Mount Vernon, Iowa Population 2020

4,454

Mount Vernon, Iowa's estimated population is 4,454 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Mount Vernon, Iowa is the 91st largest city in Iowa based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1275.27 people/mi² (492.38 people/km²).

The overall median age is 23.1 years, 23.9 years for males, and 21.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males.

The median income for households in Mount Vernon, Iowa is $, while the mean household income is $.

Mount Vernon Ia Demographics

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

  • White: 94.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Mount Vernon, Iowa?

4,454
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20184,454-2-0.04%
20174,456280.63%
20164,428-33-0.74%
20154,461-21-0.47%
20144,482-49-1.08%
20134,531-48-1.05%
20124,579430.95%
20114,536400.89%
20104,4961,1062.86%
20003,390-267-0.76%
19903,6573320.96%
19803,3253070.97%
19703,0184251.53%
19602,5930.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,19994.27%
Two or More Races1222.74%
Asian651.46%
Black or African American641.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.09%

Mount Vernon Ia Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Ia Median Age

23.1


Total

23.9


Male

21.8


Female

Mount Vernon Ia Adults

There are 3,419 adults, (452 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon Ia.

Mount Vernon Ia Age Dependency

50.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Ia Sex Ratio

Female

2,295

51.53%

Male

2,159

48.47%

Mount Vernon Ia Households and Families

Mount Vernon Ia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Ia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married98%2%
All73.9%26.1%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family32.9%67.1%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2432.6973.9
Married6833.2798
Non Family4101.3632.9
Female953.1562.1
Male554.62100

3.31

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Ia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade130.62%
9th to 12th Grade231.09%
High School Graduate29514.01%
Some College35016.62%
Associates Degree1356.41%
Bachelors Degree80938.41%
Graduate Degree48122.84%

Mount Vernon Ia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0772,0471,267
Asian232323
Black6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,060$54,241$39,896
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,891$$35,313
Some College$36,435$41,786$31,597
Bachelors Degree$47,938$51,641$43,409
Graduate Degree$79,464$95,859$62,888

$52,060

Average Earnings

$54,241

Average Male

$39,896

Average Female

Mount Vernon Ia Language

Mount Vernon Ia Language by Age

Mount Vernon Ia Language

95.28% of Mount Vernon Ia residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Mount Vernon Ia Poverty

Mount Vernon Ia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,238993.06%
Multiple642742.19%
Black30310.00%

3.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.30%

Male Poverty Rate

3.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon Ia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon Ia is Multiple, with 42.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon Ia is White, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.58%
High School16.12%
Some College3.73%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.61%

Mount Vernon Ia Income

Mount Vernon Ia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,656$101,462
Families$99,132$131,905
Married Families$105,694-
Non Families$40,081$38,940

Mount Vernon Ia Marital Status

Mount Vernon Ia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Ia Married by Age and Sex

Mount Vernon Ia 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 55-64.

Mount Vernon Ia Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Ia Veterans

288

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War136
Second Gulf War40
World War II14
Korea

Mount Vernon Ia Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Ia Employment Status

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Ia 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

59.61%

Born in Iowa

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.68% of Mount Vernon Ia residents were born in the United States, with 59.61% having been born in Iowa. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.