Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2021

2,373
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Montgomery County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. With a 2020 population of 2,373, it is the 221st largest city in Georgia and the 7002nd largest city in the United States . Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually but its population has decreased by -3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,451 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 591 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $41,721 with a poverty rate of 29.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $636 per month, and the median house value is $84,200. The median age in Mount Vernon is 40.8 years, 29.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mount Vernonwas:

  • Black or African American: 53.42%
  • White: 39.39%
  • Other race: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Georgia is 2,373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,451.

Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,33753.42%
White98639.39%
Some Other Race1285.11%
Two or More Races522.08%
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Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Vernon Median Age

40.8


Total

29.3


Male

43.9


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,915 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

1,318

52.66%

Male

1,185

47.34%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female14.9%85.1%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
All46.7%53.3%
Married81.8%18.2%

46.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8412.7846.7
Married3183.6581.8
Non Family2871.3136.9
Female1813.614.9
Male552.650

3.52

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Mount Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade644.14%
9th to 12th Grade19912.86%
High School Graduate58337.69%
Some College29719.20%
Associates Degree21213.70%
Bachelors Degree1459.37%
Graduate Degree473.04%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black75359373
White682596107
Other Race897212
Hispanic5252
2+ Races2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.69%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,745$30,370$24,444
Less Than 9th Grade$8,986$8,241$
High School Graduate$23,165$$23,153
Some College$31,520$38,158$26,875
Bachelors Degree$36,000$46,250$35,750
Graduate Degree$81,250$$

$25,745

Average Earnings

$30,370

Average Male

$24,444

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

93.43% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 6.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.79% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,25242133.63%
White90821323.46%
Other1285643.75%
Hispanic745675.68%

29.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.98%

Male Poverty Rate

35.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 75.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 23.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.88%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.00%
High School24.87%
Some College17.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.49%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.38%
Male Employed16.82%
Female Employed15.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,698$41,721
Families$39,265$49,232
Married Families$56,042-
Non Families$13,528$27,222
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Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Mount Vernon Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War17
World War II
Korea

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7432
35 to 5429
55 to 647
75+5
18 to 34

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black474.79%
White263.19%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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10.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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43.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Employment by Age

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Mount Vernon Employment by Race

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Mount Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.32%

Born in Mount Vernon

94.29%

Native Born

5.71%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

3.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.29% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 66.32% having been born in Georgia. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,37310.04%
20202,37210.04%
20192,37110.04%
20182,370783.40%
20172,29290.39%
20162,283120.53%
20152,271-17-0.74%
20142,288512.28%
20132,237763.52%
20122,161-87-3.87%
20112,248-47-2.05%
20102,2950.00%

Mount Vernon Population by Year