Mount Vernon, Missouri Population 2020

4,534

Mount Vernon is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 4,534, it is the 146th largest city in Missouri and the 5031st largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually but its population has decreased by -0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,575 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 4,558 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 1,141 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $48,811 with a poverty rate of 14.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $99,800. The median age in Mount Vernon is 46.6 years, 44.3 years for males, and 48.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.10%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Missouri is 4,534, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,510.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,575.

Mount Vernon, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,27395.10%
Two or More Races1332.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.96%
Black or African American270.60%
Asian90.20%
Some Other Race80.18%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

46.6


Total

44.3


Male

48.2


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 3,630 adults, (1,205 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

85.3

Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

2,252

50.12%

Male

2,241

49.88%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.8%25.2%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family39.9%60.1%
Female28.3%71.7%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8962.1455.2
Married8122.974.8
Non Family7311.0239.9
Female2862.5228.3
Male673.6100

2.82

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1444.36%
9th to 12th Grade37811.43%
High School Graduate1,14434.60%
Some College1,00430.37%
Associates Degree2477.47%
Bachelors Degree2086.29%
Graduate Degree1815.47%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1462,630366
Multiple Races11110523
Native American4343
Hispanic77
Black66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 20.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,633$37,500$20,276
Less Than High School$21,472$$14,922
High School Grad$27,164$31,314$21,458
Some College$28,116$43,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$12,096
Graduate Degree$62,750$$41,806

$28,633

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$20,276

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

99.45% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

14.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.45%

Male Poverty Rate

20.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.75%
High School14.36%
Some College6.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed11.05%
Male Employed3.72%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,857$48,811
Families$49,233$64,630
Married Families$54,471-
Non Families$21,528$21,745

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

554

Number of Veterans

532

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam146
World War II110
Korea93
First Gulf War85
Second Gulf War64
Name Veterans % of Total
White54015.60%
Hispanic725.00%
2 or More76.31%
Indian716.28%

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

54.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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

67.59%

Born in Missouri

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.80% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 67.59% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% 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
20204,534120.27%
20194,522120.27%
20184,510-1-0.02%
20174,511120.27%
20164,499210.47%
20154,478160.36%
20144,462-27-0.60%
20134,489-39-0.86%
20124,528-18-0.40%
20114,546-12-0.26%
20104,5585411.27%
20004,0172910.75%
19903,7263851.10%
19803,3417412.54%
19702,6000.00%