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Mount Vernon, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Vernon had a population of 501 as of July 1, 2018. Mount Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

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.

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Mount Vernon, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 501
Population in Households 499
Population in Familes 376
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 734
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $32,163
Average Household Income $43,552
Per Capita Income $20,230


Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $147,297
Average Home Value $170,646


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.61% -0.61%
Households -0.72% -0.66%
Families -0.24% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Mount Vernon, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Vernon to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 257 32nd
Population Density # 235 38th
Diversity Index # 285 24th
Median Household Income # 365 4th
Per Capita Income # 335 12th

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