Mount VernonNew York

Mount Vernon Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Mount Vernon is 72,584. 23.68% is under 18, while 15.31% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 4.71% of the population was five years old or younger, 23.68% were 18 years or younger and 29.55% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 54.78% female and 45.22% male.

Mount Vernon Housing

According to the US Census, Mount Vernon has 27,528 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Mount Vernon was 96.14%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $439,100

Mount Vernon Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 76.46% of Mount Vernon's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 11.30% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.96% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.09%

Black Or African American Alone62.43%
White Alone14.03%
Some Other Race Alone11.30%
Asian Alone1.96%
White Black Or African American1.09%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.61%

How Educated is Mount Vernon

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 21.1% of Mount Vernon residents had a bachelor's degree, while 14.7% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 35.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Mount Vernon CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher71.5%
Some College Or Associates Degree35.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher29.1%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency21.7%
Bachelors Degree21.1%
Some College No Degree19.3%

Average Income in Mount Vernon

The median household income in Mount Vernon is $78,562. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $78,562.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $95,854 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $125,561.

A closer examination of the income groups of Mount Vernon households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $100,000 and $149,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (18.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (10.8%). 10.2% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$125,561
Nonfamily households$43,862