Mount Vernon, South Dakota Population 2024

469

Mount Vernon is a city located in Davison County South Dakota. Mount Vernon has a 2024 population of 469. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 460 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $64,143 with a poverty rate of 3.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Vernon is 28.9 years, 28.6 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 96.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.69%
  • Native American: 1.24%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,348.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.96% (9)
The current population of Mount Vernon, South Dakota is 469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 460.

Mount Vernon, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White46496.07%
Two or more races132.69%
Native American61.24%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Vernon Median Age

28.9

Total

28.6

Male

33.5

Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 343 adults, (36 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female21945.34%
Male26454.66%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2002.426139
Non Family981.1238.861.2
Married883.518317
Male74.861000
Female74.2957.142.9
showing: 5 rows

3.51

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,286

Average Earnings

$41,458

Average Male

$32,083

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Vernon Language

91.81% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 8.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.3% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White433184.16%
showing: 1 rows

3.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.04%

Male Poverty Rate

4.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 4.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 4.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%
High School1.55%
Less Than 9th Grade
showing: 4 rows

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed3.45%
Male Employed0.57%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Vernon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

23

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Mount Vernon Veterans by War

count

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Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

count

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Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

84%

Labor Force Participation

82%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Vernon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Vernon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.15%

Born in Mount Vernon

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 69.15% having been born in South Dakota. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mount Vernon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948430.62%
202848130.63%
202747830.63%
202647530.64%
202547230.64%
202446930.64%
202346630.65%
202246330.65%
2021460
2020460225.02%
2019438-1-0.23%
2018439-1-0.23%
2017440-10-2.22%
201645010.22%
2015449
2014449-13-2.81%
2013462-3-0.65%
201246520.43%
201146320.43%
2010461
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Mount Vernon Population by Year