Mount Vernon, NY 10550 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 10550: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mt Vernon, NY 10550

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,625
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,475
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,596
  • County: Westchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.908, Longitude -73.839
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Vernon, NY 10550 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,621
Population in Households 37,070
Population in Familes 29,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density1 19,145
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 13,817
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 8,781
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,176 (20.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,641 (67.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,988 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $398,547
Average Home Value $429,022


Median Household Income $41,791
Average Household Income $59,660
Per Capita Income $22,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.44%
Households 0.19% 0.31%
Families 0.03% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Vernon, NY 10550 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 10550 to the other 1,741 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 159 91st
Population Density1 # 138 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 254 85th
Median Household Income # 1498 14th
Per Capita Income # 1440 17th

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