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Population in 2012: 32,287 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.1%
Males: 16,170  (50.1%)
Females: 16,117  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98274.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,428 (it was $37,999 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$45,428
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,198

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,628 (it was $136,100 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$205,628
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $245,690; Detached houses: $266,077; Townhouses or other attached units: $238,157; In 2-unit structures: $317,128; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,833; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $221,932; Mobile homes: $95,600

Median gross rent in 2012: $901.

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  • White alone - 18,796 (59.1%)
  • Hispanic - 10,961 (34.5%)
  • Asian alone - 768 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 618 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 247 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 213 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 90 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 111 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (11.0%), English (7.8%), Irish (7.0%), Norwegian (4.9%), United States (3.5%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,905 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

5,903 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe).

This city:  18.6%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, Washington as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 850 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,693 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,390 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (23.8 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (54.9 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1012.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Burlington, WA (1.9 miles ), Big Lake, WA (2.1 miles ), Clear Lake, WA (2.2 miles ), Conway, WA (2.4 miles) , Bayview, WA (2.4 miles) , Sedro-Woolley, WA (2.7 miles ), La Conner, WA (2.8 miles ), Bay View, WA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1999: 92 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 93 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 224 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2003: 215 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2004: 128 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2005: 204 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2006: 293 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 342 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2008: 187 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2009: 89 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2010: 74 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2012: 95 buildings, average cost: $163,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,222 (+10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,454 (42.4%)

Area code: 360

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Crime rates in Mount Vernon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0120100002021
per 100,000 0.03.87.40.03.50.00.00.00.06.20.06.23.1
Rapes 14222422222319121920152413
per 100,000 57.282.688.980.077.878.763.839.360.862.346.074.440.1
Robberies 19221422301724302633233421
per 100,000 77.782.651.880.0106.158.280.698.383.2102.870.5105.564.8
Assaults 11142931353633354633514044
per 100,000 45.052.5107.4112.8123.8123.2110.8114.7147.3102.8156.3124.1135.9
Burglaries 268206216293326330265294275275290351315
per 100,000 1095.4773.0799.71065.91153.41129.7890.0963.3880.4856.8888.81088.7972.7
Thefts 1,7851,9711,7741,9482,3412,1071,7091,8661,3741,7691,7561,3771,155
per 100,000 7295.87395.96567.97086.78282.37213.05739.96113.84398.65511.65381.64271.03566.6
Auto thefts 1061031121091301811801648380637682
per 100,000 433.3386.5414.7396.5459.9619.6604.6537.3265.7249.3193.1235.7253.2
Arson 1912162261023122811899
per 100,000 77.745.059.280.021.234.277.239.389.634.324.527.927.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 493.9502.5487.3513.5589.9536.0449.2450.4371.4425.0392.1404.7324.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mount Vernon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Washington average:

1.47

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Mount Vernon, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,736 (+41.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Mount Vernon center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1990 at 05:33:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.4 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.2 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dana Countryman - Electronic musician, James Caviezel - (born 1968), actor, Mark Hendrickson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, born: Jun 23, 1974), Noel Mazzone - Football player and coach, Ross Mathews - Blogger, T. J. Oshie - Ice hockey player, Chad Lindberg - Actor, Cheryl Bentyne - Female singer, Troy DeVries - College basketball player (New Mexico Lobos).


Hospitals/medical centers in Mount Vernon:

  • SKAGIT VALLEY KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 208 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)
  • SKAGIT HOSPICE SERVICES, LLC (Hospital, 819 S 13TH ST)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1415 KINCAID STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MOUNT VERNON (Nursing Home, 2120 EAST DIVISION STREET)
  • MIRA VISTA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 300 SOUTH 18TH STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Mount Vernon:


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Amtrak station:

MOUNT VERNON (725 COLLEGE WAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.mount-vernon.wa.us

Colleges/Universities in Mount Vernon:

  • Skagit Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 2,820; Location: 2405 E. College Way; Public; Website: www.skagit.edu)
  • Northwest Hair Academy (FT enrollment: 232; Location: 615 S First St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.northwesthairacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Mount Vernon:

  • Western Washington University (about 24 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 12,991)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 28 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Everett Community College (about 30 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 42 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 46 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 47 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Seattle Community College-North Campus (about 50 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 2,268)

Private high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MOUNT VERNON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 820 W BLACKBURN RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 1321 E DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LEARNING LADDER CDC (Students: 104; Location: 100 VALLEY MALL WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VIEWCREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 830 N 16TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUMMERSUN MONTESSORI (Students: 37; Location: 1804 MARTIN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • JOYFUL NOISE MONTESSORI (Students: 30; Location: 1505 ROOSEVELT AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
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Library in Mount Vernon:

  • MOUNT VERNON CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,238,663; Location: 315 SNOQUALMIE ST.; 76,230 books; 9 e-books; 5,975 audio materials; 5,660 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 286 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • hometown of professional basketball player Tyler Amaya.

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Notable locations in Mount Vernon: Riverside Plaza (A), Skagit Station Park and Ride (B), Skagit County Fairgrounds (C), Eaglemont Golf Course (D), Mount Vernon Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Mount Vernon Center (F), Little Mountain Lookout (G), Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 3 (H), Mount Vernon Fire Department Station 1 (I), Skagit County Fire District 1 Mount Vernon Fire Department (J), Skagit County Emergency Medical Services Commission Medic One Central Valley Ambulance (K), Skagit County Emergency Medical Services Commission Medic One (L), Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Campus Tarro Theatre (M), Skagit Recovery Center (N), The Bridge Assisted Living at Mount Vernon (O), Mountain Glen Retirement Center (P), Life Care Center of Mount Vernon (Q), Mira Vista Care Center (R), Larry E Moller Public Safety Building (S), Skagit County Detention Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Skagit Valley Mall (1), Mount Vernon Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Vernon include: Citipoint Church (A), First Christian Reformed Church (B), Christ the King Community Church (C), Emmanuel Baptist Church (D), Hillcrest Christian Fellowship Church (E), Mount Vernon Church of the Nazarene (F), Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church (G), Skagit Unitarian Universalist Church (H), The Gathering Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Vernon Cemetery (1), Hawthorne Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Vernon include: Edgewater Park (1), Hillcrest Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Experience Mount Vernon (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 105 East Kincaid Street Ste 101), Lake Associates Recreation Club (Recreation Areas; 21700 State Route 9), Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (100 East Montgomery St), Adventures Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 325 West Kincaid Street).

Hotels: Days Inn (2009 Riverside Drive), Hillside Motel (23002 Bonnieview Road), Comfort Inn Mt. Vernon (1910 Freeway Drive), Whispering Firs Bed & Breakfast (19357 Kanako Ln).

Courts: Skagit County - Superior Court- Clerk (205 West Kincaid Street Suite 103), Mount Vernon City - Municipal Court (1805 Continental Place).

 
Skagit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  Ozone  SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 6.99. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.99
U.S.:

11.62
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.703. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.703
U.S.:

2.879
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

10.5

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

FIRE MT SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 305, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In OCT-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-1996
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-1996
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-1996
LAKE MCMURRAY RECREATION RESORT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TULALIP LDS CHURCH (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 9.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 30.6% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2010:

  • 194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in college/university student housing
  • 70 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Mount Vernon in 2000:

  • 334 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 131 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 105 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 11 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Mount Vernon compared to Washington state average:

Mount Vernon, Washington environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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

  • Skagit State Bank: Mount Vernon Main Branch, College Way Office Branch, West Mount Vernon Branch. Info updated 2006/10/18: Bank assets: $723.3 mil, Deposits: $620.5 mil, headquarters in Burlington, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Skagit State Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Riverside Branch at 1508 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1974/08/12; Mount Vernon Branch at 419 South Second Street, branch established on 1956/07/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Mount Vernon Branch at 227 Freeway Drive, branch established on 1980/02/19. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Union Bank, National Association: Mount Vernon Branch at 119 East College Way, branch established on 1999/09/27. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Columbia State Bank: Mount Vernon Branch at 1725 E. College Way, branch established on 2005/04/08. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mount Vernon at 820 S 2nd St, branch established on 1953/01/01. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mount Vernon Branch at 1511 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1956/04/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Business Bank: Mount Vernon Office at 208 E Blackburn Rd Ste 100, branch established on 2007/07/23. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $88.7 mil, Deposits: $73.2 mil, headquarters in Burlington, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Whidbey Island Bank: College Way Branch at 1700 Urban Ave, branch established on 2000/01/24. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $1,668.6 mil, Deposits: $1,471.8 mil, headquarters in Coupeville, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Washington Banking Company
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Vernon, Washington:

  • Best Western Cotton Tree Inn, 2300 Market PL, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 , Phone: (360) 428-5678, Fax: (360) 428-1844
  • Quality Inn, 1910 Freeway Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 , Phone: (360) 428-7020, Fax: (360) 428-7838
  • Towne And Country Motor Inn, 2009 Riverside Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 , Phone: (360) 424-4141
  • Best Western College Way Inn, 300 W College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 , Phone: (360) 424-4287, Fax: (360) 424-6036
  • Tulip Inn, 2200 Fwy Dr, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 , Phone: (800) 599-5969, Fax: (360) 424-6069
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Vernon, Washington

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 (56%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.50%
Here43.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents42.2%12.0%6.7%5.6%5.5%
Congregations6.7%10.6%10.6%7.7%5.8%
NameBaptist General ConferenceSouthern Baptist ConventionInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.0%3.0%2.3%2.1%17.7%
Congregations1.0%4.8%2.9%3.8%46.2%
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: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Skagit County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Skagit County:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagit County:

29.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.9%
State:

13.9%

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 10$49,448$59,3383$3,348
Other Government Administration 6$36,424$72,8487$4,200
Judicial and Legal 7$29,352$50,3181$672
Police Protection - Officers 39$211,722$65,1450$0
Police - Other 11$37,302$40,6932$1,552
Firefighters 34$199,468$70,40017$6,058
Fire - Other 3$14,348$57,3920$0
Streets and Highways 10$45,934$55,1211$126
Solid Waste Management 15$60,292$48,2342$2,014
Sewerage 15$68,584$54,8670$0
Parks and Recreation 12$50,716$50,71610$8,770
Local Libraries 11$41,498$45,27120$14,400
Other and Unallocable 26$122,756$56,6572$2,762
Totals for Government 199$967,844$58,36265$43,902

Mount Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,740,000 ($84.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $699,000 ($21.65)
    General - Other: $142,000 ($4.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,000 ($1.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,727,000 ($146.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,524,000 ($109.15)
    Sewerage: $3,376,000 ($104.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,110,000 ($65.35)
    General - Other: $1,995,000 ($61.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,198,000 ($37.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,119,000 ($34.66)
    Central Staff Services: $856,000 ($26.51)
    Libraries: $847,000 ($26.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $782,000 ($24.22)
    Financial Administration: $604,000 ($18.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $414,000 ($12.82)
    Corrections - Other: $148,000 ($4.58)
    Health - Other: $86,000 ($2.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000 ($1.77)
    Correctional Institutions: $27,000 ($0.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $560,000 ($17.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,493,000 ($77.21)
    Central Staff Services: $269,000 ($8.33)
    General - Other: $239,000 ($7.40)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($6.78)
    Libraries: $133,000 ($4.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($3.56)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($3.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($1.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,026,000 ($372.47)

Mount Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,668,000 ($175.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,055,000 ($125.59)
    All Other: $1,885,000 ($58.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $174,000 ($5.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $226,000 ($7.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $514,000 ($15.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,990,000 ($61.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $902,000 ($27.94)
    Interest Earnings: $662,000 ($20.50)
    Rents: $488,000 ($15.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $206,000 ($6.38)
    Special Assessments: $182,000 ($5.64)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,451,000 ($44.94)
    All Other: $884,000 ($27.38)
    General Local Government Support: $331,000 ($10.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,461,000 ($169.14)
    Property: $5,258,000 ($162.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,355,000 ($103.91)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,124,000 ($34.81)
    Other License: $1,009,000 ($31.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $243,000 ($7.53)
    Amusements Sales: $56,000 ($1.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.22)

Mount Vernon government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,116,000 ($530.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,676,000 ($485.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,903,000 ($58.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000 ($14.34)

Mount Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,526,000 ($635.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,461,000 ($45.25)

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($936 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.32% ($42,390 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  1.06% ($40,460)
from King County, WA  0.84% ($59,633)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($540 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.12%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.23% ($42,823 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.85% ($31,050)
to King County, WA  0.74% ($32,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KAPS (660 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBRC (1430 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: JIM AND ANN KEANE)
  • KRPI (1550 AM; 50 kW; FERNDALE, WA; Owner: BBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPUG (1170 AM; 10 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGMI (790 AM; 5 kW; BELLINGHAM, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Vernon:

  • KSVR (91.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE)
  • K206CU (89.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201EB (88.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMWS (90.1 FM; MOUNT VERNON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KISM (92.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWPZ (106.5 FM; LYNDEN, WA; Owner: CRISTA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KAFE (104.3 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K201FH (88.1 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210CN (89.9 FM; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205DL (88.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS/EVERET, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Vernon:

  • KBCB (Channel 24; BELLINGHAM, WA; Owner: WORLD TELEVISION OF WASHINGTON, LLC.)

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: 22
Total length: 194 meters (636ft)
Total costs: $176,935,000
Total average daily traffic: 525,528
Total average daily truck traffic: 51,573

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mount Vernon, WA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Vernon)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mount Vernon, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 241 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mount Vernon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 72 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED135$220,91385$186,396563$204,36419$98,5092$240,60041$157,09415$132,071
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$193,3357$169,64356$209,5724$33,0930$06$203,6002$203,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$198,33617$354,891151$225,44810$79,1960$017$321,7288$95,013
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$225,11314$211,665136$219,8343$99,6270$011$181,9782$154,130
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$221,6673$292,41322$198,1723$158,5230$01$373,2900$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9522.00 , 9523.00, 9524.00, 9525.00, 9526.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$245,50716$248,2130$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$172,0454$209,4880$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$227,0304$277,8850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$346,9500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$157,4201$117,320
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9522.00 , 9523.00, 9524.00, 9525.00, 9526.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 223
  • Hazardous Condition: 107
  • Service Call: 35
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Mount Vernon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Vernon, WA

Most common first names in Mount Vernon, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20775.8 years
William16477.9 years
Robert14175.2 years
James13273.7 years
Mary13080.3 years
George12176.4 years
Charles10579.6 years
Dorothy8681.3 years
Richard8172.5 years
Margaret8181.9 years
Most common last names in Mount Vernon, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11879.5 years
Anderson8678.7 years
Nelson7779.9 years
Olson6178.4 years
Miller4976.7 years
Smith4677.3 years
Brown4277.8 years
Martin3976.9 years
Hanson3882.1 years
Carlson3681.7 years
Businesses in Mount Vernon, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western2Nike1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul6
Jamba Juice1UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Browse common businesses in Mount Vernon, WA

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry White (5)
  • Lew Plummer (3)
  • Bryan Michael Minor (3)
  • Andrew L. Azure (3)
  • Randall W. Burr (3)
  • Brent Ellis Logan (3)
  • Aaron Matthew Kiesser (2)
  • Julja Burchard (2)
  • Carl F. Loeb (2)
  • Jerry Price (2)

Total of 44 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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