Mount Vernon, Ohio Population 2020

16,797

Mount Vernon is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 16,797, it is the 109th largest city in Ohio and the 2125th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually but its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,990 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 17,063 in 2011. Spanning over 10 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 1,754 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $51,704 with a poverty rate of 21.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Mount Vernon is 36.1 years, 32.6 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 95.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Ohio is 16,797, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,701.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,990.

Mount Vernon, Ohio Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202063,0735900.94%
201962,4835900.94%
201861,8935900.95%
201761,3034060.66%
201660,897-90-0.15%
201560,987-9-0.01%
201460,9961400.23%
201360,856920.15%
201260,764-515-0.85%
201161,2791840.30%
201061,0950.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,96995.80%
Two or More Races3231.94%
Black or African American1480.89%
Asian1080.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.44%
Some Other Race480.29%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

36.1


Total

32.6


Male

40


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 13,152 adults, (3,097 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

8,575

51.44%

Male

8,094

48.56%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All52.5%47.5%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Male26.5%73.5%
Female24.5%75.5%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9962.1952.5
Non Family2,7861.1542.1
Married2,7542.9177.4
Female9842.8124.5
Male4722.8126.5

2.74

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4263.93%
9th to 12th Grade7657.05%
High School Graduate4,34740.06%
Some College2,22320.48%
Associates Degree5565.12%
Bachelors Degree1,59114.66%
Graduate Degree9448.70%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4299,3202,432
Hispanic160114
Black10410025
Asian998056
Multiple Races705711
Other Race454511
Native American1414

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 56.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,725$39,009$25,865
Less Than High School$17,797$25,020$14,708
High School Grad$31,383$36,875$25,244
Some College$29,851$32,679$26,080
Bachelors Degree$52,955$72,544$26,944
Graduate Degree$55,865$64,327$53,125

$31,725

Average Earnings

$39,009

Average Male

$25,865

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

97.24% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5893,12621.43%
Hispanic29710134.01%
Multiple2529236.51%
Black1305542.31%
Other452146.67%
Native731926.03%

21.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.56%

Male Poverty Rate

24.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Other, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.22%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.73%
High School20.40%
Some College13.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.72%
Male Unemployed45.92%
Female Employed15.24%
Male Employed6.22%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,098$51,704
Families$50,376$59,560
Married Families$60,689-
Non Families$25,369$33,137

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

1,123

Number of Veterans

1,071

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam397
First Gulf War236
Second Gulf War122
Korea84
World War II70
Age Group Veterans
75+343
65 to 74274
35 to 54225
55 to 64174
18 to 34107
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1148.83%
Hispanic2511.85%
2 or More83.77%
Black10.70%

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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

75.15%

Born in Ohio

98.10%

Native Born

1.90%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.10% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 75.15% having been born in Ohio. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,797480.29%
201916,749480.29%
201816,701790.48%
201716,622480.29%
201616,574-85-0.51%
201516,659-45-0.27%
201416,704-64-0.38%
201316,768-76-0.45%
201216,844-219-1.28%
201117,063530.31%
201017,0102,6351.70%
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%