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Mount Vernon city, New York

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Mount Vernon city, New York
Persons in poverty, percent
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 73,893
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 67,292
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 1,476
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 31.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 39.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $380,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,085
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $1,285
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,406
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 29,056
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 91.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 26.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 90.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 73.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 84.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 32.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 65.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 62.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 66,683
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 279,697
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 110,341
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 559,259
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $8,225
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 36.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $68,300
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $36,916
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,502
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 923
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 312
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 410
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 931
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,281
Population per square mile, 2020 16,820.6
Population per square mile, 2010 15,343.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 4.39
Land area in square miles, 2010 4.39
FIPS Code 3649121
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. ] Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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