Mount Vernon, Illinois 

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Economy in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Mount Vernon has an unemployment rate of 6.5%. The US average is 6.0%.

Mount Vernon has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.6%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Mount Vernon
- The Sales Tax Rate for Mount Vernon is 9.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Mount Vernon is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Mount Vernon
- The average income of a Mount Vernon resident is $21,203 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Mount Vernon resident is $33,943 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMount Vernon, IllinoisUnited States
  6.5%6.0%
  -8.4%-6.2%
  31.6%33.5%
  9.3%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $23,944$31,177
  $37,358$57,652
  $46,563$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  1.1%0.6%
  2.7%6.2%
  13.6%10.4%
  4.1%2.7%
  15.1%11.6%
  5.1%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  0.7%2.1%
  2.6%4.7%
Real estate, rental, leasing1.1%1.9%
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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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