Mount Vernon, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Mount Vernon, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Vernon is the 9th largest city in New York with a population of 68,805 as of July 1, 2018. Mount Vernon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Vernon is located at latitude 40.9131 and longitude -73.8293 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Mount Vernon (GNIS ID: 979245) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Vernon: Hutchinson's.

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Mount Vernon, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 68,805
Population in Households 67,994
Population in Familes 53,829
Population in Group Qrtrs 811
Population Density2 15,689
Diversity Index3 66
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,308
Average Household Income $81,888
Per Capita Income $32,133

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 29,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,399 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,289 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,002 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $426,751
Average Home Value $460,384
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 26,688
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 16,364
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.27% 0.3%
Households 0.2% 0.24%
Families 0.02% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Mount Vernon, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 9 99th
Diversity Index # 110 91st
Median Household Income # 717 40th
Per Capita Income # 617 48th

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