Mount Vernon Posey County, Indiana

Mount Vernon: City in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America

About

Mount Vernon is a city located in the county of Posey in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,687 and a population density of 897 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,426 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1787.

Mount Vernon Quick Facts

Population : 6,426 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Posey County
Postal code : 47620
Phone Area Codes : 812
Area : 7.46 km2
Altitude : 400 feet / 122 meters
Capital city : Mount Vernon is capital of Posey County
Establishment : January 01, 1788 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 16:17:34 (27th May 2022)
Density : 862 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.06% (2010-2020)
Mount Vernon locator map
Location of Mount Vernon on Indiana map.
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Down main from courthouse
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Geography

Mount Vernon is located at 37°55'56"N 87°53'42"W (37.9322700, -87.8950300).

Mount Vernon map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mount Vernon decreased by 4.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,687 - census
2011 6,743 0.83% estimation process
2012 6,720 -0.34% estimation process
2013 6,704 -0.24% estimation process
2014 6,689 -0.22% estimation process
2015 6,659 -0.45% estimation process
2016 6,629 -0.45% estimation process
2017 6,599 -0.45% estimation process
2018 6,565 -0.52% estimation process
2019 6,502 -0.97% estimation process
2020 6,426 -1.18% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,813
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 2,916
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 99.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,122
April 1, 2010 Population : 2,929
People under 5 years old, percentage : 14.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 34.5%
People over 65 (%) : 6.6%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 95.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 108
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 91.5%

Mount Vernon zip code is 47620. County name: Posey, County fips: 18129

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $207,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,127
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $668
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,600
2015-2019 Households : 1,780
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.94
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 96.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 99.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 97.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,934
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,930
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 53,644
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,951
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $92,500
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,517
Percentage of people living in poverty : 1.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 199
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 31
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 44
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 177
2010 population per square mile : 746.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.92

People born in Mount Vernon (13)

People born in Mount Vernon, including Union Army general Alvin Peterson Hovey, astronomer Francis Preserved Leavenworth, politician William E. Wilson, .

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Schools in Mount Vernon

College & universities near Mount Vernon, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151306 University of Southern Indiana Evansville (IN) 47712

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Vernon, IN

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS

Post offices near Mount Vernon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mount Vernon Post Office Mount Vernon (IN) 47620

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Other cities in Posey County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Posey County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Springfield 3,924 Human settlement in Indiana, United States of America
Oak Grove 1,565 Township in Benton County, Indiana
Poseyville 1,031 Town in Indiana, United States
New Harmony 747 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Cynthiana 532 Human settlement in Posey County, Indiana, United States of America
Prairie 207 City in United States of America
Griffin 167 Town in Indiana, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Vernon distances to largest Indiana cities