Mount Vernon demographics profile

StatisticMount VernonIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,2855591
Median age22.838.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Mount Vernon, IA has a population of 4,487 and is the 6,934th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,285 per sq mi which is 2252% higher than the Iowa average and 1318% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Vernon is 23 which is approximately 40% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Mount Vernon, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 53% of Mount Vernon residents were born in Iowa, 43% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Mount Vernon is 2252% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Mount Vernon is 40% lower than Iowa.
  • In Mount Vernon 91.82% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Vernon 1.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Vernon 1.16% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Vernon population breakdown by race

RaceMount VernonIowaNational
Black or African American1.11%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race5.53%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.29%1.27%4.75%
In Mount Vernon, 3.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mount Vernon, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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