Mount Vernon 56 Poor
Mount Vernon Livability #1,189 ranked city in Illinois#25,543 ranked city in the USARanks better than 12% of areas
A+ Mount Vernon Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Mount Vernon Cost of Living Cost of living is 18% lower than Illinois
Mount Vernon
8119% less expensive than the US average
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Mount Vernon cost of living
F Mount Vernon Crime Total crime is 183% higher than Illinois
Total crime
6,384156% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 16156% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Mount Vernon crime
F Mount Vernon Employment Household income is 41% lower than Illinois
Median household income
$34,87637% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,25725% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%33% higher than the US average
Mount Vernon employment
F Mount Vernon Housing Home value is 58% lower than Illinois
Median home value
$73,50060% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$58938% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Mount Vernon real estate or Mount Vernon rentals
F Mount Vernon Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Illinois
High school grad. rates
81%3% lower than the US average
School test scores
23%54% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
13:116% lower than the US average
Mount Vernon K-12 schools
C- Mount Vernon User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Mount Vernon
Overall user rating
62% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
64% 3 total surveys
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      Mount Vernon transportation information

      StatisticMount VernonIllinoisNational
      Average one way commute14min29min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%73.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.8%8.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.2%9.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.6%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.8%3.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.4%4.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Mount Vernon, IL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).