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Mount Vernon is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 68,458 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Mount Vernon is the 12th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Mount Vernon are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
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 service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in office and administrative support (14.48%), sales jobs (7.87%) and healthcare (7.55%).
One thing that you will notice about Mount Vernon is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Mount Vernon a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One downside of living in Mount Vernon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mount Vernon, the average commute to work is 32.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly city. Many of Mount Vernon’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Mount Vernon is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Mount Vernon area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
In terms of college education, Mount Vernon is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.31% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2010 was $27,059, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,236 for a family of four. However, Mount Vernon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mount Vernon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Mount Vernon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Vernon include Jamaican, Italian, Irish, Brazilian, African and Haitian.
Mount Vernon also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.38%.
The most common language spoken in Mount Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
|MOUNT VERNON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||25,750|
|MOUNT VERNON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||38.42%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||61.59%|
|TYPE OF MOUNT VERNON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||27.38%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.82%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||25.11%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||44.55%|
|SIZE OF MOUNT VERNON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.38%|
|AGE OF MOUNT VERNON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.72%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||13.41%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.51%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||41.36%|
|MOUNT VERNON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$418,507|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,418|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.29%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||9.03%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||11.67%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||12.18%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||21.96%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||21.43%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||18.09%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||2.74%|
|PEOPLE OF MOUNT VERNON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.70%|
|5 TO 17||15.54%|
|18 TO 24||9.36%|
|25 TO 34||14.43%|
|35 TO 54||27.43%|
|55 TO 64||11.86%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.68%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||84.97%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$49,268|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,059|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.13%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (25.25%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.08%)
Public Service (3.52%)
Information Technology (2.41%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||63.76%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.33%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.84%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.72%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Jamaican (19.64%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.63%)
French Creole (1.57%)
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