Mount Vernon, Texas Population 2024

2,588

Mount Vernon is a city located in Franklin County Texas. Mount Vernon has a 2024 population of 2,588. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually and its population has increased by 3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,494 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $88,311 with a poverty rate of 12.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Vernon is 31.1 years, 27.6 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 64.94%
  • Black or African American: 14.92%
  • Two or more races: 14.25%
  • Other race: 5.9%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
600.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.77% (94)
The current population of Mount Vernon, Texas is 2,588 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,494.

Mount Vernon, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,64164.94%
Black or African American37714.92%
Two or more races36014.25%
Other race1495.9%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Vernon Median Age

31.1

Total

27.6

Male

34.9

Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 1,572 adults, (246 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

90.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female1,15645.75%
Male1,37154.25%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7483.2561.538.5
Married4324.0676.623.4
Non Family2051.1429.370.7
Female913.5862.637.4
Male205.86040

3.97

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1036.91%
9th to 12th Grade18412.34%
High School Graduate45530.52%
Some College34923.41%
Associates Degree1187.91%
Bachelors Degree19913.35%
Graduate Degree835.57%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White923792211
Hispanic29716016
Black25724153
2+ Races16812618
Other Race97250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.86%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,849$39,969$39,583
Less Than 9th Grade$32,708$35,903$22,361
High School Graduate$33,726$37,857$27,344
Some College$43,409$38,846$44,342
Bachelors Degree$51,103$93,269$44,922
Graduate Degree$68,413$68,558$0

$39,849

Average Earnings

$39,969

Average Male

$39,583

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

82.21% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 17.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.58% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,49621014.04%
Hispanic5117715.07%
Multiple3414513.2%
Other1494228.19%

12.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.2%

Male Poverty Rate

12.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Other, with 28.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Multiple, with 13.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.78%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.42%
Less Than 9th Grade15.77%
Some College3.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed2.29%
Female Unemployed0%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,750$88,311
Families$69,844$102,601
Married Families$91,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,417$49,108

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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

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

78

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War28
Korea11
Vietnam8
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
18 to 3428
55 to 6415
35 to 544
65 to 740

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White788.02%
Hispanic61.73%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

6%

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

76.57%

Born in Mount Vernon

91.25%

Native Born

8.75%

Foreign Born

4%

Non Citizen

4.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.25% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 76.57% having been born in Texas. 4% 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
20292,705230.86%
20282,682240.9%
20272,658230.87%
20262,635240.92%
20252,611230.89%
20242,588240.94%
20232,564230.91%
20222,541240.95%
20212,517230.92%
20202,494-263-9.54%
20192,757-24-0.86%
20182,781-22-0.78%
20172,803180.65%
20162,785170.61%
20152,76860.22%
20142,762-25-0.9%
20132,787-15-0.54%
20122,80230.11%
20112,799-12-0.43%
20102,81100%

Mount Vernon Population by Year