Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonIowaNational
Income per capita$21,749$27,621$28,555
Median household income$70,809$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,417$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$40,078$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$26,442$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$10,759$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.4%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level6.3%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 24% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 32% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 76% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 59% lower than the national average.

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Mount Vernon median earnings by income bracket

Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.9%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%13.9%
Public administration0.2%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%5.5%
Education, health & social services31.2%58.1%

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Mount Vernon, IA4,532$70,80932%

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Rolesville, NC4,530$82,94455%
Newport, VT4,535$31,03842%
Mount Vernon, IA4,532$70,80932%
Source: The Mount Vernon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.