Mount Vernon, NY 10553 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 10553: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Vernon, NY 10553

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mt Vernon, NY 10553

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 302
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,241
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,051
  • County: Westchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.905, Longitude -73.825
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Vernon, NY 10553 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,974
Population in Households 11,948
Population in Familes 9,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 14,992
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 4,351
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 2,848
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,064 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,287 (48.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $394,919
Average Home Value $393,859


Median Household Income $52,337
Average Household Income $71,342
Per Capita Income $25,992
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.26%
Households 0.04% 0.19%
Families -0.14% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 10553 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 10553 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 # 475 73rd
Population Density1 # 151 91st
Diversity Index2 # 450 74th
Median Household Income # 989 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1087 38th

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