Mount Vernon demographics profile

StatisticMount VernonOhioNational
Population density (sq mi)1,75825891
Median age35.839.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Mount Vernon, OH has a population of 16,777 and is the 2,549th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,758 per sq mi which is 583% higher than the Ohio average and 1841% higher than the national average. The median age in Mount Vernon is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Ohio average of 39. In Mount Vernon, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 75% of Mount Vernon residents were born in Ohio, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Mount Vernon is 583% higher than Ohio.
  • The median age in Mount Vernon is 9% lower than Ohio.
  • In Mount Vernon 95.51% of the population is White.
  • In Mount Vernon 1.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mount Vernon 0.12% of the population is Asian.

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Mount Vernon population breakdown by race

RaceMount VernonOhioNational
Black or African American1.45%12.27%12.63%
American Indian0.01%0.19%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.71%2.57%3.06%
Other race0.20%0.85%4.75%
In Mount Vernon, 1.7% 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, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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