Living in Mount Vernon, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Mount Vernon SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
6

Mount Vernon, WA Crime Report

1,407
Total Crimes
3,957.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
54.10%
Above National Average

Mount Vernon, WA Cost Of Living

112
Mount Vernon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Mount Vernon, Washington Info Snack

Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population was 31,743 at the 2010 census. It is one of two principal cities of and included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the county seat of Skagit County. Downtown Mount Vernon is known for its annual Tulip Festival Street Fair, which is part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The climate of Skagit County is similar to that of Northern France, with millions of tulips grown in the Skagit Valley. In 1998, Mount Vernon was rated the #1 "Best Small City in America" by the New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities.
Population
34,504
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
14.6%
Median Home
$243,600
Median Income
$55,368
Median Rent
$988

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Rankings for Mount Vernon in Washington

Best Places Around Mount Vernon

1

Burlington, WA
Population 8,743

2

Anacortes, WA
Population 16,725

3

Arlington, WA
Population 19,154

4

Sedro-Woolley, WA
Population 11,579

5

Oak Harbor, WA
Population 22,820

6

Stanwood, WA
Population 6,973

Map Of Mount Vernon, WA

Population over time in Mount Vernon

Year Population % Change
2017 34,504 2.1%
2016 33,787 1.2%
2015 33,388 1.3%
2014 32,957 1.9%
2013 32,356 0.9%
2012 32,059 0.8%
2011 31,804 1.1%
2010 31,455 1.3%
2009 31,044 -
Crime/100k Mount Vernon WA USA
Violent Crime 278.5 311.5 368.9
Murder 5.6 3.1 5.0
Robbery 73.1 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 154.7 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 3679.3 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 655.4 533.5 376.0
Larceny 2711.7 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 312.2 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mount Vernon

White
56.1% (19,362)
African American
1.1% (370)
American Indian
1.7% (594)
Asian
3.2% (1,095)
Hawaiian
0.3% (91)
Other
0.2% (59)
Two Or More
2.3% (781)
Hispanic
35.2% (12,152)
Race Mount Vernon WA USA
White 56.1% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 1.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.7% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 35.2% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Mount Vernon, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.4% (254,614)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (142,971)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (323,537)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (283,095)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (555,937)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (656,473)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.7% (575,873)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (412,111)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (142,971)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (102,814)
Income Mount Vernon WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.7% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Mount Vernon

Female
49.7% (17,164)
Male
50.3% (17,339)
Gender Mount Vernon WA USA
Female 49.7% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 50.0% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
10.0% (3,450)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,415)
High School / GED
25.0% (8,626)
Some College
25.0% (8,626)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,795)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,175)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,725)
Professional Degree
1.0% (345)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (345)
Education Mount Vernon WA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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