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Mount Vernon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Vernon had a population of 2,748 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Vernon is located at latitude 33.1774 and longitude -95.2244 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Town of Mount Vernon (GNIS ID: 2413019) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Mount Vernon is located within Mount Vernon Division of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Vernon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Vernon: Keiths, Keith's, Lone Star.

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Mount Vernon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,748
Population in Households 2,661
Population in Familes 2,238
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density1 639
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,065
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 744
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $104,730
Average Home Value $126,933


Median Household Income $40,623
Average Household Income $51,881
Per Capita Income $19,772
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.08%
Households 0.58% 0.13%
Families 1.19% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Vernon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 596 66th
Population Density1 # 1038 41st
Diversity Index2 # 565 68th
Median Household Income # 1066 39th
Per Capita Income # 1158 34th

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