Mount Vernon, South Dakota

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Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 206 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Davison
Standard Zip Codes 57363
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.71
Longitude -98.26

Mount Vernon Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MITCHELL 2 N
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 22.8 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
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Mount Vernon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 477 100%
Male 238 49.9%
Female 239 50.1%
Under 18 152 31.9%
18+ 325 68.1%
65+ 61 12.8%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.23
White 468 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 8 1.7%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.7%

Estimated Mount Vernon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 461
Growth -16
Growth % -3.4%

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
German 53.2%
Norwegian 16.8%
Dutch 9.7%
English 7%
French Canadian 2.2%
Czechoslovakian 1.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Czech 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
US/American 1.6%
Austrian 0.8%
Irish 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Vernon 477 $41,250
Corsica 644 $34,531
Ethan 330 $43,125
Letcher 177 $37,083
Mitchell 14,558 $43,095
Plankinton 601 $40,809
Stickney 334 $42,083

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Mt Vernon Public Library
500 N MAIN
Mount Vernon, South Dakota
(605) 236-5207

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Mount Vernon High Schools (2004)

500 N MAIN
Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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