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People

Total Population 32,957
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 14,079
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.9%
Median Earnings25+ $28,495
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,578
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,143

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,807
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $858
Median House Value $205,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.9%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 8.4%

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

Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles S of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles N of Seattle, Washington
County Skagit
Standard Zip Codes 98273, 98274
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.421
Longitude -122.332

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 3 WNW
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station ANACORTES
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 57 F
Jul Temp 53 to 72 F
Oct Temp 44 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station WHIDBEY ISLAND NAS
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 66 F
Oct Temp 42 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anacortes 16,048 $73,764
Burlington 8,509 $55,527
La Conner 748 $46,667
Lyman 591 $64,107
Oak Harbor 22,331 $54,490
Stanwood 6,560 $69,890

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

Mount Vernon Hospitals

SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1415 KINCAID STREET
(360) 424-4111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mount Vernon High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MOUNT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL
314 N 9TH ST
360-428-6151
Serves 1,781 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.7

MOUNT VERNON SPECIAL ED
920 S 2ND ST
360-428-6141
A Special Education School
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 185

SKAGIT COUNTY DETENTION CENTER
605 3RD ST
360-336-9360

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