Mount Vernon is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 4,504 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Vernon is the 147th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
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 service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in office and administrative support (15.82%), food service (13.16%) and management occupations (12.28%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mount Vernon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mount Vernon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mount Vernon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mount Vernon may be for you.
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 17.24 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.