Mount Vernon, Illinois 

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Population

15,087

11% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$33,943

Avg. Home Price

$67,400

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


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mount Vernon jobs have decreased by 1.22%. Learn More...
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. Learn More... or Compare Mount Vernon's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Mount Vernon's population is 15,087 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.19%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mount Vernon is $67,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.84%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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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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