Mount Vernon is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,753 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mount Vernon is the 527th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mount Vernon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Vernon is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Vernon who work in office and administrative support (12.28%), sales jobs (12.28%), and management occupations (8.61%).
Mount Vernon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Mount Vernon who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.50% of the adults in Mount Vernon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mount Vernon in 2010 was $18,453, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,812 for a family of four.
Mount Vernon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. 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 17.08% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Vernon include Irish, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.