Mount Vernon is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 2,414, it is the 130th largest city in Kentucky and the 6941st largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -2.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,477 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 2,515 in 2011. Spanning over 2 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 1,174 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mount Vernon is $35,520 with a poverty rate of 39.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $515 per month, and the median house value is $86,600. The median age in Mount Vernon is 37.2 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.0 males.