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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mount Vernon City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 659

5 to 9 years : 529

10 to 14 years : 467

15 to 17 years : 265

18 and 19 years : 212

20 years : 39

21 years : 157

22 to 24 years : 436

25 to 29 years : 605

30 to 34 years : 516

35 to 39 years : 275

40 to 44 years : 545

45 to 49 years : 498

50 to 54 years : 498

55 to 59 years : 453

60 and 61 years : 133

62 to 64 years : 217

65 and 66 years : 80

67 to 69 years : 166

70 to 74 years : 179

75 to 79 years : 161

80 to 84 years : 204

85 years and over : 184

Female:

Under 5 years : 420

5 to 9 years : 412

10 to 14 years : 384

15 to 17 years : 352

18 and 19 years : 266

20 years : 57

21 years : 82

22 to 24 years : 438

25 to 29 years : 613

30 to 34 years : 371

35 to 39 years : 469

40 to 44 years : 426

45 to 49 years : 556

50 to 54 years : 759

55 to 59 years : 517

60 and 61 years : 145

62 to 64 years : 303

65 and 66 years : 111

67 to 69 years : 186

70 to 74 years : 430

75 to 79 years : 367

80 to 84 years : 266

85 years and over : 468


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,842

Multiple ancestry : 4,512

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 197

Ancestry not reported : 2,325


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,412

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 13

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 21

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 227

Not a U.S. citizen : 203


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,079

5 to 17 years : 2,409

18 to 24 years : 1,687

25 to 34 years : 2,105

35 to 44 years : 1,715

45 to 54 years : 2,311

55 to 59 years : 970

60 and 61 years : 278

62 to 64 years : 520

65 to 74 years : 1,152

75 years and over : 1,650

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,019

5 to 17 years : 2,102

18 to 24 years : 1,437

25 to 34 years : 1,643

35 to 44 years : 1,104

45 to 54 years : 1,612

55 to 59 years : 686

60 and 61 years : 166

62 to 64 years : 311

65 to 74 years : 870

75 years and over : 1,230

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 60

5 to 17 years : 260

18 to 24 years : 237

25 to 34 years : 411

35 to 44 years : 452

45 to 54 years : 645

55 to 59 years : 267

60 and 61 years : 112

62 to 64 years : 160

65 to 74 years : 244

75 years and over : 384

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 51

35 to 44 years : 150

45 to 54 years : 41

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 49

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,730

Female : 6,450

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,454

Female : 1,778

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 12

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 282

Female : 148


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 10,219

Born in other state in the United States : 2,583

Native: born outside the United States : 29

Foreign born : 201


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,822

Now married, except separated : 3,990

Divorced : 1,443

Separated : 234

Widowed : 1,061

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 704

Now married, except separated : 1,394

Divorced : 365

Separated : 117

Widowed : 426

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 13

Now married, except separated : 21

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 45

Now married, except separated : 316

Divorced : 27

Separated : 0

Widowed : 27


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 14,310

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 111

Speak English less than "very well" : 69

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 47

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 106

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • German: 2,693   (20.1%)
  • Other Groups: 2,648   (19.7%)
  • United States Or American: 2,594   (19.3%)
  • English: 1,756   (13.1%)
  • Irish: 1,476   (11.0%)
  • Italian: 308   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 275   (2.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 275   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 265   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 225   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 193   (1.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 100   (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 69   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 67   (0.5%)
  • European: 54   (0.4%)
  • British: 52   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 33   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 33   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 33   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 31   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 27   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 22   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 20   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 16   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 9   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 8   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 7   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 7   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 5   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.0%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mount Vernon City, Illinois is 15,876



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mount Vernon City, Illinois: 7,478
Female Population in Mount Vernon City, Illinois: 8,398


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mount Vernon City, Illinois: 33.0
Median Female Resident Age in Mount Vernon City, Illinois: 44.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mount Vernon City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

42.3

Male

39.5

Female

45.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.9

Male

23.0

Female

29.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.5

Male

44.5

Female

39.0

Asian


Both sexes

38.3

Male

37.5

Female

38.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

26.5

Male

21.5

Female

37.5

Other


Both sexes

19.2

Male

20.3

Female

16.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.7

Male

11.4

Female

13.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.4

Male

25.5

Female

19.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

39.7

Female

45.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Mount Vernon City, Illinois


  • White: 13,032
  • African American: 2,304
  • American Indian: 40
  • Asian: 234
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 5
  • Some Other Race: 28
  • Two or More Races: 233



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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Mount Vernon City, Illinois citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 66   (1.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.04%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (0.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 291   (6.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 79   (1.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 152   (3.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 203   (4.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 162   (3.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,303   (27.66%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 374   (7.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 689   (14.63%)
  • Associate Degree: 340   (7.22%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 602   (12.78%)
  • Master's Degree: 205   (4.35%)
  • Professional School Degree: 136   (2.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 79   (1.68%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 71   (1.17%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 71   (1.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 560   (9.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 212   (3.49%)
  • 10th Grade: 206   (3.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 180   (2.96%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 134   (2.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,896   (31.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 668   (11%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 797   (13.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 457   (7.52%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 576   (9.48%)
  • Master's Degree: 220   (3.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 21   (0.35%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.08%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • Mount Vernon Sd 80


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1722 Oakland, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8080, Students: 1,814 )

  • Mt Vernon Twp Hsd 201


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 320 S 7th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-3700, Students: 1,320 )

  • Summersville Sd 79


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1118 E Fairfield Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8079, Students: 298 )

  • Dodds Ccsd 7


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 14975 E Bakerville, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8070, Students: 162 )

  • Bethel Sd 82


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1201 Bethel Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8095, Students: 117 )

  • Hamilton/jefferson Roe


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 1714 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8040, Students: 72 )

  • Mcclellan Ccsd 12


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 9475 N Il Hwy 148, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8072, Students: 71 )

  • Rend Lake Area Reg Del System


    ( Location: 1714 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8040, )

  • Mt Vernon Area Voc Center


    ( Location: 320 S 7th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 246-5602, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • Mt Vernon Dist 80 Primary Center


    ( Grades: KG-3, Location: 401 N 30th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8068, Students: 689 )

  • Zadok Casey Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1829 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8060, Students: 503 )

  • J L Buford Intermediate Ed Ctr


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 623 S 34th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8064, Students: 337 )

  • Summersville Grade School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1118 E Fairfield Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8079, Students: 298 )

  • Benjamin Franklin Early Educ Ctr


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 500 Harrison St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8087, Students: 285 )

  • Dodds Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 14975 E Bakerville, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8070, Students: 162 )

  • Bethel Grade School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1201 Bethel Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8095, Students: 117 )

  • Mcclellan Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 9475 N Il Hwy 148, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8072, Students: 71 )

  • Safe School Program


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 1714 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8040, Students: 10 )

  • Mt Vernon Area Voc Center


    ( Location: 320 S 7th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 246-5602, )

  • Kmc 801 Bd Center


    ( Location: Po Box 1771, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-5720, )

  • Sesr Hamilton/jefferson Cty


    ( Location: 320 S 7th Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-3700, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • Mount Vernon High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 320 S 7th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-3700, Students: 1,320 )

  • Mt Vernon Alternative School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 1714 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-8044, Students: 62 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • St Mary Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1416 Main Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 242-5353, Students: 171 )

  • Mt Vernon Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 817 Woodland Drive, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 244-5404, Students: 42 )

  • Victory Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1719 Broadway Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864, Phone: (618) 242-4392, Students: 24 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • C.e. Brehm Memorial Public Library District


    101 South Seventh Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Mount Vernon City, Illinois


  • Adept New American Folk Center


    325 Hawthorne Ter, Mount Vernon, NY 10552

  • Alamo Mission Museum Of Franklin County


    1714 Cr 4105 Se, Mount Vernon, TX 75457

  • B&o Depot Restoration


    Po Box 469, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

  • Big Lake Historical Society


    23694 Dalacy Lane, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
    http://www.biglakehistory.com

  • Bittersweet Cabin Museum


    Us Hwy, Mount Vernon, KY 40456

  • Celtic Arts Foundation


    Po Box 1342, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

  • Don Meredith Heritage Hall


    506 Se Access Rd, Mount Vernon, TX 75457

  • Franklin County Genealogical Society


    Po Box 1563, Mount Vernon, TX 75457

  • Franklin County Historical Association


    Po Box 289, Mount Vernon, TX 75457

  • Friends Of The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection Inc


    22 West First Street - Suite 521, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

  • Hickory Shdows Exotcs & Wldlfe


    9370 E Radius Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

  • Jefferson County Historical Society


    1411 N 27th St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    http://www.jchs.mvn.net

  • John R. And Eleanor R. Mitchell Foundation


    Richview Road, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

  • Jones Memorial Chapel And Museum


    11110 Lawrence 1137, Mount Vernon, MO 65712

  • Kentucky Country Music Hall Of Fame Inc


    Po Box 85, Mount Vernon, KY 40456

  • Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame


    2590 Richmond St, Mount Vernon, KY 40456
    http://www.kentuckymusicmuseum.com

  • Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame And Museum


    2590 Richmond St, Mount Vernon, KY 40456
    http://www.kentuckymusicmuseum.com

  • Knox County Historical Society


    Po Box 522, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
    http://www.knox.net

  • Lawrence County Missouri Historical Society


    Po Box 406, Mount Vernon, MO 65712

  • Mitchell Foundation Nature Center


    2600 Richview Rd, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

  • Mitchell Museum At Cedarhurst


    Po Box 923, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

  • Mount Vernon Public Library


    28 S 1st Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550

  • Posey County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 171, Mount Vernon, IN 47620

  • Rockcastle County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 930, Mount Vernon, KY 40456

  • Saint Puls Ch Nat Hstric Sites


    897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
    http://www.nps.gov/sapa

  • Traveling Wall Foundation


    3411 Junco Pl, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

  • Vienna Historical Society


    57 Old Rome Road, Mount Vernon, ME 04352

  • Woodward Development Corporation


    107 S Main St, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Mount Vernon City, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Mount Vernon City, Illinois.

Area Features of Mount Vernon City, Illinois


Airport


(1) Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center Heliport   (2) Mount Vernon Airport   (3) Mount Vernon Bullock Heliport  

Building


(1) Air Evac Lifeteam 11   (2) C E Brehm Memorial Library   (3) Carl L Schweinfurth Museum And Interpretive Center   (4) Cedarhurst Cultural Center   (5) Fifth District Appellate Court   (6) Jefferson County Animal Shelter   (7) Jefferson County Courthouse   (8) Jefferson Fire Protection District   (9) Litton Ambulance Service   (10) Mount Vernon City Hall   (11) Mount Vernon Fire Department   (12) Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 2   (13) Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 3   (14) Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 4   (15) Rolland W Lewis Community Center   (16) Vantage Point Substance Abuse Services Center  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Memorial Cemetery   (2) Meddows Cemetery   (3) New Shiloh Cemetery   (4) Oakwood Cemetery   (5) Old Shiloh Cemetery   (6) Old Union Cemetery   (7) Pleasant Grove Cemetery   (8) Saint Marys Cemetery   (9) Sunset Memorial Cemetery   (10) West Salem Cemetery   (11) Williams Cemetery   (12) Wolf Prairie Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Bethel Tabernacle Church   (3) Blackwell Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church   (4) Camp Ground Baptist Church   (5) Casey Avenue Baptist Church   (6) Central Church Of Christ   (7) Church Of Christ   (8) Church Of God   (9) Church Of Jesus Christ   (10) Community Church   (11) Corinthian Baptist Church   (12) Eastside Baptist Church   (13) Epworth United Methodist Church   (14) Faith Lutheran Church   (15) First Baptist Church   (16) First Church Of The Nazarene   (17) First General Baptist Church   (18) First Presbyterian Church   (19) First United Methodist Church   (20) Free Methodist Church   (21) Freewill Baptist Church   (22) Full Gospel Tabernacle   (23) Hoits Church   (24) Lebanon Baptist Church   (25) Liberty Church   (26) Lively Stone Apostolic Church   (27) Lively Stone Pentecostal Church Historical   (28) Logan Street Baptist Church   (29) Meadowbrook Christian Church   (30) Old Shiloh Church Historical   (31) Old Union Missionary Baptist Church   (32) Park Avenue Baptist Church   (33) Pentecostal Revival Center   (34) Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church   (35) Pleasant Grove Church   (36) Pleasant View Church   (37) Primitive Church   (38) Reorganized Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (39) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church   (40) Second Baptist Church   (41) Second General Baptist Church Historical   (42) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (43) Shiloh Baptist Church Historical   (44) Shiloh Church   (45) Solid Rock Church Of God   (46) South Side Baptist Church   (47) Summersville Baptist Church   (48) Trinity Episcopal Church   (49) United Brethren Church Historical   (50) Wesley Methodist Church Historical   (51) Wesley United Methodist Church   (52) West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church   (53) West Side Baptist Church   (54) Wolf Prairie Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Mount Vernon   (2) Jefferson County   (3) Township Of Dodds   (4) Township Of Mount Vernon   (5) Township Of Shiloh  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 73   (2) Interchange 78   (3) Interchange 80   (4) Interchange 92   (5) Interchange 95   (6) Interchange 96  

Dam


(1) Hawthorne Hills Lake Dam   (2) L And N Reservoir Dam   (3) Lake Jaycee Dam  

Hospital


(1) Crossroads Community Hospital   (2) Jefferson County Memorial Hospital   (3) Mount Vernon State Tuberculosis Sanitarium   (4) Saint Marys Good Samaritan Regional Health Center  

Locale


(1) Cherry Creek Golf Center   (2) Fortysecond Street Plaza Shopping Center   (3) Fountain Place Industrial Park   (4) Green Hills Country Club   (5) Homestead Hills Country Club   (6) Indian Hills Country Club   (7) King City Square Shopping Center   (8) Mount Vernon Wastewater Treatment Facility   (9) Park Plaza Shopping Center   (10) Times Square Mall Shopping Center  

Park


(1) A L Dawson Senior Park   (2) Airport Park   (3) Bob Strothman Baseball Park   (4) Fairmont Ballpark   (5) Highland Park   (6) Jefferson County Fairground   (7) Optimist Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bakerville   (2) Camp Ground   (3) Drivers   (4) Morganville   (5) Mount Vernon   (6) Shirley   (7) Summersville   (8) Webster Hill Estates  

Post Office


(1) Mount Vernon Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Hawthorne Hills Lake   (2) Louisville And Nashville Reservoir   (3) Peckerwood Lake  

School


(1) Bethel Grade School   (2) Block School Historical   (3) Booker T Washington Grade School Historical   (4) Camp Ground School Historical   (5) Casey Junior High School   (6) Doctor Andy Hall Elementary School   (7) Dodds Elementary School   (8) Edison School   (9) Franklin Elementary School   (10) Hebron School Historical   (11) Horace Mann Elementary School   (12) J L Buford Elementary School   (13) Liberty School Historical   (14) Lincoln Elementary School   (15) Mcclellan Elementary School   (16) Mclaughlin School Historical   (17) Mount Vernon High School   (18) Old Union School   (19) Pleasant Grove School Historical   (20) Pleasant Valley School Historical   (21) Pleasant View School Historical   (22) Saint Marys School   (23) Shiloh School Historical   (24) Summersville Grade School   (25) West Salem School  

Stream


(1) Akward Creek   (2) Harlow Creek   (3) Harper Creek   (4) Sevenmile Creek   (5) Twomile Creek  

Tower


(1) Wmix-am Mount Vernon   (2) Wmix-fm Mount Vernon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

62864 (pop. 24,929)


Cities Nearby Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Mount Vernon Township, IL  (pop. 14,304) 0.9 Miles
Dodds Township, IL  (pop. 2,753) 3.0 Miles
Mcclellan Township, IL  (pop. 1,407) 5.6 Miles
Woodlawn Village, IL  (pop. 648) 7.0 Miles
Bonnie Village, IL  (pop. 408) 7.6 Miles
Field Township, IL  (pop. 1,488) 8.5 Miles
Dix Village, IL  (pop. 618) 9.0 Miles
Webber Township, IL  (pop. 2,684) 9.0 Miles
Rome Township, IL  (pop. 1,609) 9.2 Miles
Casner Township, IL  (pop. 1,200) 9.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

618



Elevation in Mount Vernon City, Illinois is 456.0 ft. (139.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Lat: 38.313512 N        Long: -88.908159 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Mount Vernon City, Illinois need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Illinois

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
  Total Electric Industry 9.92 7.77 5.40 6.70 0.00 7.49
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 9.87 7.95 5.49 6.84 0.00 7.63
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.29 8.09 5.47 6.93 0.00 7.69
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
  Total Electric Industry 10.28 8.00 5.45 7.03 0.00 7.75
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 7.68 5.18 6.47 0.00 7.41
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.37 7.88 5.27 6.80 0.00 7.69
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
  Total Electric Industry 10.34 7.97 5.24 6.84 0.00 7.69
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
  Total Electric Industry 10.43 7.93 5.29 6.84 0.00 7.71
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
  Total Electric Industry 9.85 7.77 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.46
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.00 2.42 2.14 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.39 5.02 5.95 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.38 4.99 5.95 0.00 6.96
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.49 6.92 0.00 0.00 6.28
  Full-Service Providers 8.83 7.53 4.76 5.55 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.83 7.31 4.99 5.63 0.00 6.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.71 0.95 1.48 0.00 1.29
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.18 4.49 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 7.51 4.57 6.48 0.00 7.02
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 7.40 4.65 6.37 0.00 6.90
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.57 1.62 3.08 0.00 2.02
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.69 3.67 3.97 0.00 4.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.39 7.41 4.75 5.76 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 8.39 7.52 4.89 5.88 0.00 6.94
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 2.30 1.44 0.00 0.00 1.73
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.70 3.67 0.00 0.00 4.02
  Full-Service Providers 8.38 7.35 4.74 0.00 5.87 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.38 7.30 4.86 0.00 5.87 6.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.81 1.11 0.00 0.00 1.40
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.15 3.70 0.00 0.00 3.89
  Full-Service Providers 8.37 8.03 4.57 0.00 5.70 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.37 7.54 4.65 0.00 5.70 6.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.66 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.25
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.21 3.74 0.00 0.00 3.95
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 8.41 4.60 0.00 5.61 7.37
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.75 4.61 0.00 5.61 6.95
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.54 0.88 0.00 0.00 1.21
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.60 4.35 0.00 0.00 4.47
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 8.59 4.46 0.00 5.59 7.38
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 7.95 4.69 0.00 5.59 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 322   (4.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 201   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 309   (4.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 381   (5.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 627   (9.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 692   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,210   (17.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 957   (14.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 331   (4.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 296   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 130   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 47   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 656   (9.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 629   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,266

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 651

In 3-person carpool : 105

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 84

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 13

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 172

Motorcycle : 10

Bicycle : 34

Walked : 197

Other means : 64

Worked at home : 256


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 623

5 to 9 minutes : 1,584

10 to 14 minutes : 1,747

15 to 19 minutes : 1,160

20 to 24 minutes : 442

25 to 29 minutes : 169

30 to 34 minutes : 283

35 to 39 minutes : 157

40 to 44 minutes : 47

45 to 59 minutes : 81

60 to 89 minutes : 146

90 or more minutes : 166


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

With Social Security income : 2,538

No Social Security income : 4,568


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

With retirement income : 1,336

No retirement income : 5,770


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 275

$10,000 to $14,999 : 316

$15,000 to $19,999 : 246

$20,000 to $24,999 : 311

$25,000 to $29,999 : 253

$30,000 to $34,999 : 309

$35,000 to $39,999 : 285

$40,000 to $44,999 : 131

$45,000 to $49,999 : 180

$50,000 to $59,999 : 371

$60,000 to $74,999 : 280

$75,000 to $99,999 : 408

$100,000 to $124,999 : 244

$125,000 to $149,999 : 153

$150,000 to $199,999 : 47

$200,000 or more : 152


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $39,535


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • WMCL (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Mc Leansboro, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corporation)
  • WILY (1210 AM; 10.0 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; 0.003 kW; Centralia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WFRX (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; West Frankfort, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Of Southern Illinois, Llc)
  • WJBD (1350 AM; 0.43 kW; Salem, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WFIW (1390 AM; 0.71 kW; Fairfield, IL; Owner: Wayne County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDQN (1580 AM; 0.17 kW; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Duquoin Broadcasting Company, A General Partnership)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5.0 kW; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 1.5 kW; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Nrg License Sub, Llc)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; Nashville, IL; Owner: Benjamin Stratemeyer)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Benjamin Stratemeyer)
  • WXLT (103.5 FM; Orient, IL; Owner: Mrr License Llc)
  • WBVN (104.5 FM; Thompsonville, IL; Owner: Kenneth W. And Jane A. Anderson)
  • WNSV (104.7 FM; Hoyleton, IL; Owner: Dana R. Withers)
  • WFIW-FM (104.9 FM; Fairfield, IL; Owner: Wayne County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WOKZ (105.9 FM; Fairfield, IL; Owner: Wayne County Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WQRL (106.3 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: Dana Communications Corp.)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Volunteer Broadcasting Of Illinois)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; Woodlawn, IL; Owner: Volunteer Broadcasting Of Illinois)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Illinois Bible Institute, Inc)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wayne City, IL; Owner: Harvest Christian Fellowship, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Bluford, IL; Owner: Real Life Radio Foundation, Inc.)
  • WSLE (91.3 FM; Salem, IL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WMIX-FM (94.1 FM; Mount Vernon, IL; Owner: Withers Broadcasting Company Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Odin, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)
  • WDQN-FM (95.9 FM; Du Quoin, IL; Owner: Three Angels Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WISH-FM (98.9 FM; Macedonia, IL; Owner: W. Russell Withers, Jr.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • WPXS (Channel 13; Walnut Hill, IL; Owner: Wpxs, Inc.)
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; Tamaroa, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Of Southern Illinois University)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,035  (29.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 502  (14.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 641  (18.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 523  (14.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,044  (29.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 793  (22.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,329  (37.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 56  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 378 Farms In Mount Vernon City, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Peoples National Bank , N.a. - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.7m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 20

First Financial Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 241

Community First Bank Of The Heartland - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $337.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Fifth Third Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $130.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Old National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 178

Midcountry Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $686.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 23

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Banterra Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 31

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Mount Vernon City, Illinois

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 2.8 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 17.0 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 23.1 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 25.0 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 34.6 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 39.2 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 41.1 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 52.7 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 53.4 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.67%

Carpooled

9.45%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.22%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.06%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

1.08%

Motorcycle

0.66%

Bicycle

0.06%

Walked

2.72%

Other Means

0.70%

Worked At Home

2.39%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Mount Vernon City, Illinois, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,658

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 342

Female householder, no husband present : 961

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,632

Householder not living alone : 513


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 267

Female householder and female partner : 104

Female householder and male partner : 142

All other households : 6,579


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,185

Renter-occupied housing units : 473

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 191

Renter-occupied housing units : 151

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 385

Renter-occupied housing units : 576

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,544

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,601


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 995

$10,000 to $14,999 : 696

$15,000 to $19,999 : 547

$20,000 to $24,999 : 520

$25,000 to $29,999 : 586

$30,000 to $34,999 : 482

$35,000 to $39,999 : 412

$40,000 to $44,999 : 359

$45,000 to $49,999 : 306

$50,000 to $59,999 : 537

$60,000 to $74,999 : 443

$75,000 to $99,999 : 501

$100,000 to $124,999 : 264

$125,000 to $149,999 : 179

$150,000 to $199,999 : 64

$200,000 or more : 215


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Total : 8,072


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Occupied : 7,106

Vacant : 966


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 167

Built 2000 to 2004 : 244

Built 1990 to 1999 : 634

Built 1980 to 1989 : 768

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,618

Built 1960 to 1969 : 844

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,205

Built 1940 to 1949 : 1,169

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,423


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Utility gas : 4,430

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 157

Electricity : 2,393

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 21

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 19

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 49

No fuel used : 37


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 140

$10,000 to $14,999 : 202

$15,000 to $19,999 : 142

$20,000 to $24,999 : 154

$25,000 to $29,999 : 205

$30,000 to $34,999 : 208

$35,000 to $39,999 : 138

$40,000 to $49,999 : 255

$50,000 to $59,999 : 350

$60,000 to $69,999 : 297

$70,000 to $79,999 : 302

$80,000 to $89,999 : 322

$90,000 to $99,999 : 256

$100,000 to $124,999 : 466

$125,000 to $149,999 : 203

$150,000 to $174,999 : 211

$175,000 to $199,999 : 137

$200,000 to $249,999 : 73

$250,000 to $299,999 : 86

$300,000 to $399,999 : 96

$400,000 to $499,999 : 13

$500,000 to $749,999 : 27

$750,000 to $999,999 : 22

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 101

Home equity loan only : 378

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 2

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,009

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,815


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Mount Vernon City, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : $165,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $179,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $102,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $120,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $66,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $54,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $46,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Mount Vernon City, Illinois: 56.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 3.67%
  • Juvenile facilities : 9.32%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 75.99%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 11.02%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 24 24 $2,672,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $2,672,100
2000        
  Single Family 29 29 $2,661,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 58 $3,700,000
  Total

30 87 $6,361,000
2001        
  Single Family 52 52 $3,957,016
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $139,600
  Total

53 60 $4,096,616
2002        
  Single Family 19 19 $2,339,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $2,339,900
2003        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,716,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,716,000
2004        
  Single Family 55 55 $4,998,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

55 55 $4,998,000
2005        
  Single Family 34 34 $5,017,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $5,017,500
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Mount Vernon City, IL): $28,145
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mount Vernon City): $52,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mount Vernon City): $398
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Utility Gas: 70.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.4%
Electricity: 27.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Mount Vernon City, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Crossroads Community Home Heal


     Address: 1009 S 42nd Suite 4, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/15/1983

Good Samaritan Rg Hlth Ctr Hhs


     Address: 605 North 12th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 11/4/1968

Salem Township Hospital/home


     Address: 1201 Ricker Dr. P.o. Box 1250, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/1/1985

Perry County Health Department


     Address: 907 South Main, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/5/1978

Hospital Home Care


     Address: 101 North Walnut, Pinckneyville, Illinois 62274
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 2/28/1990

Hospitals Close To Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Good Samaritan Regional Hlth Center


     Address: 605 N 12th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Crossroads Community Hospital


     Address: 8 Doctors Park Road, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

St Marys Hospital


     Address: 400 North Pleasant Avenue, Centralia, Illinois 62801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Salem Township Hospital


     Address: 1201 Ricker Drive, Salem, Illinois 62881
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Marshall Browning Hospital


     Address: 900 North Washington Street, Du Quoin, Illinois 62832
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Mount Vernon City, Illinois

White Oak Rehabilitation & Hcc


     Address: 1700 White Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Mount Vernon Countryside Manor


     Address: 606 East Il Hwy 15, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Nature Trail Health Care Center


     Address: 1001 South 34th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Franklin Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility


     Address: 201 Bailey Lane, Benton, Illinois 62812
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Centralia Manor


     Address: 1910 East Mccord Rte 161 East, Centralia, Illinois 62801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 95
     Percent Occupied: 79%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Name: Clinton
Address: PO Box 678; Clinton, IL 61727
Distance: 126 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

    Retired Workers: 3,335
    Disabled Workers: 750
    Widowers Workers: 620
    Spouses Workers: 270
    Children Workers: 390


(updated 2007)



Jefferson County, Illinois Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.61%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.95%
  • Other 0.44%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Mount Vernon City, Illinois citizens.

Relocation to Jefferson County, IL

5.61 % of Jefferson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,483

Illinois Average 5.66 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Jefferson County, IL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marion County , IL 0.58 % ($26,125 AGI )
  • Franklin County , IL 0.30 % ($27,643 AGI )
  • Washington County , IL 0.29 % ($35,725 AGI )

Relocation away from Jefferson County, IL

5.64 % of Jefferson County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,438

Illinois Average 5.99 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Jefferson County, IL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marion County , IL 0.67 % ($29,430 AGI )
  • Franklin County , IL 0.30 % ($25,634 AGI )
  • Madison County , IL 0.28 % ($25,795 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Illinois

Low Bracket: $0 (3.00%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Illinois

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Mount Vernon City, Illinois is based on over 50 years of data.















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Mount Vernon City, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Mount Vernon City, Illinois

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 11 19 20
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 72 125 132
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 18 26 37
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 117 171 243
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 162 145 160
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1,057 951 1,052
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 311 218 240
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2,030 1,430 1,579
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 603 661 691
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3,935 4,336 4,545
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 6 17 13
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 39 112 86
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 10 9 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 65 59 20
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 48 48 54
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 233 226 237
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 140 137 146


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Illinois

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,100 17,890 23,749 19,695 23,604 21,007 21,317 28,206 22,406 22,891


(updated 2014)



Jails in Mount Vernon City, Illinois


  • Jefferson County Justice Center


    911 Casey Avenue, Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    Capacity: 249
    Confined: 186
    Avg. Population: 200
    Year Built: 2004


(updated 2006)



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