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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 604

5 to 9 years : 481

10 to 14 years : 444

15 to 17 years : 311

18 and 19 years : 221

20 years : 36

21 years : 144

22 to 24 years : 340

25 to 29 years : 498

30 to 34 years : 453

35 to 39 years : 291

40 to 44 years : 475

45 to 49 years : 511

50 to 54 years : 485

55 to 59 years : 299

60 and 61 years : 162

62 to 64 years : 155

65 and 66 years : 122

67 to 69 years : 166

70 to 74 years : 245

75 to 79 years : 95

80 to 84 years : 203

85 years and over : 156

Female:

Under 5 years : 332

5 to 9 years : 376

10 to 14 years : 410

15 to 17 years : 351

18 and 19 years : 231

20 years : 74

21 years : 77

22 to 24 years : 372

25 to 29 years : 578

30 to 34 years : 312

35 to 39 years : 401

40 to 44 years : 475

45 to 49 years : 577

50 to 54 years : 587

55 to 59 years : 421

60 and 61 years : 121

62 to 64 years : 236

65 and 66 years : 110

67 to 69 years : 171

70 to 74 years : 331

75 to 79 years : 334

80 to 84 years : 196

85 years and over : 334


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,305

Multiple ancestry : 3,501

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 160

Ancestry not reported : 2,338


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,090

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 8

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 102

Not a U.S. citizen : 88


(updated 2009)



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

Total:

Under 5 years : 936

5 to 17 years : 2,373

18 to 24 years : 1,495

25 to 34 years : 1,841

35 to 44 years : 1,642

45 to 54 years : 2,160

55 to 59 years : 720

60 and 61 years : 283

62 to 64 years : 391

65 to 74 years : 1,145

75 years and over : 1,318

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 873

5 to 17 years : 2,119

18 to 24 years : 1,331

25 to 34 years : 1,495

35 to 44 years : 1,211

45 to 54 years : 1,486

55 to 59 years : 541

60 and 61 years : 142

62 to 64 years : 214

65 to 74 years : 891

75 years and over : 991

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 63

5 to 17 years : 222

18 to 24 years : 159

25 to 34 years : 312

35 to 44 years : 398

45 to 54 years : 637

55 to 59 years : 179

60 and 61 years : 141

62 to 64 years : 146

65 to 74 years : 239

75 years and over : 300

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 3

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 : 32

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 30

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 27


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,527

Female : 5,767

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,251

Female : 1,545

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 13

Foreign born:

Male : 108

Female : 82


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence : 9,593

Born in other state in the United States : 2,290

Native: born outside the United States : 24

Foreign born : 140


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,514

Now married, except separated : 4,065

Divorced : 1,285

Separated : 172

Widowed : 820

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 552

Now married, except separated : 1,380

Divorced : 275

Separated : 117

Widowed : 263

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 37

Now married, except separated : 99

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 Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 13,100

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 90

Speak English less than "very well" : 47

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

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

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 Township, Illinois

  • United States Or American: 2,604   (21.7%)
  • Other Groups: 2,343   (19.5%)
  • German: 2,237   (18.6%)
  • English: 1,495   (12.4%)
  • Irish: 1,313   (10.9%)
  • French (except Basque): 267   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 258   (2.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 231   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 220   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 186   (1.5%)
  • Polish: 184   (1.5%)
  • European: 90   (0.7%)
  • Subsaharan African: 89   (0.7%)
  • Swedish: 89   (0.7%)
  • Norwegian: 62   (0.5%)
  • British: 48   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 36   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 29   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 27   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 20   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 20   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 17   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 16   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 10   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 8   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 3   (0.0%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mount Vernon Township, Illinois is 14,304



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois: 6,897
Female Population in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois: 7,407


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois: 34.5
Median Female Resident Age in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois: 42.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

39.9

Female

43.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.9

Male

23.1

Female

29.2

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.8

Male

44.3

Female

39.0

Asian


Both sexes

44.0

Male

39.5

Female

45.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.5

Male

26.5

Female

45.5

Other


Both sexes

19.6

Male

21.5

Female

16.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.5

Male

11.9

Female

13.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

27.3

Female

19.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.8

Male

40.1

Female

43.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois


  • White: 12,047
  • African American: 2,039
  • American Indian: 18
  • Asian: 21
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 21
  • Two or More Races: 158



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 65   (1.49%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.07%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 23   (0.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 301   (6.91%)
  • 9th Grade: 82   (1.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 159   (3.65%)
  • 11th Grade: 177   (4.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 167   (3.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,390   (31.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 417   (9.58%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 571   (13.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 320   (7.35%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 437   (10.04%)
  • Master's Degree: 114   (2.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 91   (2.09%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 37   (0.85%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 70   (1.35%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 45   (0.87%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 469   (9.05%)
  • 9th Grade: 163   (3.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 173   (3.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 167   (3.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 116   (2.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,683   (32.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 599   (11.56%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 702   (13.55%)
  • Associate Degree: 360   (6.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 433   (8.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 164   (3.17%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (0.42%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 15   (0.29%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Illinois

  • C.e. Brehm Memorial Public Library District


    101 South Seventh Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Illinois.

Area Features of Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, Illinois

62864 (pop. 24,929)


Cities Nearby Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

Mount Vernon City, IL  (pop. 15,876) 0.9 Miles
Dodds Township, IL  (pop. 2,753) 3.4 Miles
Mcclellan Township, IL  (pop. 1,407) 6.5 Miles
Woodlawn Village, IL  (pop. 648) 7.6 Miles
Field Township, IL  (pop. 1,488) 7.8 Miles
Bonnie Village, IL  (pop. 408) 8.2 Miles
Webber Township, IL  (pop. 2,684) 8.3 Miles
Dix Village, IL  (pop. 618) 8.6 Miles
Bluford Village, IL  (pop. 664) 8.7 Miles
Rome Township, IL  (pop. 1,609) 9.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

618



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





Latitude/Longitude of Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

Lat: 38.322184 N        Long: -88.896332 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, Illinois

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 293   (4.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 198   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 310   (5.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 353   (5.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 592   (9.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 501   (8.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,097   (18.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 877   (14.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 260   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 309   (5.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 86   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 40   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 590   (9.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 586   (9.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,638

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 501

In 3-person carpool : 50

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 : 71

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 6

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 161

Motorcycle : 20

Bicycle : 12

Walked : 201

Other means : 89

Worked at home : 244


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Less than 5 minutes : 390

5 to 9 minutes : 1,075

10 to 14 minutes : 1,371

15 to 19 minutes : 1,378

20 to 24 minutes : 517

25 to 29 minutes : 168

30 to 34 minutes : 292

35 to 39 minutes : 132

40 to 44 minutes : 30

45 to 59 minutes : 115

60 to 89 minutes : 157

90 or more minutes : 133


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,052

No Social Security income : 3,944


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,101

No retirement income : 4,895


(updated 2009)



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

Less than $10,000 : 270

$10,000 to $14,999 : 236

$15,000 to $19,999 : 236

$20,000 to $24,999 : 313

$25,000 to $29,999 : 189

$30,000 to $34,999 : 302

$35,000 to $39,999 : 289

$40,000 to $44,999 : 154

$45,000 to $49,999 : 160

$50,000 to $59,999 : 350

$60,000 to $74,999 : 295

$75,000 to $99,999 : 425

$100,000 to $124,999 : 226

$125,000 to $149,999 : 94

$150,000 to $199,999 : 52

$200,000 or more : 90


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,458


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Illinois

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 696  (21.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 529  (16.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 548  (17.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 562  (17.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 819  (26.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 808  (25.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,172  (37.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 54  (1.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 378 Farms In Mount Vernon Township, Illinois


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, Illinois

  • Mount Vernon Airport


    (about 2.0 miles in Mount Vernon, Illinois; Airport Code: MVN)

  • Centralia Municipal


    (about 16.9 miles in Centralia, Illinois; Airport Code: ENL)

  • Salem/Leckrone


    (about 22.6 miles in Salem, Illinois; Airport Code: SLO)

  • Marshall Field


    (about 25.8 miles in Nashville, Illinois; Airport Code: DQP)

  • Flora Municipal


    (about 33.7 miles in Flora, Illinois; Airport Code: FQL)

  • Williamson County Regional


    (about 39.9 miles in Energy, Illinois; Airport Code: MWA)

  • Southern Illinois


    (about 42.0 miles in De Soto, Illinois; Airport Code: MDH)

  • Scott AFB/MidAmerica


    (about 53.1 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)

  • Scott AFB


    (about 53.9 miles in Scott Afb, Illinois; Airport Code: BLV)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.32%

Carpooled

10.93%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.24%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.06%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

1.23%

Motorcycle

0.73%

Bicycle

0.06%

Walked

2.92%

Other Means

0.81%

Worked At Home

2.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,626

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 331

Female householder, no husband present : 724

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,871

Householder not living alone : 444


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 218

Female householder and female partner : 118

Female householder and male partner : 138

All other households : 5,522


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,192

Renter-occupied housing units : 434

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 180

Renter-occupied housing units : 151

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 354

Renter-occupied housing units : 370

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,444

Renter-occupied housing units : 871


(updated 2009)



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

Less than $10,000 : 778

$10,000 to $14,999 : 517

$15,000 to $19,999 : 424

$20,000 to $24,999 : 509

$25,000 to $29,999 : 465

$30,000 to $34,999 : 435

$35,000 to $39,999 : 393

$40,000 to $44,999 : 310

$45,000 to $49,999 : 286

$50,000 to $59,999 : 469

$60,000 to $74,999 : 426

$75,000 to $99,999 : 493

$100,000 to $124,999 : 236

$125,000 to $149,999 : 103

$150,000 to $199,999 : 62

$200,000 or more : 90


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Total : 6,948


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Occupied : 5,996

Vacant : 952


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Built 2005 or later : 95

Built 2000 to 2004 : 212

Built 1990 to 1999 : 498

Built 1980 to 1989 : 447

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : 677

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,130

Built 1940 to 1949 : 1,229

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,560


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Utility gas : 3,846

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 625

Electricity : 1,375

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 43

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 39

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 54

No fuel used : 14


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Mount Vernon Township, Illinois)

Less than $10,000 : 125

$10,000 to $14,999 : 190

$15,000 to $19,999 : 189

$20,000 to $24,999 : 146

$25,000 to $29,999 : 200

$30,000 to $34,999 : 238

$35,000 to $39,999 : 139

$40,000 to $49,999 : 218

$50,000 to $59,999 : 348

$60,000 to $69,999 : 317

$70,000 to $79,999 : 267

$80,000 to $89,999 : 247

$90,000 to $99,999 : 207

$100,000 to $124,999 : 479

$125,000 to $149,999 : 194

$150,000 to $174,999 : 295

$175,000 to $199,999 : 130

$200,000 to $249,999 : 106

$250,000 to $299,999 : 52

$300,000 to $399,999 : 29

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 28

$750,000 to $999,999 : 26

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Mount Vernon Township, 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 : 85

Home equity loan only : 385

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 5

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,959

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,736


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $212,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $175,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $119,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $65,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $84,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $86,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $57,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $47,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois: 62.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Illinois: 65.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 6.99%
  • Juvenile facilities : 15.05%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 75.27%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.69%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, IL): $28,806
Median Household Income In 2000 (Illinois): $46,590


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mount Vernon Township): $47,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Illinois): $127,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mount Vernon Township): $397
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Illinois): $605


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Mount Vernon Township, Illinois

Utility Gas: 70.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.5%
Electricity: 17.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
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 Township, Illinois are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Illinois

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


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, 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 Township, Illinois directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Mount Vernon Township, 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 Township, 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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