Mount Vernon, Washington Population 2020

37,141
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 37,141, it is the 33rd largest city in Washington and the 1060th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually and its population has increased by 17.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,743 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Mount Vernon has a population density of 3,020 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $69,499 with a poverty rate of 14.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $988 per month, and the median house value is $243,600. The median age in Mount Vernon is 34 years, 31.8 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.0 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 68.94%
  • Other race: 20.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Asian: 3.17%
  • Native American: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Washington is 37,141, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,741.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,743.

Mount Vernon, Washington Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020132,5662,1801.64%
2019130,3862,1801.67%
2018128,2062,1801.70%
2017126,0262,3171.84%
2016123,7092,1051.70%
2015121,6041,6121.33%
2014119,9921,7151.43%
2013118,2775560.47%
2012117,7211420.12%
2011117,5796250.53%
2010116,9540.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,78668.94%
Some Other Race7,14820.72%
Two or More Races1,2013.48%
Asian1,0953.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native7482.17%
Black or African American4141.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1120.32%
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Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Vernon Median Age

34


Total

31.8


Male

37.1


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 25,207 adults, (5,459 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

17,165

49.75%

Male

17,339

50.25%

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
Married72.6%27.4%
All60.5%39.5%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Male43.6%56.4%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1152.7860.5
Married6,0033.472.6
Non Family3,9881.347.7
Female1,4523.9753.4
Male6723.5643.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Vernon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,29610.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,5657.12%
High School Graduate5,43924.74%
Some College5,46524.86%
Associates Degree2,33210.61%
Bachelors Degree3,37915.37%
Graduate Degree1,5056.85%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,55213,7434,202
Hispanic5,6932,804346
Other Race3,4781,508167
Asian716635171
Multiple Races49542859
Native American38936764
Black26123850
Islander7053

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.88%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,105$41,114$25,966
Less Than High School$23,037$26,225$21,125
High School Grad$34,708$42,623$21,458
Some College$30,820$36,490$27,083
Bachelors Degree$42,436$61,915$28,417
Graduate Degree$69,342$75,335$56,442

$32,105

Average Earnings

$41,114

Average Male

$25,966

Average Female

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

64.84% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 35.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.19% of the population.

Mount Vernon Poverty

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,7442,22911.89%
Hispanic12,0702,22718.45%
Other7,1271,43320.11%
Multiple1,18526622.45%
Asian1,06821420.04%
Black4004210.50%
Native721395.41%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Multiple, with 22.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Native, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.87%
High School16.36%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.92%
Male Unemployed27.47%
Male Employed9.65%
Female Employed8.70%

Mount Vernon Income

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,368$69,499
Families$67,647$77,984
Married Families$77,295-
Non Families$31,071$45,401
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Mount Vernon Marital Status

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mount Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Mount Vernon Veterans

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2,125

Number of Veterans

1,977

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam803
First Gulf War474
Second Gulf War417
Korea207
World War II56
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74569
35 to 54517
75+445
55 to 64366
18 to 34228
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,95910.60%
Hispanic1441.99%
2 or More6110.29%
Black5219.55%
Other330.76%
Indian204.03%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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11.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Employment Status

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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49.44%

Born in Washington

80.50%

Native Born

19.50%

Foreign Born

13.12%

Non Citizen

6.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.50% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 49.44% having been born in Washington. 13.12% 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
202037,1417001.92%
201936,4417001.96%
201835,7415351.52%
201735,2067002.03%
201634,5066812.01%
201533,8256071.83%
201433,2186712.06%
201332,5473831.19%
201232,1641610.50%
201132,0032500.79%
201031,7535,5211.93%
200026,2328,5854.04%
199017,6474,6383.10%
198013,0094,2053.98%
19708,8048831.06%
19607,9212,6914.24%
19505,2309522.03%
19404,2785881.49%
19303,6903491.00%
19203,3410.00%