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Demographics

People

Total Population2,783
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+796
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$21,636
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,493
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,682

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,728
% Above Poverty Level60.4%
% Below Poverty Level39.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work8%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$424
Median House Value$86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.8%
Irish17.8%
German11.3%
English6.9%
French Except Basque2.3%
Italian2.1%
Welsh2.1%
Polish0.6%
Swiss0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Scottish0.3%
African0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Mount Vernon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockcastle County
Standard Zip Codes40456
Phone Area Codes606
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.36
Approximate Longitude-84.34

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)

StationMOUNT VERNON
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches
StationWAYNESBURG 7 NE
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationGRAY HAWK
Distance21.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berea14,667$48,864
Brodhead1,422$25,694
Crab Orchard877$28,542
Eubank245$21,528
Livingston99$43,750
McKee1,110$19,118

Mount Vernon Public Libraries

Rockcastle County Public Library
60 FORD DRIVE
Mount Vernon, Kentucky
(606) 256-2388

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Mount Vernon Public Schools

Mt. Vernon Elementary
530 Williams St
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-2953
Primary
Total Enrollment 698
Rockcastle Academy For Academic Ach
955 W Main St
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-3846
High
Total Enrollment 9
Rockcastle County Area Technology Center
1555 Lake Cumberland Rd
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-4346
Rockcastle County High School
1545 Hwy 461
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-4816
High
Total Enrollment 843
Rockcastle County Middle School
945 W Main St
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-5118
Middle
Total Enrollment 657
Roundstone Elementary School
6701 N Wilderness Rd
ZIP: 40456
(606) 256-2235
Primary
Total Enrollment 275
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