Mount Vernon, Virginia Population 2024

13,108

Mount Vernon is a city located in Fairfax County Virginia. Mount Vernon has a 2024 population of 13,108. Mount Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,490 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $204,761 with a poverty rate of 9.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mount Vernon is 43.4 years, 43 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 62.16%
  • Black or African American: 14.99%
  • Two or more races: 12.3%
  • Asian: 7.41%
  • Other race: 3.06%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,509.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.83% (-382)
The current population of Mount Vernon, Virginia is 13,108 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,490.

Mount Vernon, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,26662.16%
Black or African American1,99314.99%
Two or more races1,63612.3%
Asian9867.41%
Other race4073.06%
Native American110.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Vernon Median Age

43.4

Total

43

Male

43.7

Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 9,944 adults, (2,350 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female6,94452.21%
Male6,35547.79%

Mount Vernon Population by Age

Mount Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,8262.7576.623.4
Married2,9613.2987.612.4
Non Family1,2641.2864.135.9
Female5313.2243.356.7
Male702.969010

3.22

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

76.6%

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 Grade1231.33%
9th to 12th Grade2102.26%
High School Graduate1,38014.87%
Some College1,01410.93%
Associates Degree5676.11%
Bachelors Degree2,82230.41%
Graduate Degree3,16534.1%

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
White5,5685,5044,246
Black1,5491,504675
Hispanic1,1701,031459
2+ Races758735386
Asian705637383
Other Race24621498
Native American111111

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$85,060$115,735$58,542
Less Than 9th Grade$21,615$34,153$15,857
High School Graduate$36,250$45,719$29,340
Some College$46,846$64,100$39,145
Bachelors Degree$85,956$111,957$65,081
Graduate Degree$131,162$149,886$112,625

$85,060

Average Earnings

$115,735

Average Male

$58,542

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

76.43% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 23.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.05% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,1286388.95%
Hispanic2,41839516.34%
Black1,99321110.59%
Multiple1,636402.44%
Other40761.47%

9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.36%

Male Poverty Rate

10.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 16.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Other, with 1.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.1%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.42%
High School12.03%
Some College5.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.43%
Female Employed7.78%
Male Employed1.94%
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$160,096$204,761
Families$197,500$237,201
Married Families$209,963$-999,999,999
Non Families$77,241$107,500

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

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 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

1,494

Number of Veterans

1,274

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War790
Second Gulf War700
Vietnam455
Korea37
World War II7

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54590
65 to 74329
55 to 64306
75+214
18 to 3455

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,18418.95%
Black16710.15%
2+ Races738.84%
Hispanic715.59%
Asian608.13%
Other Race104.57%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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

27.2%

Born in Mount Vernon

79.13%

Native Born

20.87%

Foreign Born

8.14%

Non Citizen

12.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.13% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 27.2% having been born in Virginia. 8.14% 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
202413,108-95-0.72%
202313,203-96-0.72%
202213,299-408-2.98%
202113,7072171.61%
202013,4903772.88%
201913,1131941.5%
201812,9192712.14%
201712,6481791.44%
201612,469-170-1.35%
201512,639-278-2.15%
201412,917680.53%
201312,8495784.71%
201212,271850.7%
201112,186-230-1.85%
201012,41600%

Mount Vernon Population by Year