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People

Total Population 541
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 263
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 66.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,607
% Above Poverty Level 83.4%
% Below Poverty Level 16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $661
Median House Value $75,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 10%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station WHITE LAKE
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
Station ALEXANDRIA
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corsica 610 $59,917
Ethan 352 $68,250
Letcher 205 $68,750
Mitchell 15,543 $58,486
Plankinton 654 $47,381
Stickney 257 $54,167

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

Mount Vernon Public Libraries

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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

MT VERNON HI SCH
500 N MAIN
605-236-5237
Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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