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The City of Mount Vernon is located in Jefferson County in the state of Illinois (IL).

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Mount Vernon (Mt. Vernon) is a city located near the center of Jefferson County, Illinois, in the United States. In the 2010 census, the city`s reported population was 15,277 people. Mount Vernon is the principal city of the Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Jefferson and Hamilton counties.

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Mount Vernon Latitude: 38.3147 Longitude: -88.9065

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The Zip Code for Mount Vernon, IL is: 62864

The City of Mount Vernon

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Mount Vernon Illinois Physical Characteristics:

The City of Mount Vernon has an area of 13.2 square miles
  • Land: 13.071985714286 Sq. Mi. (99.39%)
  • Water: 0.080836293436293 Sq. Mi.(0.61%)
The Mount Vernon City takes up 2.3% of the area of Jefferson County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +38.3154815
  • Longitude: -088.9126217
Mount Vernon Land Water Pie Chart

Mount Vernon, IL Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 54.2°F
  • Average Rainfall: 43.4 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 13.9 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00115943 MT VERNON 3 NE
Latitude: 38.3483 Longitude: -88.8533 Elevation: 149.4 feet.

Mount Vernon, IL Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Mount Vernon was 15,277 people, which is 39.3 % of the entire population of Jefferson County.

Sex:

  • 46.54% Male
  • 53.46% Female

Race:

  • 80.611% White
  • 14.728% Black
  • 1.047% Asian
  • 0.27% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.03% Pacific Islander
  • 2.605% Mixed
  • 0.707% Other

Ethnicity:

  • 97.58% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 2.42% Hispanic or Latino
Mount Vernon Race Population Ring Chart

Mount Vernon, IL Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.2
Number of Residences: 7,534
  • Occupied: 6,702 (88.96%)
  • Vacant: 832 (11.04%)

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