Mount Vernon, Virginia Population 2020

12,919
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Virginia. Mount Vernon has a 2020 population of 12,919. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,416 in 2010. Mount Vernon reached it's highest population of 12,919 in 2018.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $181,273 with a poverty rate of 7.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,443 per month, and the median house value is $621,500. The median age in Mount Vernon is 41.9 years, 39.2 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 73.32%
  • Black or African American: 11.51%
  • Asian: 6.95%
  • Two or more races: 5.82%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Virginia is 12,919, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,47273.32%
Black or African American1,48711.51%
Asian8986.95%
Two or More Races7525.82%
Some Other Race2752.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.27%
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Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Vernon Median Age

41.9


Total

39.2


Male

43.2


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 9,809 adults, (2,088 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

6,538

50.61%

Male

6,381

49.39%

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All81.3%18.7%
Male74.6%25.4%
Non Family70.2%29.8%
Female46.9%53.1%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4712.8981.3
Married2,7883.3491
Non Family1,0361.2770.2
Female4033.646.9
Male2443.4174.6

3.29

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Vernon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2893.24%
9th to 12th Grade2212.48%
High School Graduate1,18213.27%
Some College1,27114.27%
Associates Degree4585.14%
Bachelors Degree2,61129.31%
Graduate Degree2,87532.28%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,9375,8104,153
Hispanic1,014719365
Black959959485
Asian709628370
Multiple Races291284115
Other Race17812752
Native American35357

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 69.95%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,864$93,833$60,671
Less Than High School$25,152$26,588$16,469
High School Grad$26,745$27,336$25,250
Some College$55,683$58,849$41,860
Bachelors Degree$75,909$102,472$58,828
Graduate Degree$127,175$145,000$106,849

$75,864

Average Earnings

$93,833

Average Male

$60,671

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

75.26% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 24.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.31% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,97834217.29%
White7,8333093.94%
Black1,48721014.12%
Asian898819.02%
Multiple734445.99%
Other275259.09%

7.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.84%
High School15.31%
Some College5.84%
Bachelors or Greater1.51%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.82%
Male Unemployed16.54%
Female Employed4.00%
Male Employed2.08%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$147,006$181,273
Families$167,612$200,099
Married Families$183,426-
Non Families$73,077$112,169
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Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

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 Veterans

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1,313

Number of Veterans

1,144

Male Veterans

169

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War515
Vietnam505
Second Gulf War495
Korea103
World War II80
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54416
75+300
55 to 64269
65 to 74241
18 to 3487
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,05714.98%
Black18617.10%
Asian415.44%
2 or More296.64%
Hispanic231.97%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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0.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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26.63%

Born in Virginia

78.27%

Native Born

21.73%

Foreign Born

10.77%

Non Citizen

10.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.27% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 26.63% having been born in Virginia. 10.77% 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
202012,9190.00%
201912,9190.00%
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%