Mount Vernon, Illinois 

4 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Population

14,723

-1.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Best Places to Live in Mount Vernon, Illinois

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

Local Listings in Mount Vernon
 $99,900 
601 N 18th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2211 SqFt
 $210,000 
19312 N IL Highway 37
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1648 SqFt
 $78,000 
3105 Cherry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1332 SqFt

Best Neighborhoods In Mount Vernon, Illinois: Download the BestPlaces App

QUICK FACTS

City: Mount Vernon
Zip Codes: 62864


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Mount Vernon, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Jefferson county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mount Vernon's population is 14,723 people. Since 2010, 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 $56,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.6%. 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. More Education


Best Places to Live in Mount Vernon Rankings

See Places Rated and Ranked Click Here


Housing Market in Mount Vernon

It's a good time to buy in Mount Vernon. Home Appreciation is up 0.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Mount Vernon Real Estate

The median home price in Mount Vernon is $56,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


View More Data >

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

Start Your Review of Mount Vernon


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


View More Data >

COMPARE COST OF LIVING
Compare Mount Vernon, Illinois to any other place in the USA.

MAPS OF MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Mount_Vernon,Illinois Map
ZIP CODES IN MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS
62864

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION

Includes Cost of Living compares for child care, utilities, transportation, health, taxes, housing for home owners vs renters, weather, insurance premiums and so much more.

Try Now

NEW LISTINGS IN MOUNT VERNON
$99,900
601 N 18th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$210,000
19312 N IL Highway 37
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$78,000
3105 Cherry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$94,500
5 Circle Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$95,500
1915 Lake St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$125,000
28 Northbrook Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$72,500
14685 N IL Highway 37
Bed 3 | Bath 1

Join BestPlaces