Mount Vernon, South Dakota Population 2020

422

Mount Vernon is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 422, it is the 133rd largest city in South Dakota and the 14057th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -2.09% annually and its population has decreased by -8.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 462 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 467 in 2012. Spanning over 0 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 1,213 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $67,384 with a poverty rate of 18.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $660 per month, and the median house value is $100,600. The median age in Mount Vernon is 32.5 years, 28.9 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.4 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.15%
  • Two or more races: 5.30%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, South Dakota is 422, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 440.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 462.

Mount Vernon, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51594.15%
Two or More Races295.30%
Some Other Race30.55%

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Mount Vernon Median Age

32.5


Total

28.9


Male

35


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 343 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

260

47.53%

Male

287

52.47%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
All64.5%35.5%
Male58.3%41.7%
Non Family50%50%
Female41.7%58.3%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1972.7864.5
Married1153.0574.8
Non Family581.0250
Female127.8341.7
Male123.5858.3

3.33

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mount Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.24%
9th to 12th Grade185.59%
High School Graduate10632.92%
Some College8325.78%
Associates Degree5717.70%
Bachelors Degree4814.91%
Graduate Degree61.86%

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29128054
Hispanic187
Multiple Races1313
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,500$41,250$27,188
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,938$40,714$17,188
Some College$33,125$40,694$24,167
Bachelors Degree$53,125$60,417$46,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,500

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

Mount Vernon Language

77.64% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 22.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.16% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1086862.96%
White402194.73%
Multiple291241.38%

18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.49%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 62.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.36%
Some College10.00%
High School5.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Male Employed3.75%
Female Employed0.79%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,125$67,384
Families$59,375$78,272
Married Families$72,250-
Non Families$38,056$36,417

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans

32

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War11
Vietnam7
World War II
Korea

$Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

82.4%

Labor Force Participation

79.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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

69.47%

Born in South Dakota

96.16%

Native Born

3.84%

Foreign Born

3.11%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.16% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 69.47% having been born in South Dakota. 3.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020422-9-2.09%
2019431-9-2.05%
2018440-1-0.23%
2017441-9-2.00%
2016450-1-0.22%
20154510.00%
2014451-13-2.80%
2013464-3-0.64%
201246740.86%
201146320.43%
20104610.00%