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People

Total Population 4,531
Male Share of the Population 53.6%
Female Share of the Population 46.4%
Senior Citizens 23.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,686
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,337
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $89,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0%
English 14.5%
Irish 14.8%

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

Mount Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 65712
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.103
Longitude -93.818

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 MT VERNON M U SW CTR
Distance 4.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station MONETT 4 SW
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station LOCKWOOD
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aurora 7,473 $42,363
Freistatt 131 $37,500
La Russell 235 $0

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

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Mount Vernon High Schools

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MT. VERNON HIGH
400 W HWY 174
417-466-7526
Serves 451 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

MT. VERNON TREATMENT CTR.
500 STATE DR
417-466-0292
A Non-traditional School
Serves 32 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.1

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