Mount Vernon, Washington 

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WASHINGTON TOTAL CASES REPORTED

35,247

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

2,872,670

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

33,787

+8.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$44,404

Median Home Price

$358,000

Best Places to Live in Mount Vernon, Washington

Small-town complex - Northwest Washington, along Puget Sound. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Mount Vernon, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Mild year-round climate
-Central location
Cons
-Economy
-Some unattractive sprawl
-Property crime rate

 $165,000 
16XXX Andal Ln
Bed 0 | Bath 0 | SqFt
 $129,000 
N Starbird Rd
Bed | Bath 0 | SqFt
 $3,000 
1117 Dale Ln Unit A
Bed | Bath 1 | 3000 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Mount Vernon-Anacortes Metro Area

In an area of uncommon scenic beauty, Mount Vernon is adjacent to a vast river delta that stretches west to the Puget Sound but is otherwise surrounded by mountains. Anacortes is a main port gateway to the San Juan Islands and an oil terminal and refining center. The river delta supports a magnificent area of farmland, settled by Swedes and later by the Dutch, bringing visitors worldwide during the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival each spring. The economy is a mix of farming, forest products, fishing, tourism, and some industry.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Mount Vernon
Zip Codes: 98273 98274
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 23 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mount Vernon jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mount Vernon's cost of living is 15.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mount Vernon's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Mount Vernon, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Skagit county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mount Vernon's population is 33,787 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mount Vernon is $358,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Mount Vernon public schools spend $11,115 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 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 10.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Mount Vernon Real Estate

The median home price in Mount Vernon is $358,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Mount Vernon   6 Reviews
Sweet Community - 10/19/2019
I'm sure it has its flaws, but what stands with me is that everyone whom i meet here is *so polite!* .. People smile and wave you through in traffic. They speak to you... Read More

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home inventory - 5/20/2015
Very little available on starter home price... Read More

Climate and location - 5/28/2014
It rains here a lot. We joke that when the forecast says a 50% chance of rain that it will rain 50% of the day. However, when the sun shines it is beautiful. It is... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN MOUNT VERNON, WASHINGTON
98273 98274

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Bed 0 | Bath 0

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