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People

Total Population 2,752
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 969
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,000
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $645
Median House Value $87,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 7.2%

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

Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles NW of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 75457
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.188
Longitude -95.221

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 MOUNT VERNON
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches
Station MOUNT PLEASANT
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station DAINGERFIELD 9 S
Distance 34.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bogata 1,191 $51,522
Como 770 $36,406

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

Mount Vernon Public Libraries

Library
Franklin County Library
100 E MAIN ST
Mount Vernon, Texas
(903) 537-4916
Library Web Site

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Mount Vernon Hospitals

EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER MOUNT VERNON
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
HWY 37 SOUTH
(903) 537-4552
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mount Vernon High Schools

MT VERNON H S
501 HWY 37 S
903-537-3700
Serves 463 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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