Mount Vernon, Virginia Population 2021

13,113
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Mount Vernon has a 2020 population of 13,113. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,416 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 13,113 in 2019.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $192,033 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,472 per month, and the median house value is $627,900. The median age in Mount Vernon is 42.5 years, 41.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 72.23%
  • Black or African American: 12.71%
  • Asian: 6.91%
  • Two or more races: 5.65%
  • Other race: 2.24%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Virginia is 13,113 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,919.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,416.

Mount Vernon, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,47172.23%
Black or African American1,66712.71%
Asian9066.91%
Two or More Races7415.65%
Some Other Race2942.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.26%
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Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid $2021

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Mount Vernon Median Age

42.5


Total

41.3


Male

43.9


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 9,970 adults, (2,190 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

6,705

51.13%

Male

6,408

48.87%

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
Married89.3%10.7%
Male85.6%14.4%
All81.2%18.8%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Female54.6%45.4%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4432.9581.2
Married2,8343.3489.3
Non Family9561.3468.3
Female4453.6854.6
Male2083.4685.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Mount Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2262.49%
9th to 12th Grade2402.64%
High School Graduate1,24413.68%
Some College1,23713.60%
Associates Degree5726.29%
Bachelors Degree2,77930.56%
Graduate Degree2,79530.74%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9845,8974,244
Black1,1651,165521
Hispanic1,009726357
Asian618528303
2+ Races307301147
Other Race19012560
Native American3434

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 70.92%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$73,478$93,603$59,464
Less Than 9th Grade$19,133$25,779$15,549
High School Graduate$30,929$31,575$24,141
Some College$44,375$56,088$41,927
Bachelors Degree$80,132$108,095$60,402
Graduate Degree$128,611$148,693$108,053

$73,478

Average Earnings

$93,603

Average Male

$59,464

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

74.84% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 25.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.85% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,03947223.15%
White7,7963174.07%
Asian9069810.82%
Black1,667754.50%
Multiple723425.81%
Other294268.84%

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 23.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.65%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.32%
High School10.45%
Some College5.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.08%
Male Unemployed10.60%
Female Employed5.85%
Male Employed1.76%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$146,250$192,033
Families$170,920$211,660
Married Families$185,625-
Non Families$71,974$111,729
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Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Mount Vernon Marital Status

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1,365

Number of Veterans

1,194

Male Veterans

171

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War544
Second Gulf War536
Vietnam494
Korea136
World War II61

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54470
75+319
65 to 74270
55 to 64257
18 to 3449

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13616.13%
Black15511.49%
2+ Races5411.44%
Hispanic342.93%
Asian203.03%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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1.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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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25.75%

Born in Mount Vernon

77.16%

Native Born

22.84%

Foreign Born

11.36%

Non Citizen

11.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.16% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 25.75% having been born in Virginia. 11.36% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,1130.00%
202013,1130.00%
201913,1131941.50%
201812,9192712.14%
201712,6481791.44%
201612,469-170-1.35%
201512,639-278-2.15%
201412,917680.53%
201312,8495784.71%
201212,271850.70%
201112,186-230-1.85%
201012,4160.00%

Mount Vernon Population by Year