Mount Vernon, Illinois 

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Population

14,511

-1.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

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September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Mount Vernon, while January and December are the least comfortable months.


Mount Vernon, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000


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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Mount Vernon Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Mount Vernon
Zip Codes: 62864


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mount Vernon jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mount Vernon's cost of living is 30.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mount Vernon's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.6% to 26.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mount Vernon's population is 14,511 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mount Vernon is Real Estate: $59,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.6%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Mount Vernon

It's a good time to buy in Mount Vernon. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mount Vernon is $59,000.

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Reviews for Mount Vernon   4 Reviews
One of the worst places I've ever lived. - 1/13/2016
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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Wish I didn't live here!! - 2/8/2012
It's a very boring place with no chance of... Read More

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