|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mount Vernon is 72,581. Mount Vernon, New York is the 509th largest city in the US.
Mount Vernon is located entirely in Westchester County.
The peak population of Mount Vernon was in 2020, when its population was 73,483. In 2020, Mount Vernon was the 499th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 509th largest city in the US. Mount Vernon is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Mount Vernon has grown 6.0% since the 2000. Mount Vernon, New York's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mount Vernon has a population density of 15,342.5 people per square mile. Mount Vernon has the 6th highest population density in New York.
|506||Jacksonville, North Carolina||72,876||10.7%|
|509||Mount Vernon, New York||72,581||6.0%|
|511||Greenville, South Carolina||72,095||27.1%|
|513||Camden, New Jersey||71,773||-10.0%|
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
The total voting age population of Mount Vernon, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 46,397. The voting age population is 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of Mount Vernon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mount Vernon are 65.8% Black, 20.5% White, 8.0% Other, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.0% Asian and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 16.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mount Vernon, 13.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.5% of families are below the poverty line in Mount Vernon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.1% of Mount Vernon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.3% of Mount Vernon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.2% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mount Vernon residents aged 5 and older, 23.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mount Vernon, 16.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mount Vernon is $59,907.
In Mount Vernon, 37.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.2% of housing units in Mount Vernon.
Of all the housing units in Mount Vernon, 46.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Mount Vernon, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mount Vernon is $1,363.
In Mount Vernon, 70.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.