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Mount Vernon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Vernon had a population of 2,851 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Vernon is located at latitude 33.1887 and longitude -95.2213 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mount Vernon 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.

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

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Mount Vernon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mount Vernon, TX Housing Affordability Index is 178
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Mount Vernon, TX Wealth Index is 42
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,851
Population in Households 2,784
Population in Familes 2,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density 663
Diversity Index1 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,702
Average Household Income $53,445
Per Capita Income $19,239
Wealth Index3 42

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 600 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $109,223
Housing Affordability Index2 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,075
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 752
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.51% 0.42%
Households 0.5% 0.31%
Families 0.92% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Mount Vernon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 602 66th
Population Density # 1027 41st
Diversity Index # 608 65th
Median Household Income # 1368 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1291 26th

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