Mount Vernon, Washington Population 2020

36,364
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Mount Vernon is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 36,364, it is the 33rd largest city in Washington and the 1070th largest city in the United States. Mount Vernon is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 14.56% 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 2,957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Vernon is $75,035 with a poverty rate of 14.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,019 per month, and the median house value is $269,100. The median age in Mount Vernon is 35.3 years, 32.8 years for males, and 39.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.3 males.

Mount Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 70.31%
  • Other race: 18.90%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Asian: 2.96%
  • Native American: 2.25%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
The current population of Mount Vernon, Washington is 36,364, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,648.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
2020130,5751,3701.05%
2019129,2051,3701.06%
2018127,8351,9751.54%
2017125,8602,2571.79%
2016123,6032,0441.65%
2015121,5591,5931.31%
2014119,9661,7111.43%
2013118,2555410.46%
2012117,7141360.12%
2011117,5786340.54%
2010116,9440.00%

Mount Vernon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,62770.31%
Some Other Race6,61918.90%
Two or More Races1,4064.01%
Asian1,0372.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native7892.25%
Black or African American4031.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1450.41%
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Mount Vernon Population by Race

Mount Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Vernon Median Age

35.3


Total

32.8


Male

39.7


Female

Mount Vernon Adults

There are 26,007 adults, (6,033 of whom are seniors) in Mount Vernon.

Mount Vernon Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

17,660

50.42%

Male

17,366

49.58%

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
Married77.6%22.4%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female44.3%55.7%
Male44%56%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mount Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3962.7662.8
Married6,1643.2977.6
Non Family3,9871.350.4
Female1,4864.0644.3
Male7593.5944

3.26

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Mount Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0478.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,4976.55%
High School Graduate5,92525.91%
Some College5,76125.19%
Associates Degree2,62011.46%
Bachelors Degree3,30114.44%
Graduate Degree1,7167.50%
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Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,34914,6264,257
Hispanic5,7223,036401
Other Race3,2871,548180
Asian743680168
Multiple Races53548591
Native American40035855
Black24522156
Islander6969

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.73%.

Mount Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,309$43,740$28,048
Less Than High School$23,112$26,602$21,573
High School Grad$35,088$39,634$22,883
Some College$33,092$43,779$29,171
Bachelors Degree$49,063$66,125$32,708
Graduate Degree$75,746$78,401$64,875

$35,309

Average Earnings

$43,740

Average Male

$28,048

Average Female

Mount Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Vernon Language by Age

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Mount Vernon Language

67.13% of Mount Vernon residents speak only English, while 32.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.48% of the population.

Mount Vernon Language

Mount Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,8112,52621.39%
White19,2811,98810.31%
Other6,4571,38021.37%
Multiple1,34228221.01%
Asian99115815.94%
Native78113717.54%
Black3754612.27%

14.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is Hispanic, with 21.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Vernon is White, with 10.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.48%.

Mount Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.22%
High School13.76%
Some College10.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.24%
Male Unemployed25.75%
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed7.88%

Mount Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,056$75,035
Families$74,630$83,291
Married Families$84,310-
Non Families$34,157$49,656
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Income by Household Type

Mount Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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 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 Marital Status

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2,274

Number of Veterans

2,065

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam869
First Gulf War565
Second Gulf War432
Korea223
World War II47

Mount Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74686
35 to 54566
75+458
55 to 64366
18 to 34198

Mount Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,04810.51%
Hispanic1542.15%
Black8231.66%
2 or More618.97%
Other611.50%
Asian141.61%
Indian81.72%

Mount Vernon Veterans by Race

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Vernon Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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49.40%

Born in Washington

81.96%

Native Born

18.04%

Foreign Born

11.49%

Non Citizen

6.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.96% of Mount Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 49.40% having been born in Washington. 11.49% 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
202036,3643580.99%
201936,0063581.00%
201835,6484781.36%
201735,1706851.99%
201634,4856671.97%
201533,8186021.81%
201433,2166672.05%
201332,5493811.18%
201232,1681610.50%
201132,0072520.79%
201031,7555,5231.93%
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%

Mount Vernon Population by Year