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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mount Vernon jobs have Decreased by 1.22 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Mount Vernon's cost of living is 16.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Mount Vernon's population is 15,087 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.19 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Mount Vernon is $92,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.77%.
    SCHOOLS
    Mount Vernon public schools spend $13,579 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Mount Vernon.

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  1/13/2016
One of the worst places I've ever lived.

The cost of living is good here and there are some nice neighborhoods. There isn't much to do here unless you like to drink in bars or eat fast food. There is only one... (Read More)

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  2/8/2012
Wish I didn't live here!!

It's a very boring place with no chance of... (Read More)

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  8/14/2009
Poor Schools, Few Jobs, No Growth

The cost of living is reasonable. The high school is in shambles. Visitors call it "the ghetto school". The politicians built a new 15-20 million dollar jail at... (Read More)

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