Mount Vernon, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 6,588 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.9%
 
Males: 3,188  (48.4%)
Females: 3,400  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47620.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,172 (it was $36,543 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$44,172
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,569 (it was $19,264 in 2000)

Mount Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,776 (it was $78,900 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$91,776
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $96,304; Detached houses: $101,211; In 2-unit structures: $216,414; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,697; Mobile homes: $19,730

Median gross rent in 2012: $568.

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  • White alone - 6,201 (92.7%)
  • Black alone - 183 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 139 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 113 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.07%)

Races in Mount Vernon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.3%), United States (14.7%), English (11.8%), Irish (10.3%), Russian (1.6%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 398 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,675 people per square mile   (average).

Mount Vernon,IN real estate house value index trend

Mount Vernon, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

146 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).

This city:  2.2%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, Indiana as of May 23, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 944 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $817 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $831 (1.0%)

Mount Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (19.2 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (118.7 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (270.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maunie, IL (3.3 miles) , Uniontown, KY (3.4 miles ), Parkers Settlement, IN (3.5 miles ), New Haven, IL (3.6 miles ), New Harmony, IN (3.7 miles ), Phillipstown, IL (4.0 miles) , Waverly, KY (4.0 miles ), Corydon, KY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 87.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -392 (-5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,116 (35.5%)

Area code: 812

Mount Vernon household income distribution Mount Vernon home values distribution

Crime rates in Mount Vernon by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10000010
per 100,000 13.30.00.00.00.00.014.90.0
Rapes 01110531
per 100,000 0.013.213.513.60.072.344.615.0
Robberies 10410423
per 100,000 13.30.053.813.60.057.829.845.0
Assaults 2610030304
per 100,000 26.679.213.50.00.0433.7446.460.1
Burglaries 1219405147123206105
per 100,000 159.6250.8538.3692.2638.61778.23065.01576.6
Thefts 6874866967322381289
per 100,000 904.3976.91157.3936.5910.34655.25668.84339.3
Auto thefts 121614181591223
per 100,000 159.6211.2188.4244.3203.8130.1178.5345.3
Arson 00020252
per 100,000 0.00.00.027.10.028.974.430.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 99.5103.5133.3124.7100.9500.5641.6361.7

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Crime rate in Mount Vernon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +205 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

Work and jobs in Mount Vernon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Mount Vernon city center killed 24 people and injured 238 people and caused $87 million in damages.

On 11/6/2005, a category F3 tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.4 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Posey County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Vernon topographic map

Birthplace of: Francis C. Green - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Ann Hovey - Film actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mount Vernon: Francis C. Green.

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Vernon:

  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (1412 CLOVER ST)
  • REHABILITATION CENTER DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (1855 WESTWOOD DR)
  • MOUNT VERNON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1415 COUNTRY CLUB RD)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Mount Vernon:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 13 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 21 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 35 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 46 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Vincennes University (about 56 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Rend Lake College (about 58 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

Public high school in Mount Vernon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • ST PHILIP SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 3420 SAINT PHILLIPS RD S; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 401 MULBERRY ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in Mount Vernon

Library in Mount Vernon:

  • ALEXANDRIAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,130,216; Location: 115 WEST 5TH STREET; 88,866 books; 7,494 audio materials; 5,376 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Mount Vernon Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: McFadden Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Motel (70 Highway 62 West).

Courts: Indiana State - License Branch Auto- Mt Vernon Branch (402 Main Street), Posey County - Superior Court Judge (Courthouse).

Posey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.0. This is worse than average.

City:

96.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.859. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.859
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.91
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Vernon and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNT VERNON WATER WORKS (Population served: 8,912, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-11-2011 to MAR-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2009)
  • 17 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-20-2006 to AUG-13-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-20-2006 to DEC-15-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2006)
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.0% for other race residents, 54.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2010:

  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2000:

  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Mount Vernon, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Mount Vernon compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mount Vernon (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Mount Vernon In Branch at 112 East Third Street, branch established on 1931/04/18. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Old National Bank: 402 Main Street Branch at 402 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • The First National Bank of Carmi: Mount Vernon Branch at 450 Southwind Plaza, branch established on 2005/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.8 mil, Deposits: $320.3 mil, headquarters in Carmi, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Fidelity Bank, fsb: 4th St Branch at 500 E 4th St, branch established on 2008/08/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $180.8 mil, Deposits: $125.0 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Mount Vernon travel time to work - commute Mount Vernon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Vernon city (based on Posey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.42%
Here: 49.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents42.2%16.2%14.0%6.7%5.8%
Congregations11.4%27.3%13.6%4.5%4.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%3.6%3.1%1.6%2.4%
Congregations9.1%4.5%6.8%4.5%13.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Posey County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Posey County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Posey County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Posey County:

29.0%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$15,964$38,3140$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$7,488
Police Protection - Officers 14$48,654$41,7032$1,771
Police - Other 1$2,784$33,4080$0
Firefighters 7$24,066$41,2561$115
Streets and Highways 15$41,503$33,2020$0
Sewerage 3$11,778$47,1124$12,170
Parks and Recreation 4$12,904$38,71213$9,197
Water Supply 17$41,540$29,3220$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$4,771
Totals for Government 66$199,193$36,21728$35,512

Mount Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($10.17)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($2.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,093,000 ($165.91)
    Sewerage: $936,000 ($142.08)
    Police Protection: $695,000 ($105.49)
    Regular Highways: $609,000 ($92.44)
    Fire Protection: $479,000 ($72.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000 ($70.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $445,000 ($67.55)
    Central Staff Services: $279,000 ($42.35)
    General - Other: $204,000 ($30.97)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($11.23)
    Health Services - Other: $39,000 ($5.92)
    Parking Facilities: $22,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($8.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($6.07)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($3.19)
    Central Staff: $12,000 ($1.82)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,534,000 ($384.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $203,000 ($30.81)

Mount Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,199,000 ($182.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $400,000 ($60.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($11.08)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($1.97)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000 ($7.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($7.89)
    General Revenue, NEC: $27,000 ($4.10)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.30)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,139,000 ($324.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $485,000 ($73.62)
    Highways: $241,000 ($36.58)
    All Other: $125,000 ($18.97)
  • Tax - Property: $2,222,000 ($337.28)
    Public Utilities: $20,000 ($3.04)
    NEC: $7,000 ($1.06)

Mount Vernon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,291,000 ($651.34)
    Industrial Revenue: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,575,000 ($239.07)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,735,000 ($566.94)
    Other NEC: $1,960,000 ($297.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,736,000 ($1174.26)
    Other, NEC: $3,535,000 ($536.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $290,000 ($44.02)

Mount Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,661,000 ($403.92)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $980,000 ($148.76)

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  2.29% ($38,300 average AGI)
from Gibson County, IN  0.26% ($27,769)
from Warrick County, IN  0.19% ($37,316)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  3.04% ($39,657 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.30% ($38,933)
to Gibson County, IN  0.17% ($34,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WRCY (1590 AM; 1 kW; MT. VERNON, IN)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WRUL (97.3 FM; CARMI, IL; Owner: CARMI BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDKS (106.1 FM; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mount Vernon, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 280
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
See more detailed statistics of Mount Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $30,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,330
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,320
Most common first names in Mount Vernon, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14479.9 years
William13775.1 years
John9875.4 years
Charles8375.9 years
James8071.3 years
George6775.6 years
Robert6270.9 years
Paul5070.4 years
Dorothy4876.4 years
Anna4083.4 years
Most common last names in Mount Vernon, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3473.5 years
Alldredge3276.7 years
Cox3274.7 years
Smith3175.0 years
Miller3077.7 years
Blackburn2977.0 years
Ashworth2679.5 years
Walker2565.5 years
Rowe2477.5 years
Curtis2480.5 years
Businesses in Mount Vernon, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1FedEx1
Ace Hardware1Ford1
Arby's1H&R Block1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1

Mount Vernon on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Roy Ray Odle (7)
  • Thomas L. Evans (6)
  • Robert Russell Gallucci (5)
  • Mark Erik Nelson (4)
  • Andrei Sharygin (4)
  • Thomas Link Guggenheim (3)
  • James L. Derudder (3)
  • Lioba Maria Kloppenburg (3)
  • Daniel Francis Lowery (3)
  • Belinda Duckworth (3)

Total of 60 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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