Mount Vernon, Ohio Population 2020

16,823
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 16,823, it is the 109th largest city in Ohio and the 2134th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually but its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,990 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 17,064 in 2011. Spanning over 10 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 1,757 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $54,128 with a poverty rate of 18.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $118,000. The median age in Mount Vernon is 38.8 years, 36.5 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Black or African American: 1.19%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Ohio is 16,823, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,990.

Mount Vernon, Ohio Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202062,7444220.67%
201962,3224220.68%
201861,9006291.02%
201761,2713620.59%
201660,909-92-0.15%
201561,00110.00%
201461,0001420.23%
201360,858940.15%
201260,764-519-0.85%
201161,2831930.31%
201061,0900.00%

Mount Vernon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,87995.27%
Two or More Races3502.10%
Black or African American1981.19%
Asian1150.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.59%
Some Other Race270.16%
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Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Vernon Median Age

38.8


Total

36.5


Male

40.2


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 13,108 adults, (3,227 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

8,856

53.13%

Male

7,811

46.87%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Male32.6%67.4%
Female30.1%69.9%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7942.2553.1
Married2,7412.978.1
Non Family2,6081.1639.1
Female9152.8630.1
Male5303.1232.6

2.77

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Mount Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4343.98%
9th to 12th Grade6726.16%
High School Graduate4,64142.57%
Some College2,10819.33%
Associates Degree5985.48%
Bachelors Degree1,47013.48%
Graduate Degree9808.99%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4159,4142,342
Hispanic15294
Black14413731
Asian997963
Multiple Races9171
Other Race272714
Native American2424

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.64%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,935$39,010$25,782
Less Than High School$20,972$26,111$18,500
High School Grad$31,373$38,450$21,685
Some College$30,100$38,494$24,799
Bachelors Degree$36,948$74,676$32,722
Graduate Degree$53,060$49,888$53,153

$31,935

Average Earnings

$39,010

Average Male

$25,782

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

97.12% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,3592,58418.00%
Multiple29514147.80%
Hispanic33311333.93%
Black1736235.84%
Native983434.69%
Other2727100.00%

18.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 18.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.59%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.62%
High School15.31%
Some College12.20%
Bachelors or Greater7.26%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.40%
Male Unemployed24.53%
Female Employed12.77%
Male Employed5.44%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,668$54,128
Families$53,027$61,088
Married Families$61,709-
Non Families$24,658$35,664
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Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Mount Vernon Marital Status

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1,158

Number of Veterans

1,083

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam382
First Gulf War286
Second Gulf War129
World War II67
Korea53

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+330
35 to 54306
55 to 64216
65 to 74215
18 to 3491

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1429.07%
Hispanic3012.30%
2 or More159.80%
Black10.52%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Employment by Age

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Mount Vernon Employment by Race

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Mount Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.44%

Born in Ohio

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 75.44% having been born in Ohio. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,823540.32%
201916,769540.32%
201816,715930.56%
201716,622390.24%
201616,583-85-0.51%
201516,668-41-0.25%
201416,709-63-0.38%
201316,772-72-0.43%
201216,844-220-1.29%
201117,064570.34%
201017,0072,6321.70%
200014,375-175-0.12%
199014,5502270.16%
198014,3239500.69%
197013,373890.07%
196013,2841,0990.87%
195012,1852,0631.87%
194010,1227520.77%
19309,3701330.14%
19209,2371500.16%
19109,0872,4543.20%
19006,6336060.96%
18906,0277781.39%
18805,2493730.74%
18704,8766741.50%
18604,2024911.25%
18503,7110.00%

Mount Vernon Population by Year