Mount Vernon, Indiana Population 2020

6,397

Mount Vernon is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 6,397, it is the 102nd largest city in Indiana and the 4153rd largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,687 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 7,656 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 2,223 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $66,405 with a poverty rate of 18.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $105,600. The median age in Mount Vernon is 41.5 years, 41.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 91.11%
  • Black or African American: 5.65%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Indiana is 6,397, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,457.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,687.

Mount Vernon, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,93491.11%
Black or African American3685.65%
Two or More Races1732.66%
Some Other Race380.58%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

41.5


Total

41.3


Male

41.7


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 5,163 adults, (1,112 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

3,494

53.65%

Male

3,019

46.35%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All64.1%35.9%
Male63%37%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female48.7%51.3%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7332.3464.1
Married1,1983.0380.1
Non Family1,0391.1851.6
Female3883.0248.7
Male1083.563

2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1443.20%
9th to 12th Grade4109.12%
High School Graduate1,90042.24%
Some College1,07423.88%
Associates Degree2806.22%
Bachelors Degree4018.92%
Graduate Degree2896.43%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2093,732609
Black18215551
Hispanic1346565
Multiple Races575730
Other Race38

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 multiple races people with a rate of 52.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,460$53,382$29,173
Less Than High School$22,566$$13,625
High School Grad$34,583$53,529$31,250
Some College$31,709$50,434$23,519
Bachelors Degree$61,389$70,956$57,917
Graduate Degree$60,938$70,363$50,357

$36,460

Average Earnings

$53,382

Average Male

$29,173

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

97.72% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8331,02517.57%
Black36818951.36%
Hispanic20711153.62%

18.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.24%

Male Poverty Rate

21.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 53.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 17.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.30%
High School15.40%
Some College11.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.06%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed9.52%
Male Employed8.32%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,259$66,405
Families$63,906$77,179
Married Families$74,569-
Non Families$30,994$46,062

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

400

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam166
Korea108
World War II42
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War34

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

12.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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

73.08%

Born in Indiana

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 73.08% having been born in Indiana. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,397-30-0.47%
20196,427-30-0.46%
20186,457-36-0.55%
20176,493-30-0.46%
20166,523-29-0.44%
20156,552-30-0.46%
20146,582-17-0.26%
20136,599-15-0.23%
20126,614-21-0.32%
20116,635-44-0.66%
20106,679-799-1.12%
20007,4782610.36%
19907,217-439-0.59%
19807,6568861.24%
19706,7708001.27%
19605,970-180-0.30%
19506,1505120.87%
19405,6386031.14%
19305,035-249-0.48%
19205,284-279-0.51%
19105,5634310.81%
19005,1324270.87%
18904,7059752.35%
18803,7308502.62%
18702,8800.00%