Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonNew YorkNational
Income per capita$27,059$32,829$28,555
Median household income$49,268$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$83,276$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,183$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$35,793$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$33,357$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate9.1%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.1%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 56% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 3% higher than the national average.

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Mount Vernon median earnings by income bracket

Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector5.6%0.4%
Financial & insurance services3.9%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services13.0%10.9%
Public administration2.6%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%3.6%
Education, health & social services17.9%49.6%

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Mount Vernon, NY67,962$49,2688%

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Mount Vernon, NY67,962$49,2688%
Source: The Mount Vernon, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.