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Mount Vernon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Mount Vernon had a population of 2,873 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Mount Vernon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,873
Daytime Population: Workers 2,636
Daytime Population: Residents 1,771
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,407
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.53
Population in Households 2,789
Population in Familes 2,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 668
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $40,695
Average Household Income $55,925
Per Capita Income $20,872


Total Housing Units 1,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 513 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $107,474
Average Home Value $127,826


Total Households 1,086
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 760
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.75% 0.6%
Households 0.77% 0.6%
Families 1.32% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

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, 2017 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 # 582 67th
Population Density # 1011 42nd
Diversity Index # 614 65th
Median Household Income # 1164 34th
Per Capita Income # 1142 35th

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