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People

Total Population 1,482
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 431
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 34.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 68.7%
% Below Poverty Level 31.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $676
Median House Value $78,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.6%
Irish 5.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Mobile
Metro Area Mobile
Standard Zip Codes 36560
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.085
Longitude -88.013

Mount Vernon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BAY MINETTE
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 56 to 77 F
Annual Precip 67.6 inches
Station THOMASVILLE
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station FRISCO CITY 3 SSW
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mount Vernon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chastang (36560)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bay Minette 8,843 $49,269
Citronelle 3,886 $63,150
Creola 1,842 $53,295
McIntosh 422 $49,875
Saraland 13,715 $62,308
Satsuma 6,152 $75,964

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Mount Vernon Public Library
1220 MILITARY ROAD
Mount Vernon, Alabama
(251) 829-9497

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