Mount Vernon, Iowa 

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Population

4,486

23% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$70,809

Avg. Home Price

$176,750

Best Places to Live in Mount Vernon, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

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What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
City: Mount Vernon
Zip Codes: 52314
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Mount Vernon jobs have decreased by 0.30%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mount Vernon's cost of living is 2.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Mount Vernon's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Mount Vernon's population is 4,486 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 22.67%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mount Vernon is $176,750. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.59%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Mount Vernon public schools spend $10,647 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Mount Vernon. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Mount Vernon

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Reviews for Mount Vernon    1 Reviews
CR - 11/4/2014
No culture or restaurants that have real food-not frozen, lower class people with no manners, angry and like to run you over with no thought in... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN MOUNT VERNON, IOWA
52314