Mount Vernon SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9.5

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Mount Vernon, Illinois Info Snack

Mount Vernon known as "The King City" is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 15,277 at the 2010 census.
Population
14,723
Unemployment
9.7%
Poverty
25.4%
Median Home
$75,200
Median Income
$37,358
Median Rent
$623

Rankings for Mount Vernon in Illinois

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Map Of Mount Vernon, IL

Population over time in Mount Vernon

Year Population % Change
2017 14,723 -1.1%
2016 14,880 -1.7%
2015 15,136 0.4%
2014 15,069 0.1%
2013 15,060 0.1%
2012 15,051 -1.1%
2011 15,222 1.5%
2010 15,003 -

Crime in Mount Vernon Per 100k

Crime Mount Vernon IL USA
Violent Crime 1203.9 438.8 382.9
Murder 13.2 7.8 5.3
Robbery 145.5 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 932.7 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 2672.5 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 1038.6 339.5 430.4
Larceny 1521.5 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 112.5 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Mount Vernon

White
76.4% (11,243)
African American
15.1% (2,222)
American Indian
0.1% (15)
Asian
2.3% (342)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (19)
Two Or More
2.9% (429)
Hispanic
3.1% (453)
Race Mount Vernon IL USA
White 76.4% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 15.1% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.1% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Mount Vernon, Illinois

Less than $10,000
10.2% (150,174)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.8% (144,285)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.2% (238,512)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (163,425)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (229,678)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (270,903)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.7% (98,644)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.0% (117,784)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (25,029)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (33,862)
Income Mount Vernon IL USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.8% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.2% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.7% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.0% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Mount Vernon

Female
54.1% (7,969)
Male
45.9% (6,753)
Gender Mount Vernon IL USA
Female 54.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mount Vernon for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.2% (618)
9-12th Grade
10.9% (1,603)
High School / GED
30.6% (4,507)
Some College
25.3% (3,730)
Associate's Degree
11.3% (1,664)
Bachelor's Degree
9.3% (1,371)
Master's Degree
5.6% (820)
Professional Degree
1.7% (250)
Doctorate Degree
1.1% (155)
Education Mount Vernon IL USA
< 9th Grade 4.2% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.9% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.6% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 25.3% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.3% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.3% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.6% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.1% 1.3% 1.4%

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