Mount Vernon, Maine

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Mount Vernon, Maine

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Mount Vernon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

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Top 13% Mount Vernon College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Mount Vernon, Maine

Comparing Mount Vernon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
People Living Alone 2 3

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Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Kennebec
Standard Zip Codes 04352
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.501
Longitude -69.988

Mount Vernon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
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Mount Vernon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,524 100%
Male 766 50.3%
Female 758 49.7%
Under 18 390 25.6%
18+ 1,134 74.4%
65+ 151 9.9%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.88
White 1,488 97.6%
African-American 4 0.3%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 15 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Mount Vernon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,644
Growth 120
Growth % 7.9%

Mount Vernon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21%
English 20.8%
French (except Basque) 10.4%
Irish 10.2%
German 8.3%
French Canadian 5.6%
Scottish 4.5%
Italian 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swedish 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
European 1.7%
Polish 1%
Portuguese 0.9%
Russian 0.6%
Canadian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Austrian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Vernon 1,524 $44,605
Belgrade 2,978 $42,321
Chesterville 1,170 $35,938
New Sharon 1,297 $37,171
Readfield 2,360 $51,890
Rome 980 $46,635
Vienna 527 $41,146

Mount Vernon Public Libraries

Mount Vernon - Shaw Memorial Library
Mount Vernon, Maine
(207) 293-2565

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