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Population (year 2000): 26,232. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,271 (+11.6% change)
Males: 12,859 (49.0%), Females: 13,373 (51.0%)

Skagit County

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Median resident age: 31.1 years
Median household income: $37,999 (year 2000)
Median house value: $142,000 (year 2000)

Mount Vernon, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Mount Vernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.4%)
  • Hispanic (25.1%)
  • Other race (17.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (9.7%), Irish (9.0%), Norwegian (6.5%), Dutch (4.1%), Swedish (4.0%).Vernon, Washington

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

19.6% Foreign born (14.3% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,736 (+41.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Bellingham, (25.0 miles www.virtualfsbo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (54.9 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (1027.8 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: WA Burlington, (3.6 miles Conway, WA (5.6 miles) , Lake, WA (6.4 miles Big Lake, WA (6.9 miles Clear WA Sedro-Woolley, (8.6 miles Ketchum, WA (9.4 miles Lake Lake McMurray, WA (9.9 miles) , View, WA (11.2 miles Bay


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 56 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 224 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2003: 215 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2004: 128 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2005: 204 buildings, average cost: $183,600

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Area code: 360

Mount Vernon, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Retail trade (13.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,030 (+7.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,809 (41.5%)

Crime in Mount Vernon by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 3.8 7.6 0.0 3.8
Rapes 14 22 24 22 22
    per 100,000 53.4 83.9 91.5 83.9 83.9
Robberies 19 22 14 22 30
    per 100,000 72.4 83.9 53.4 83.9 114.4
Assaults 11 14 29 31 35
    per 100,000 41.9 53.4 110.6 118.2 133.4
Burglaries 268 206 216 293 326
    per 100,000 1021.7 785.3 823.4 1117.0 1242.8
Thefts 1,785 1,971 1,774 1,948 2,341
    per 100,000 6804.7 7513.7 6762.7 7426.0 8924.2
Auto thefts 106 103 112 109 130
    per 100,000 404.1 392.7 427.0 415.5 495.6
427.5 460.1 444.6 490.8 582.0

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hospital/medical center in Mount Vernon:
  • AFFILIATED HEALTH SERVICES (1415 EAST KINCAID STREET/PO BOX 1376)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Vernon:
  • ISLAND HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ANACORTES, WA)
  • CASCADE VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; ARLINGTON, WA)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • BELLINGHAM INTL (about 29 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; ID: BLI)
  • SNOHOMISH COUNTY (PAINE FLD) (about 36 miles; EVERETT, WA; ID: PAE)
  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 63 miles; SEATTLE, WA; ID: BFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • SKAGIT REGIONAL (about 8 miles; BURLINGTON/MOUNT VERNON, WA; ID: BVS)
  • CAMANO ISLAND AIRFIELD (about 14 miles; STANWOOD, WA; ID: 13W)
  • FLOATHAVEN (about 21 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; ID: 0W7)

Amtrak station:
MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

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
Local Libraries 11 $35,124 $38,317 20 $12,226
Parks and Recreation 10 $35,213 $42,255 19 $12,343
Sewerage 14 $53,945 $46,238 2 $601
Solid Waste Management 13 $37,274 $34,406 3 $897
Fire - Other 3 $10,197 $40,788 27 $6,352
Firefighters 32 $159,428 $59,785 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $34,327 $37,447 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 37 $191,352 $62,060 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $27,361 $41,041 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $33,228 $30,672 7 $42
Financial Administration 8 $30,277 $45,415 2 $669
Streets and Highways 9 $31,424 $41,898 1 $114
Other and Unallocable 29 $113,926 $47,141 0 $0
Totals for Government 198 $793,076 $48,065 81 $33,244
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Vernon:
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; MT VERNON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,420)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 2,656)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 11,889)
  • EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; EVERETT, WA; FT enrollment: 3,970)
  • EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; LYNNWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 4,953)
  • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 4,526)
  • LAKE WASHINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; KIRKLAND, WA; FT enrollment: 2,328)
Public high schools in Mount Vernon:
  • MOUNT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,781; Location: 314 N 9TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SKAGIT COUNTY DETENTION CENTER (Location: 605 3RD ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:
  • CENTENNIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 614; Location: 3100 MARTIN RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LITTLE MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 583; Location: 1514 S LAVENTURE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 560; Location: 1801 E BLACKBURN RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MADISON ELEMENTARY (Students: 482; Location: 907 E FIR ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 477; Location: 1020 MCLEAN RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MOUNT BAKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 2310 E SECTION ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CONWAY SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 19710 STATE ROUTE 564; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 401; Location: 1005 S 11TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LA VENTURE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 376; Location: 1200 LAVENTURE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BIG LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 16802 LAKE VIEW BLVD.; Grades: KG - 06)
Library in Mount Vernon:
  • MOUNT VERNON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $880,450; Location: 315 SNOQUALMIE ST.,; 68,349 books; 3,566 audio materials; 3,270 video materials; 337 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Little Mountain Lookout (A), Mount Vernon Center (B), Riverside Plaza (C).

Shopping Centers: Mount Vernon Mall (1), Skagit Valley Mall (2).

Parks in Mount Vernon include: Edgewater Park (1), Hillcrest Park (2).


Mount Vernon compared to Washington state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:
  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:
  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201EB (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)

 

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