Mount Vernon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,502 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mount Vernon is the 98th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities, Mount Vernon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mount Vernon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Vernon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), sales jobs (9.52%), and maintenance occupations (7.29%).
Also of interest is that Mount Vernon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Mount Vernon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.71 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Mount Vernon who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.11% of the adults in Mount Vernon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2018 was $29,488, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,952 for a family of four. However, Mount Vernon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mount Vernon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Vernon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Vernon include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mount Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.