Mt. Vernon

The Mount Vernon  post office was established in 1877 and named after a black stallion that belonged to settler David W. Jenkins. The stallion’s stable a small stone building, is still standing in a field on the north side of U.S. Highway 26 about 2.2 miles east of the main intersection in town. 

Mount Vernon is a short distance from mountains, lakes, fishing, backpacking into wilderness areas and roadless areas.

Mt. Vernon

Population

Total Population

522

Population
Growth Rate

-0.09%

Median Age

55

Diversity Index

23.600

Housing & Income

Households

259

Total Housing Units

282


Owner Occupied

189

Renter Occupied

70

Vacant

23

Median Home Value

$233,333


Average Home Value

$367,237

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.57%

Income Projection

Median Household

$38,721 $42,084


Average Household

$58,004 $65,744


Per Capita

$27,268 $30,961

Workforce

Total Businesses

20

Total Employed

104

Workers 16+

236

2020 Prof/Scientific/Tech Service

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

46

2020 Information Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

19

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

12

2020 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

6

2020 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

6

2020 Gas Stations - Businesses

N

Businesses

1

Employed

6

Some
High School

41

Graduated
High School

144

Associates
Degree

62

Bachelor's
Degree

12

Graduate
Degree

9

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

233

Non-Resident Commuters

3

Drive Alone

184

Carpooled

29

Public

0

Work At Home

10


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