Mount Vernon, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 16,798 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 7,624  (45.4%)
Females: 9,174  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43050.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,377 (it was $29,801 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$34,377
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,847 (it was $16,471 in 2000)

Mount Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,828 (it was $77,700 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$99,828
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $126,521; Detached houses: $124,959; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,032; In 2-unit structures: $99,918; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $174,901; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,331; Mobile homes: $35,114

Median gross rent in 2012: $645.

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  • White alone - 16,126 (95.1%)
  • Two or more races - 343 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 233 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 132 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 56 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.06%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (12.4%), United States (11.6%), English (11.5%), Scottish (3.2%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 8.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,999 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Vernon,OH real estate house value index trend

Mount Vernon, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

190 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, Ohio as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 509 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,244 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,160 (1.2%)

Mount Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (38.8 miles , pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gambier, OH (2.1 miles ), Fredericktown, OH (2.6 miles ), Apple Valley, OH (2.8 miles ), Howard, OH (2.9 miles ), Martinsburg, OH (3.3 miles) , Utica, OH (3.3 miles ), Sparta, OH (3.4 miles) , Danville, OH (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 82.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,760 (+28.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,373 (60.1%)

Area code: 740

Mount Vernon household income distribution Mount Vernon home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Ohio average:

1.99
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -520 (-3.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Mount Vernon city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1981, a category F3 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 56 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 170.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 318.4 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 172.6 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 Knox County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Vernon topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Lynde - Actor, Red Blair - Football and basketball coach, Eugene Branstool - Politician, Harry Wolverton - Major League Baseball player, Ralph Washington Sockman - Radio personality, Rob Kelly (American football) - A rare combination of Speed, Frank H. Hurd - Politician, Charles F. West - Politician, Chase Clements - Football player, Daniel Sheldon Norton - Politician.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mount Vernon: Henry B. Freeman.

Hospitals in Mount Vernon:

  • HOSPICE OF KNOX COUNTY (302 E HIGH STREET)
  • KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1330 COSHOCTON ROAD)
  • MT VERNON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (1250 VERNONVIEW DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Mount Vernon:

  • FMC - KNOX COUNTY KIDNEY CENTER (14 WOOD LAKE TRAIL)

Home Health Centers in Mount Vernon:

  • A TOUCH OF GRACE HEALTHCARE, INC (118 EAST GAMBIER STREET, SUITE B)
  • KNOX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (11660 UPPER GILCHRIST ROAD)
  • STAR HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1451 GAMBIER ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Mount Vernon:

  • COUNTRY CLUB CENTER (1350 YAUGER RD)
  • COUNTRY CLUB RETIREMENT CENTER (1350 YAUGER ROAD)
  • COUNTRY COURT (1076 COSHOCTON AVE)
  • LAURELS OF MT VERNON THE (13 AVALON ROAD)
  • OHIO EASTERN STAR HLTH CARE CTR THE (1451 GAMBIER ROAD)
  • ROSE GARDEN NURSING HOME (303 N MAIN ST)
  • WHISPERING HILLS CARE CENTER (416 WOOSTER ROAD)

Airports located in Mount Vernon:

  • Knox County Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 500, Itinerant Ops: 7,000, Local Ops: 12,600, Military Ops: 50)
  • Wynkoop Airport (Runways: 2, Itinerant Ops: 400, Local Ops: 5,000, Military Ops: 25)
See details about airports located in Mount Vernon, OH

Colleges/Universities in Mount Vernon:

  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University (Full-time enrollment: 1,949; Location: 800 Martinsburg Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mvnu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Knox County Career Center (FT enrollment: 272; Location: 306 Martinsburg Rd; Public; Website: www.adultedkccc.org)

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

  • Denison University (about 23 miles; Granville, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • Central Ohio Technical College (about 23 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,995)
  • Ohio State University-Newark Campus (about 23 miles; Newark, OH; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Otterbein University (about 31 miles; Westerville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,933)
  • Ashland University (about 34 miles; Ashland, OH; FT enrollment: 5,151)
  • Ohio Dominican University (about 37 miles; Columbus, OH; FT enrollment: 2,045)
  • Zane State College (about 39 miles; Zanesville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,200)

Public high school in Mount Vernon:

Private high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MOUNT VERNON ACADEMY (Students: 156; Location: 525 WOOSTER RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 206 E CHESTNUT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOUNT VERNON SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 221 SYCHAR RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RUSCEL MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 3; Location: 12200 UPPER FREDERICKTOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mount Vernon, Ohio is the birth place of Paul Lynde commonly known for his role as Uncle Arthur in Bewitched.

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Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Shopping Plaza (A), Mount Vernon Country Club (B), Knox County Courthouse (C), Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 1 (D), Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County (E), Mount Vernon City Hall (F), Knox County Jail (G), Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Vernon include: Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Wesleyan Methodist Church (F), Foursquare Gospel Church (G), Gay Street Methodist Church (H), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Mound View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Delano Run (A), Dry Creek (B), Armstrong Run (C), Center Run (D), Curtis Run (E), Adams Run (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Vernon include: Arch Avenue Park (1), Lamartine Square (2), Phillips Park (3), North Main-North Gay Streets Historic District (4), East High Street Historic District (5), East Gambier Street Historic District (6), Memorial Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Deerfield Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7084 Newark Road), AAA Auto Club-Mt Vernon - AAA Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 1 Public Square Suite A).

Hotels: Amerihost Mount Vernon (150 Howard Street), Curtis Inn On The Square (6 Public Sq), Heritage House (307 North Main Street), Harcourt Motel (400 Harcourt Road).

Courts: Knox County - Common Pleas Court- Adult Probation Officers- County & Regional Plan (111 East High Street), Knox County Offices - Common Pleas Court- Adult Probation Officers (111 East High Street), Knox County - County & Regional Planning- Common Pleas Court- Domestic Relat (111 East High Street), Knox County - County & Regional Planning- Juvenile Court (111 East High Street), Knox County - Common Pleas Court- Probate Court- Marriage Licenses- County & Regional Plan (111 East High Street), Mt Vernon City - Municipal Court Probation Officer (5 North Gay Street), Knox County - County & Regional Planning- Common Pleas Court- Assignment Commissi (111 East High Street), Knox County - County & Regional Planning- Common Pleas Court- Juvenile Probation Offi (105 East Chestnut Street), Knox County - Judge- County & Regional Planning- Adult Court Services- Bailiff- Common Pleas C (111 East High Street).

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

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

SMITHHISLER MEATS INC PWS (Population served: 216, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MT VERNON CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
IRISH HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COLONIAL TERRACE MHP (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ROUTE 13 STOP PWS (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Boil Water Order (NOV-28-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Vernon that have no violations reported:

  • LANNINGS FOODS (Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POTEMKIN INDUSTRIES INC PWS (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSTIC KNOLLS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.6%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.3% for Black residents, 57.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2010:

  • 966 people in college/university student housing
  • 240 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 95 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2000:

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Mount Vernon, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Mount Vernon compared to Ohio 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.

Banks with most branches in Mount Vernon (2011 data):

  • The Park National Bank: 1511 Blackjack Road Branch, 1502 Coshocton Road Branch, 1501 First-Knox National Bank Branch, Messenger Service Branch. Info updated 2008/09/29: Bank assets: $6,281.7 mil, Deposits: $4,611.6 mil, headquarters in Newark, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices, Holding Company: Park National Corporation
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: Mt Vernon Drive-Up Branch, Mount Vernon Branch, Coshocton Ave Branch. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, headquarters in Akron, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Mt. Vernon-Main Branch at 23 Public Square, branch established on 1873/01/01; Coshocton Road Branch at 855 South Coshocton Avenue, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Ohio Heritage Bank: Mount Vernon Branch at 1345 Yauger Road, branch established on 2006/05/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $270.2 mil, Deposits: $184.5 mil, headquarters in Coshocton, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ohio Heritage Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mt. Vernon Loan Production Office at 314 South Main, branch established on 1988/05/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • THE HOME LOAN SAVINGS BANK: Mount Vernon Branch at 1387 Coshocton Avenue, branch established on 2005/01/10. Info updated 2007/03/21: Bank assets: $160.9 mil, Deposits: $129.1 mil, headquarters in Coshocton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Mount Vernon Wal-Mart Branch at 1575 Coshocton Avenue, branch established on 2006/08/30. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First Bank of Ohio: Mount Vernon Branch at 115 West High Street, branch established on 1985/06/11. Info updated 2011/12/09: Bank assets: $159.9 mil, Deposits: $104.2 mil, headquarters in Tiffin, OH, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tonti Financial Corporation
  • The Peoples Bank: Mount Vernon Branch at 11423 Upper Gilchrist Road, branch established on 2001/08/06. Info updated 2009/06/25: Bank assets: $49.0 mil, Deposits: $43.6 mil, headquarters in Gambier, OH, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancshares Of Gambier Inc.

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 (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Here: 38.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents19.8%14.6%14.4%9.4%5.1%
Congregations25.3%2.1%13.7%4.2%5.3%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOld Order AmishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.6%4.2%3.3%2.5%22.3%
Congregations3.2%12.6%2.1%3.2%28.4%
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: 12
Knox County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Knox County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Knox County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

28.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

11.9%
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 6$25,698$51,3961$735
Other Government Administration 5$22,933$55,0399$6,494
Judicial and Legal 16$57,212$42,9092$1,333
Police Protection - Officers 28$125,120$53,6230$0
Police - Other 3$9,443$37,7720$0
Firefighters 39$175,181$53,9020$0
Fire - Other 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Correction 2$6,040$36,2401$244
Streets and Highways 9$31,381$41,8411$1,594
Sewerage 11$37,939$41,38815$27,766
Parks and Recreation 4$12,954$38,8622$3,058
Water Supply 10$33,597$40,31614$26,256
Other and Unallocable 10$36,664$43,9974$5,763
Totals for Government 144$577,390$48,11649$73,243

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,635,000 ($156.86)
    General: $290,000 ($17.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($9.29)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($1.67)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($1.61)
    Judicial & Legal: $27,000 ($1.61)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,590,000 ($154.19)
    Fire Protection: $2,187,000 ($130.19)
    Police Protection: $1,633,000 ($97.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,563,000 ($93.05)
    Sewerage: $1,419,000 ($84.47)
    Regular Highways: $798,000 ($47.51)
    Housing & Community Development: $774,000 ($46.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $683,000 ($40.66)
    Financial Administration: $429,000 ($25.54)
    General Public Buildings: $398,000 ($23.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $328,000 ($19.53)
    Health Services - Other: $302,000 ($17.98)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($8.04)
    Parking Facilities: $100,000 ($5.95)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($8.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $216,000 ($12.86)
    Police Protection: $125,000 ($7.44)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($1.61)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,971,000 ($355.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $966,000 ($57.51)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,309,000 ($137.46)
    All Other: $234,000 ($13.93)
    Parking Facilities: $91,000 ($5.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $280,000 ($16.67)
    All Other: $15,000 ($0.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $420,000 ($25.00)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $637,000 ($37.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $439,000 ($26.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,687,000 ($159.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,226,000 ($72.98)
    General Support: $884,000 ($52.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $696,000 ($41.43)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,276,000 ($373.62)
    Property: $986,000 ($58.70)
    NEC: $314,000 ($18.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $142,000 ($8.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,095,000 ($958.15)
    Industrial Revenue: $310,000 ($18.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,090,000 ($124.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $760,000 ($45.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $7,960,000 ($473.87)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $800,000 ($47.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,485,000 ($445.59)
    Other, NEC: $1,890,000 ($112.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $310,000 ($18.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $650,000 ($38.70)
    Other, NEC: $160,000 ($9.52)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000 ($178.59)
    Beginning: $300,000 ($17.86)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,782,000 ($106.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,524,000 ($686.03)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($2.38)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Ohio average:

4.72%

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 Franklin County, OH  0.84% ($32,120 average AGI)
from Licking County, OH  0.55% ($29,512)
from Richland County, OH  0.30% ($29,925)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
Knox County:

0.06%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, OH  0.75% ($30,097 average AGI)
to Licking County, OH  0.66% ($31,869)
to Delaware County, OH  0.33% ($44,847)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WMVO (1300 AM; 0 kW; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDLR (1550 AM; 4 kW; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: THE FIFTEEN FIFTY CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNZR (90.9 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: MT. VERNON NAZARENE COLLEGE)
  • WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMZ (103.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, OH; Owner: STOP 26- RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WOSV (91.7 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVNO-FM (106.1 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: JOHNNY APPLESEED BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVXG (95.1 FM; MOUNT GILEAD, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WODB (107.9 FM; DELAWARE, OH; Owner: FRANKLIN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLT-FM (100.3 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: WCLT RADIO, INC.)
  • WYHT (105.3 FM; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNKO (101.7 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
  • WBZW (107.7 FM; LOUDONVILLE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCO (91.9 FM; GAMBIER, OH; Owner: KENYON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
  • WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W32AR (Channel 32; LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOHZ-LP (Channel 57; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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: 11
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total average daily traffic: 84,120
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,890
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 125,809

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mount Vernon, OH

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 86
  • Hazardous Condition: 110
  • Service Call: 56

Incident types - Mount Vernon

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Vernon, OH
Most common first names in Mount Vernon, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary31681.1 years
John25775.0 years
Robert22971.4 years
William22375.2 years
Charles19775.2 years
James19171.5 years
Helen15481.3 years
Ruth14581.3 years
George12275.7 years
Dorothy11380.3 years
Most common last names in Mount Vernon, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11675.0 years
Miller7078.6 years
Brown5376.3 years
Jones4977.2 years
Williams4875.3 years
Hall4872.5 years
Davis4778.1 years
Johnson4777.7 years
Wilson4670.9 years
Taylor4477.9 years
Businesses in Mount Vernon, OH
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
Burger King1McDonald's3
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Tim Hortons1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS7
KFC1Vans1
Kroger1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA2
Little Caesars Pizza1
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