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Mount Vernon, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Vernon had a population of 598 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Vernon is located at latitude 44.4169 and longitude -119.1132 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,864 feet.

The City of Mount Vernon (GNIS ID: 2411182) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mount Vernon is located within John Day Division of Grant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Vernon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Mount Vernon, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 598
Population in Households 596
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 876
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $102,564
Average Home Value $143,396


Median Household Income $32,481
Average Household Income $46,053
Per Capita Income $21,540
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.44% 1.56%
Households 2.58% 1.63%
Families 3.4% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mount Vernon, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 248 34th
Population Density1 # 210 44th
Diversity Index2 # 276 27th
Median Household Income # 353 7th
Per Capita Income # 260 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.