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Population in 2012: 460 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 

Males: 262  (57.0%)
Females: 198  (43.0%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57363.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,183 (it was $36,806 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$54,183
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,346

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,495 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$65,495
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,521; Detached houses: $82,372; Mobile homes: $57,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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  • White alone - 422 (91.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (5.4%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.1%), Norwegian (12.8%), Irish (9.6%), Dutch (6.2%), English (6.0%), French (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/1/1903

Elevation: 1411 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,436 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,480 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $738 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (77.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (204.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (552.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Loomis, SD (3.1 miles) , Plankinton, SD (3.3 miles ), Aurora Center, SD (3.4 miles) , Mitchell, SD (3.4 miles ), Stickney, SD (3.5 miles ), Letcher, SD (3.8 miles) , Ethan, SD (4.2 miles ), Storla, SD (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 98.26 W

Area code: 605

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+29.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Mount Vernon city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

On 5/5/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davison County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chad Greenway - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Vernon:

  • STORLA SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LETCHER, SD)
  • AVERA BRADY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MITCHELL, SD)
  • DAKOTA PHYSICAL THERAPY HHC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MITCHELL, SD)

Political contributions by individuals in Mount Vernon, SD

Airports located in Mount Vernon:

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

  • South Dakota State University (about 85 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • University of South Dakota (about 94 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Wayne State College (about 120 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 124 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 129 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 135 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Buena Vista University (about 171 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

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Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Fire Department (A), Mount Vernon City Hall (B), Mount Vernon Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Restless Wings Lodge (25124 397th Avenue).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Vernon, SD

Mount Vernon compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Mount Vernon (2011 data):

  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Mount Vernon Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1973/10/01. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, headquarters in Mitchell, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Vernon travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.76%
Here80.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents42.3%18.9%9.8%6.1%5.6%
Congregations12.5%12.5%9.4%3.1%3.1%
NameReformed Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristBaptist General ConferenceHutterian BrethrenOther
Adherents3.1%2.2%2.1%2.0%8.0%
Congregations3.1%6.3%3.1%9.4%37.5%
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
Davison County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Davison County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Davison County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Davison County:

27.7%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$464
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$550
Streets and Highways 1$2,417$29,0040$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$295
Water Supply 0$0 2$390
Local Libraries 0$0 1$406
Totals for Government 1$2,417$29,00412$2,105


8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.77% ($24,825 average AGI)
from Beadle County, SD  0.50% ($29,270)
from Charles Mix County, SD  0.39% ($16,379)


8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  1.70% ($26,960 average AGI)
to Beadle County, SD  0.27% ($25,300)
to Aurora County, SD  0.26% ($21,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KORN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • K258AG (99.5 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KQRN (107.3 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • K220HB (91.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K09UN (Channel 9; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Mount Vernon fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 1989 10:45 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.5 Mi S 2 Mi W .25 Mi N (Lat: 43.545278 Lon: -98.303417), Call Sign: KNDC625, Licensee ID: L00091324
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013
    Registrant: Scott Supply Co Inc, W Hwy 16, Mitchell, SD 57301
  • 26509 395th Ave (Lat: 43.540611 Lon: -98.303167), Call Sign: WQPN871
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Joe Wieczorek
    Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 2.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 43.674139 Lon: -98.265889), Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KBD65
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/1979, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2012
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 43.674139 Lon: -98.265889), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WHS389
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/1983, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2012
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • 2 Mi. S Of Mount Vernon (Lat: 43.674139 Lon: -98.265889), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WLI527
    Assigned Frequencies: 2093.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/1988, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2009
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: AA0AK, Previous Call Sign: KA0KGA, Licensee ID: L00196190
    Grant Date: 02/03/2010, Expiration Date: 04/03/2020
    Registrant: Paul D Morris, 401 W. 3rd St., Mount Vernon, SD 57363
  • Call Sign: W0SDP, Licensee ID: L00504149
    Grant Date: 04/19/2002, Expiration Date: 06/02/2012, Certifier: Albert A Scott Sr
    Registrant: Albert A Scott Sr, 24431 393 Ave, Mount Vernon, SD 57363-5501
  • Call Sign: WB0EPY
    Grant Date: 04/10/1990, Expiration Date: 04/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2002
    Registrant: John R Boisen, Mount Vernon, SD 57363
  • Call Sign: WB0HBL, Licensee ID: L00252585
    Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Certifier: James A Johnson
    Registrant: James A Johnson, 24628 394th Ave, Mount Vernon, SD 57363
  • Call Sign: WB0OME, Licensee ID: L00252583
    Grant Date: 12/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Certifier: Joan L Johnson
    Registrant: Joan L Johnson, 24628 394th Ave, Mount Vernon, SD 57363
  • Call Sign: WB0RSB, Licensee ID: L01230915
    Grant Date: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 01/17/2017, Certifier: Albert L Schulz
    Registrant: Albert L Schulz, 25202 398th Ave, Mount Vernon, SD 57363
  • Call Sign: KD0JJH, Licensee ID: L01529112
    Grant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 11/10/2019, Certifier: Loren D Brech
    Registrant: Loren D Brech, 307 N Lindman, Mount Vernon, SD 57363

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4144F , Serial Number: 46044, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1958
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gerald P Koch, 40044 265th St, Mount Vernon, SD 57363, Other Owners: Janice E Koch



Most common first names in Mount Vernon, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1081.3 years
Anna782.2 years
Mary681.5 years
Donald568.4 years
Frank579.4 years
Elmer478.3 years
Harold475.3 years
Ralph475.5 years
Mabel480.8 years
Lloyd456.0 years
Most common last names in Mount Vernon, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1074.1 years
Hanson878.7 years
Halverson572.0 years
Knudson575.8 years
Mathis576.0 years
Brammer473.0 years
Althen496.0 years
Boisen474.5 years
Baker481.3 years
Muhs465.8 years
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