Mount Vernon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,499 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mount Vernon is the 98th largest community in Indiana.
Mount Vernon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.04%), management occupations (9.21%), and sales jobs (8.02%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.74 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Mount Vernon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Mount Vernon are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.21% of adults in Mount Vernon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2010 was $29,511, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,044 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 Chinese.