Mount Vernon, Texas

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Population in 2017: 2,741 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.9%
 
Males: 1,363  (49.8%)
Females: 1,378  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75457.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,742 (it was $28,824 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$42,742
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,361 (it was $16,186 in 2000)

Mount Vernon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,308 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$117,308
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,742; detached houses: $197,041; mobile homes: $80,921; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,039

Median gross rent in 2017: $763.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.8% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Vernon, TX (2017)
    • 1,84364.1%White alone
    • 44715.6%Black alone
    • 39913.9%Hispanic
    • 1154.0%Two or more races
    • 120.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, Texas as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Vernon is 202 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (17.4%), Irish (9.7%), German (6.0%), English (5.5%), European (5.3%), Greek (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 493 feet

Land area: 3.69 square miles.

Population density: 742 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Vernon, Texas map

216 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America).

This town:

7.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,122 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,105 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (54.0 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Garland, TX (84.0 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (94.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Miller's Cove, TX (2.6 miles),
Winfield, TX (2.6 miles ),
Pickton-Pine Forest, TX (3.5 miles ),
Talco, TX (3.8 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, TX (3.8 miles ),
Rocky Mound, TX (3.9 miles),
Leesburg-Newsome, TX (4.0 miles ),
Winnsboro, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 95.22 W

Area code: 903

Distribution of median household income in Mount Vernon, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Vernon, TX in 2017
Mount Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $177,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Vernon, TX residents
Average permit cost in Mount Vernon, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Mount Vernon, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Food (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Mount Vernon, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Mount Vernon town center killed one person and injured 22 people and caused $125 million in damages.

On 3/26/1961, a category F3 tornado 3.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.6 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 220.7 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 326.9 miles away from Mount Vernon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Vernon:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER MOUNT VERNON (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 500 S STATE HWY 37)
  • JORDAN HEALTH SERVICES (412 SOUTH HIGHWAY 37)
  • MISSION MANOR NURSING HOME (501 YATES ST)
  • TERRY HAVEN NURSING CENTER (424 US HWY 67 WEST)
  • TERRY HAVEN NURSING HOME (HWY 67 W)

Airports and heliports located in Mount Vernon:

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

  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 21 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,320)
  • Paris Junior College (about 37 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 40 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • LeTourneau University (about 58 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 59 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 8,104)
  • Kilgore College (about 60 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 60 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 5,774)

Public high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MT VERNON H S (Students: 449, Location: 501 HWY 37 S, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • MT VERNON EL (Students: 541, Location: 501 HWY 37 S, Grades: PK-4)
  • MT VERNON INT (Students: 332, Location: 501 HWY 37 S, Grades: 5-6)
  • MT VERNON J H (Students: 219, Location: 501 HWY 37 S, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Mount Vernon

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Channel 54 needs to be changed to KMPL-lp Channel 36

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Mount Vernon include: Mount Vernon Church of God in Christ (A), Church of Christ (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Denton Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: American Inn (415 Interstate 30 East).

Birthplace of: Don Meredith - Football player, Bobby Maples - Football player.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.0%


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
85 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
76 people in nursing homes in 2000
37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Vernon (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Mount Vernon: The First National Bank Of Mount Ver, Lake Cypress Springs Branch, Brookshire's Grocery Store Branch. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $164.6 mil, Deposits: $125.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mount Vernon Bankshares, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bond Bank: Mt Vernon Branch at Highway 67 At Highway 37, branch established on 2004/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $1,091.1 mil, Deposits: $932.8 mil, headquarters in Mount Pleasant, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Mt. Vernon Branch at 539 West I 30, branch established on 2004/07/23. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Gilmer: Mount Vernon Branch at 824 Highway 37 South, branch established on 2006/11/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $192.1 mil, Deposits: $166.8 mil, headquarters in Gilmer, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Gilmer Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon:

Marital status in Mount Vernon, TX
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Vernon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Vernon, TX (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,56818
Mainline Protestant7561
Catholic6111
Black Protestant4453
Other1-
None6,224-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Franklin County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Franklin County:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.2%
Texas:

26.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Vernon:

47.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Vernon:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Vernon:

77.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Vernon, TX Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,606$31,2120$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,149$50,7580$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,604$25,4500$0
Water Supply 4$8,626$25,8780$0
Sewerage 2$5,417$32,5020$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,082$36,9840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,964$23,5680$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$66,448$33,2240$0

Mount Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $523,000 ($190.81)
    Sewerage: $482,000 ($175.85)
    Central Staff Services: $398,000 ($145.20)
    Police Protection: $383,000 ($139.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $271,000 ($98.87)
    Regular Highways: $177,000 ($64.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($32.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($19.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($7.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($11.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $781,000 ($284.93)

Mount Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $515,000 ($187.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $405,000 ($147.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($5.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $514,000 ($187.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Tax - Property: $654,000 ($238.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $575,000 ($209.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($46.70)

Mount Vernon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000 ($394.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000 ($394.02)

Mount Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,286,000 ($1198.83)

8.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wood County, TX  1.45% ($52,740 average AGI)
to Titus County, TX  1.28% ($34,068)
to Hopkins County, TX  0.99% ($59,706)
Businesses in Mount Vernon, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIMP (960 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KALK (97.7 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVE (103.1 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KWNS (104.7 FM; WINNSBORO, TX; Owner: RICHARD E. FOSTER)
  • KSCN (96.9 FM; PITTSBURG, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKX (105.7 FM; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KAZE (106.9 FM; ORE CITY, TX; Owner: REYNOLDS RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCH (95.9 FM; SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNA-LP (94.3 FM; WINFIELD, TX; Owner: KMZC RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • K54CB (Channel 54; MOUNT PLEASANT, TX; Owner: F. V. P. NETWORK, INC)
  • KLTV (Channel 7; TYLER, TX; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
Mount Vernon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mount Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $549,000Total costs
  • 167,510Total average daily traffic
  • 51,997Total average daily truck traffic
  • 216,415Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Vernon, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 181960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Vernon, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Vernon)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Franklin County Courthouse (Lat: 33.184833 Lon: -95.222722), Call Sign: KKG455,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1800 MHz, 37.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/1997, Expiration Date: 02/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: County Of Franklin, Mount Vernon, TX 75457, Phone: (903) 537-2206
  • Cr Se 4220 1.1 Mi S Of Fm Hwy 3122 (Lat: 33.066778 Lon: -95.153000), Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPCV689, Licensee ID: L00002899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.350 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2013, Registrant: County Of Franklin, Mount Vernon, TX 75457, Phone: (903) 537-4539
  • HWY 37 EST, North Of County Rd 1011 (Lat: 33.186694 Lon: -95.234583), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQVB287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.250 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024, Certifier: Troy Massengill, Registrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N John Rodes Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32934, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WINFIELD, 6,200' Nw From I/S Of I-30 & State Rte. 185 (Winfield/Old Mt. Vernon) (Lat: 33.168306 Lon: -95.130750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WMR914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, I30 At Texas 37 (Lat: 33.161500 Lon: -95.235194), Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 15.8 m, Call Sign: WNTQ642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.450 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1998, Expiration Date: 05/11/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2008, Phone: (903) 588-2243
  • MT VERNON DOWNTOWN, 4,100' W. From I/S Of Route 30 & 37 (Lat: 33.166472 Lon: -95.253167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WQJL366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/21/2028, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Franklin County Airport (Lat: 33.214000 Lon: -95.233833), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KPI7,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002, Registrant: County Of Franklin, Box 577, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • 1030 Airport Road- Franklin County Airport (Lat: 33.214000 Lon: -95.233833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNR835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 05/03/2021, Certifier: Paul Lavir, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2285Q , Serial Number: 28R-7737032, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): John W Iii Gandy, 1003 S Hwy 37, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3404R , Serial Number: 18258704, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Don Huffstetler, Po Box 658, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: BEDE AVIATION INC. PITTS SPECIAL S1-C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39G , Serial Number: 15, Airworthiness Date: 08/18/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Gene R Monteleone, 660 County Road 1013 Nw, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: MODESTO ARTHUR F CAVALIER SA-105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 52AR , Serial Number: 5-75, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2003
    Registrant (Individual): George W Mcinvale, 402 Kaufman St S, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: GARY JOHNSON GT500 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6421 , Serial Number: 460, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Gary D Johnson, 1182 Farm Road 115, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71366 , Serial Number: 2793, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Gene R Monteleone, 660 Cr Northwest 1013, Mount Vernon, TX 75457
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8456J , Serial Number: 15066356, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Mark S Mcenturff, 2138 County Road Nw 1030, Mount Vernon, TX 75457

Most common first names in Mount Vernon, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5881.8 years
James4576.1 years
John3877.5 years
William3778.2 years
Robert2670.3 years
Joe2375.1 years
Charles2168.3 years
Ruby2086.2 years
Willie1883.6 years
Ruth1778.2 years
Most common last names in Mount Vernon, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3180.3 years
Davis2182.1 years
Miller1979.3 years
Lawrence1879.8 years
Newsom1782.0 years
White1681.0 years
Jones1679.6 years
Williams1584.0 years
Evans1564.1 years
Campbell1480.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Vernon, TX
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Vernon, TX
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Coal or coke


Mount Vernon compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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