Mount Vernon, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 12,416.
Population change since 2000: -56.6%
Males: 5,884  (47.4%)
Females: 6,532  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 22309.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $89,193 (it was $61,119 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$89,193
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,481 (it was $29,299 in 2000)

Mount Vernon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $451,764 (it was $177,200 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$451,764
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $678,954; detached houses: $741,102; townhouses or other attached units: $318,592; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,536; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $313,574; mobile homes: $17,347

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,439.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 166.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.9%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Vernon, VA (2017)
    • 7,54859.7%White alone
    • 1,98115.7%Hispanic
    • 1,44311.4%Black alone
    • 9777.7%Asian alone
    • 5174.1%Two or more races
    • 990.8%American Indian alone
    • 130.1%Other race alone

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

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Mount Vernon, VA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (8.2%), Irish (8.2%), German (7.7%), English (6.5%), Ghanaian (3.6%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 7.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,632 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Vernon, Virginia map

2,524 residents are foreign born (13.1% Asia, 8.6% Latin America, 2.7% Europe, 2.4% Africa).

This place:

20.0%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,327 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,394 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (6.6 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (14.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Hybla Valley, VA (1.5 miles ),
Fort Belvoir, VA (1.6 miles ),
Fort Hunt, VA (1.6 miles ),
Kingstowne, VA (1.8 miles ),
Franconia, VA (1.9 miles ),
Groveton, VA (1.9 miles ),
Rose Hill, VA (2.1 miles ),
Huntington, VA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 77.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,690 (-29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 678 (10.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Mount Vernon, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Vernon, VA in 2017

Property values in Mount Vernon, VA

Mount Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Mount Vernon tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Virginia:

3.0%
Most common industries in Mount Vernon, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Mount Vernon, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mount Vernon, Virginia average temperatures Mount Vernon, Virginia average precipitation Mount Vernon, Virginia humidity Mount Vernon, Virginia wind speed Mount Vernon, Virginia snowfall Mount Vernon, Virginia sunshine Mount Vernon, Virginia clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.9. This is about average.

City:

85.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.328. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.328
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.549. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.549
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.39
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Mount Vernon place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
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 258.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.1 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 Fairfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Vernon:

  • INOVA MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-ALEXANDRIA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • 1ST AMERICAN HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)
  • BELVOIR WOODS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT BELVOIR, VA)
  • AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, VA)
  • DOMAIN MEDICAL HOME HEALTH AND STAFFING, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, VA)

Amtrak stations near Mount Vernon:

  • 7 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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

  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 11 miles; Annandale, VA; Full-time enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 11 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 12 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 13 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • George Washington University (about 13 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Marymount University (about 13 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 13 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Vernon:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Woodlawn Plantation (A), Mount Vernon Yacht Club (B), Woodlawn Country Club (C), Engleside Office Park (D), Mount Vernon Country Club (E), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Station 24 Woodlawn (F), Woodlawn Mansion (G), Pope-Leighey House (H), Fairfax County Fire Station Number 24, Woodlawn (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Engleside Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sacramento Shopping Center (2), Woodlawn Shopping Center (3), Mount Vernon Shopping Center (4), Pear Tree Village Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Vernon include: Good Shepherd Catholic Church (A), Saint James Church (B), Bethel World Outreach Church (C), Ship of Zion Baptist Church (D), Emmanuel Church (E), Engleside Church (F), Epiphany Church (G), Wesley Church (H), Woodlawn Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Washington Family Tomb (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mount Vernon include: Grist Mill Park (1), Mount Vernon Community Park (2), Mount Vernon Manor Park (3), Mount Vernon Woods Park (4), Mount Zephyr Park (5), Muddy Hole Farm Park (6), Vernon Heights Park (7), Washington Mill Park (8), Woodlawn Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairfax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.3%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
2 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon:

Marital status in Mount Vernon, VA
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Virginia average:

12.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Vernon, VA (based on Fairfax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic184,18329
Evangelical Protestant103,522316
Mainline Protestant100,525146
Other91,925119
Orthodox4,6948
Black Protestant1,5099
None595,368-
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: 182
This county:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Fairfax County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 693
Here:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfax County:

27.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Vernon:

50.6%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.5%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Vernon:

19.5%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Vernon:

11.3%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Vernon:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mount Vernon:

34.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
Mount Vernon:

57.4%
State:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Vernon:

81.4%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Vernon, VA Residents

8.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($83,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,442 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.26%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arlington County, VA  0.86% ($98,359 average AGI)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.79% ($84,752)
from Prince William County, VA  0.56% ($64,073)


9.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($93,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.86%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,753 average AGI)
Fairfax County:

0.25%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Loudoun County, VA  1.13% ($104,678 average AGI)
to Prince William County, VA  0.99% ($64,323)
to Arlington County, VA  0.70% ($82,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mount Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.4mTotal length
  • $1,637,000Total costs
  • 163,458Total average daily traffic
  • 1,394Total average daily truck traffic
  • 199,328Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Vernon, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Vernon, VA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WDC0733, 3900 Augustine Street (010134) (Lat: 38.745472 Lon: -77.099250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQGB470, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • 7WAC168A, 8751 Richmond Highway (Lat: 38.719722 Lon: -77.126389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQRC211, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Mount Vernon Wharf (Lat: 38.704278 Lon: -77.088583), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHH334, Licensee ID: L00007369,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Registrant: Mount Vernon Ladies Association Of The Union, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mount Vernon, VA 22121, Phone: (703) 799-6306, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB4WTJ, Grant Date: 11/05/1996, Expiration Date: 11/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2008, Registrant: Kathrine L Rockne Truxall, Box 357, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
  • Call Sign: WQ4L, Licensee ID: L00146593, Grant Date: 12/21/2017, Expiration Date: 01/15/2028, Certifier: John W Reiser, Registrant: John W Reiser, Mount Vernon, VA 22121-0329

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED331$255,281164$256,390658$310,78126$204,38576$193,7240$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$241,21712$239,58340$295,9754$14,7504$174,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$222,43538$155,526215$301,69323$122,60934$119,7063$100,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$191,50040$237,000180$312,9004$171,25020$176,7000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$123,71411$182,36437$273,7840$07$97,4290$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4159.00 , 4160.00, 4161.00, 4216.00, 4217.00, 4218.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$226,5199$322,4440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$212,5009$326,1112$210,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$152,2001$121,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$242,0002$529,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$360,8330$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4159.00 , 4160.00, 4161.00, 4216.00, 4217.00, 4218.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Vernon, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Vernon, VA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Vernon, VA
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 12.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Vernon, VA
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Mount Vernon compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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