Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2020

2,414

Mount Vernon is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 2,414, it is the 216th largest city in Georgia and the 6941st largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually but its population has decreased by -1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,451 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 601 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $40,284 with a poverty rate of 29.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $67,200. The median age in Mount Vernon is 41.3 years, 38.7 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.16%
  • White: 37.40%
  • Other race: 9.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Georgia is 2,414, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,451.

Mount Vernon, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,31452.16%
White94237.40%
Some Other Race2369.37%
Two or More Races271.07%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

41.3


Total

38.7


Male

43.1


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,992 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

1,322

52.48%

Male

1,197

47.52%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All52.6%47.4%
Non Family43%57%
Female31.3%68.7%
Male8.9%91.1%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8942.6452.6
Married3443.4580.8
Non Family2771.2943
Female2173.2231.3
Male562.148.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1036.31%
9th to 12th Grade21613.23%
High School Graduate62037.97%
Some College33720.64%
Associates Degree18711.45%
Bachelors Degree1066.49%
Graduate Degree643.92%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black76762568
White67252975
Other Race14412227
Hispanic7563
Multiple Races2727

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 18.75%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,256$29,063$24,030
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$20,417$$22,559
Some College$32,153$32,163$32,125
Bachelors Degree$35,036$$35,036
Graduate Degree$44,500$$78,333

$24,256

Average Earnings

$29,063

Average Male

$24,030

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

89.36% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 10.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.71% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,23337230.17%
White84521725.68%
Other23610142.80%
Hispanic12910178.29%

29.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.97%

Male Poverty Rate

35.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 78.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 25.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.53%
High School27.47%
Some College13.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.67%
Female Employed16.67%
Male Employed15.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,667$40,284
Families$37,904$44,079
Married Families$49,817-
Non Families$14,702$28,105

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

Mount Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

86

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War36
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War24
Korea4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5436
65 to 7424
55 to 6419
75+7
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black535.34%
White333.98%

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.68%

Born in Georgia

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.58% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 68.68% having been born in Georgia. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,414180.75%
20192,396180.76%
20182,378753.26%
20172,303180.79%
20162,285110.48%
20152,274-16-0.70%
20142,290532.37%
20132,237763.52%
20122,161-86-3.83%
20112,247-49-2.13%
20102,2960.00%