For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,480 (2.1%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+29.3%).
Work and jobs in Mount Vernon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Vernon, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Chad Greenway - Football player.
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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)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mount Vernon compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Mount Vernon (2011 data):
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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%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,256 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:1