Mount Vernon, OH

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Living in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 16,769 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mount Vernon is the 111th largest community in Ohio.

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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in management occupations (9.69%), office and administrative support (9.33%), and sales jobs (8.62%).

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 19.01 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Mount Vernon citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.47% of adults in Mount Vernon have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2018 was $22,881, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,524 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, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Mount Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.