Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonMissouriNational
Income per capita$17,674$26,006$28,555
Median household income$34,394$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,895$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,497$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$32,768$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$18,390$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.2%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 4% higher than the national average.

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Mount Vernon median earnings by income bracket

Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector37.7%2.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.0%16.0%
Public administration5.8%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%3.2%
Education, health & social services10.3%40.6%

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Hoberg, MO46$42,91720%
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Monett, MO8,935$38,70228%
Verona, MO630$37,91729%
Mount Vernon, MO4,539$34,39436%

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Mount Vernon, MO4,539$34,39436%
Source: The Mount Vernon, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.