Mount Vernon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,550 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, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), management occupations (9.40%), and sales jobs (6.06%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mount Vernon spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.73 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Mount Vernon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Mount Vernon is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.83% of adults 25 and older in Mount Vernon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2010 was $27,331, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,324 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 English, Irish, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Mount Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.