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Population (year 2000): 16,269. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,344 (+0.5% change)
Males: 7,463 (45.9%), Females: 8,806 (54.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $28,145 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Mount Vernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.5%)
  • Black (12.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (16.6%), United States (15.9%), English (10.8%), Irish (9.1%), Italian (1.9%), Dutch (1.7%).

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Land area: 11.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,620 (-9.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louis, MO St. (94.2 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (258.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL (7.6 miles Bonnie, IL (8.8 miles Woodlawn, IL (9.1 miles Dix, IL (10.3 miles Nason, IL Ina, (11.3 miles IL (11.6 miles Waltonville, IL Bluford, (11.9 miles IL (12.3 miles Kell,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $147,600

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 88.91 W

Area code: 618


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.9%), Retail trade (17.8%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,663 (+47.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,140 (73.9%)

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/18/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Mount Vernon city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mount Vernon:
  • CROSSROADS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (8 DOCTORS PARK ROAD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL HLTH CENTER (605 N 12TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Vernon:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; CENTRALIA, IL)
  • SALEM TOWNSHIP HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; SALEM, IL)
  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; BENTON, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 5 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; ID: MVN)
  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 40 miles; MARION, IL; ID: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 45 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; ID: MDH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • CENTRALIA MUNI (about 18 miles; CENTRALIA, IL; ID: ENL)
  • BENTON MUNI (about 22 miles; BENTON, IL; ID: H96)
  • SALEM-LECKRONE (about 23 miles; SALEM, IL; ID: SLO)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $277
Police Protection - Officers 45 $162,156 $43,241 0 $0
Police - Other 12 $26,597 $26,597 1 $883
Fire - Other 1 $1,698 $20,376 0 $0
Streets and Highways 22 $62,962 $34,342 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $10,676 $42,704 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $20,677 $22,556 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $22,488 $29,984 0 $0
Firefighters 32 $128,910 $48,341 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $15,268 $30,536 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5 $13,904 $33,369 0 $0
Water Supply 19 $60,535 $38,232 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $32,648 $35,616 4 $921
Totals for Government 176 $558,517 $38,080 6 $2,081


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 40 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 47 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; FT enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 78 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 10,038)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; FT enrollment: 7,227)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 88 miles; MATTOON, IL; FT enrollment: 3,666)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 92 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
Public high schools in Mount Vernon:
  • MOUNT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,407; Location: 320 S 7TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MT VERNON ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 1714 BROADWAY; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:
  • MT VERNON DIST 80 PRIMARY CENTER (Students: 711; Location: 401 N 30TH ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • ZADOK CASEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 1829 BROADWAY ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • J L BUFORD INTERMEDIATE ED CTR (Students: 360; Location: 623 S 34TH ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN EARLY EDUC CTR (Students: 279; Location: 500 HARRISON ST; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SUMMERSVILLE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 1118 E FAIRFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DODDS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 14975 E BAKERVILLE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • BETHEL GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 1201 BETHEL RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • MCCLELLAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 9475 N IL HWY 148; Grades: KG - 08)
  • SAFE SCHOOL PROGRAM (Students: 8; Location: 1714 BROADWAY ST; Grades: 06 - 12)

Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Homestead Hills Country Club (A), Fountain Place Industrial Park (B), Cherry Creek Golf Center (C), Mount Vernon Wastewater Treatment Facility (D), Green Hills Country Club (E), Indian Hills Country Club (F), Jefferson County Courthouse (G), Jefferson County Animal Shelter (H), Rolland W Lewis Community Center (I), C E Brehm Memorial Library (J), Mount Vernon Fire Station Number 4 (K), Mount Vernon Fire Station Number 3 (L), Mount Vernon Fire Station Number 2 (M), Mount Vernon Fire Station Number 1 (N), Mount Vernon City Hall (O), Carl L Schweinfurth Museum And Interpretive Center (P), Fifth District Appellate Court (Q), Cedarhurst Cultural Center (R).

Shopping Centers: Park Plaza Shopping Center (1), King City Square Shopping Center (2), Times Square Mall Shopping Center (3), Fortysecond Street Plaza Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Mount Vernon include: South Side Baptist Church (A), Hoits Church (B), Solid Rock Church of God (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Second Baptist Church (E), Bethel Church (F), Bethel Tabernacle Church (G), Blackwell Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (H).

Cemeteries: Bethel Memorial Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2), West Salem Cemetery (3), Old Union Cemetery (4), Oakwood Cemetery (5).

Reservoir: Louisville and Nashville Reservoir (A).

Creek: Twomile Creek (A).

Parks in Mount Vernon include: Fairmont Ballpark (1), Jefferson County Fairground (2), Optimist Park (3), Bob Strothman Baseball Park (4), Airport Park (5), A L Dawson Senior Park (6), Highland Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


Mount Vernon compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCL (1060 AM; 3 kW; MCLEANSBORO, IL; Owner: DANA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:
  • K201FL (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBMV (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC)
  • WVSI (88.9 FM; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WIBV (102.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • WDML (106.9 FM; WOODLAWN, IL; Owner: VOLUNTEER BROADCASTING OF ILLINOIS)
  • WJBD-FM (100.1 FM; SALEM, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRXX (95.3 FM; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMIX-FM (94.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO. OF ILLINOIS)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:
  • WSIU-TV (Channel 8; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • W29CI (Channel 29; SALEM, IL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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