Mount Vernon, MO

4,525 Population
3.9 square miles 1,170.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,170.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
76.1%
was 69.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.2%
was 0.0%
 
Percent Under 18
21.9%
was 20.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
23.5%
was 23.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.8%
was 13.4%
 
Median Household Income
$32,335
was $32,975
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38
37.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
22.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
89.1
was 285.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,452.9
was 3,978.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
1,930
was 2,006
 
Median Rent
$630
was $538
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,814
was 1,833
 
Homeownership Rate
56.0%
was 53.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
485.5
was 519.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
12.7%
was 16.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.8%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.9%
was 86.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
11.0%
was 13.6%
 

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