Mount Vernon Information

Mount Vernon Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Mount Vernon, IL

General Mount Vernon Information

State: Illinois

County: Jefferson County

Close cities: Kinmundy, IL, Bonnie, IL, Dix, IL, Belle Rive, IL, Shirley, IL, Nason, IL, Walnut Hill, IL, Woodlawn, IL, Opdyke, IL, Waltonville, IL, Bluford, IL, Texico, IL

Mount Vernon Population (census data)
Total 16,319 (+0.1% since 2000)
Male 7,485 (45.9%)
Female 8,834 (54.1%)

Population Density: 1,416 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 73.2 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 11.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,134

Zip Codes: 62864.

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Mount Vernon Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.5%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.6%)
  • United States (15.9%)
  • English (10.8%)
  • Irish (9.1%)
  • Italian (1.9%)
  • Dutch (1.7%)

Mount Vernon School Information

High Schools
Mount Vernon High School (320 South 7th Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Mt Vernon Township High School District 201 District)
Middle Schools
Zadok Casey Middle School (1829 Broadway Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Mount Vernon School District 80 District)
Elementary Schools
Dodds Elementary School (14975 E Bakerville, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Dodds Community Consolidated School District 7 District)
McClellan Elementary School (9475 N Il Highway 148, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - McClellan Community Consolidated School District 12 District)
Other/Private Schools
Benjamin Franklin Early Education Center (500 Harrison Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Mount Vernon School District 80 District)
Bethel Grade School (1201 Bethel Road, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Bethel School District 82 District)
J L Buford Intermediate Education Center (623 South 34th Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Mount Vernon School District 80 District)
Mt. Vernon Alternative School (1714 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Hamilton/Jefferson ROE District)
Mt. Vernon District 80 Primary Center (401 N 30th Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Mount Vernon School District 80 District)
Safe School Program (1714 Broadway Street, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Hamilton/Jefferson ROE District)
Summersville Grade School (1118 E Fairfield Road, Mount Vernon, IL, 62864 - Summersville School District 79 District)

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