Mount Vernon, Washington

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Population in 2019: 36,006 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +37.3%
Males: 17,594  (48.9%)
Females: 18,412  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98274.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,192 (it was $37,999 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$62,192
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,679 (it was $17,041 in 2000)

Mount Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $310,696 (it was $136,100 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$310,696
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $396,780; detached houses: $415,469; townhouses or other attached units: $347,017; in 2-unit structures: $351,368; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $345,816; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,263; mobile homes: $243,112; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $269,822

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,002.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Vernon: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Vernon, WA (2019)
    • 20,13755.9%White alone
    • 12,71735.3%Hispanic
    • 1,1273.1%Asian alone
    • 9892.7%Two or more races
    • 5911.6%American Indian alone
    • 3901.1%Black alone
    • 1320.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 620.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Mount Vernon, Washington as of May 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Vernon is 729 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Vernon by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
1
(3.1)
1
(3.1)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.6)
2
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(63.8)
12
(39.3)
19
(60.8)
20
(62.3)
15
(46.0)
24
(74.4)
13
(40.1)
15
(46.2)
16
(48.8)
13
(38.8)
16
(46.3)
15
(42.8)
16
(45.0)
13
(35.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(80.6)
30
(98.3)
26
(83.2)
33
(102.8)
23
(70.5)
34
(105.5)
21
(64.8)
31
(95.5)
21
(64.0)
26
(77.7)
28
(81.1)
23
(65.6)
26
(73.1)
17
(46.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(110.8)
35
(114.7)
46
(147.3)
33
(102.8)
51
(156.3)
40
(124.1)
44
(135.9)
42
(129.4)
47
(143.3)
33
(98.6)
44
(127.5)
41
(116.9)
55
(154.7)
25
(68.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
265
(890.0)
294
(963.3)
275
(880.4)
275
(856.8)
290
(888.8)
351
(1,089)
315
(972.7)
258
(795.1)
223
(679.8)
205
(612.4)
197
(570.7)
234
(667.0)
233
(655.4)
126
(347.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,709
(5,740)
1,866
(6,114)
1,374
(4,399)
1,769
(5,512)
1,756
(5,382)
1,377
(4,271)
1,155
(3,567)
1,276
(3,932)
1,178
(3,591)
1,102
(3,292)
1,014
(2,937)
947
(2,699)
964
(2,712)
899
(2,478)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
180
(604.6)
164
(537.3)
83
(265.7)
80
(249.3)
63
(193.1)
76
(235.7)
82
(253.2)
128
(394.5)
104
(317.0)
87
(259.9)
113
(327.3)
121
(344.9)
111
(312.2)
115
(317.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(77.2)
12
(39.3)
28
(89.6)
11
(34.3)
8
(24.5)
9
(27.9)
9
(27.8)
6
(18.5)
4
(12.2)
5
(14.9)
1
(2.9)
3
(8.6)
6
(16.9)
5
(13.8)
City-Data.com crime index437.7438.8361.9414.1382.1394.3315.9342.2309.6275.4270.5276.6279.5205.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Vernon, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 58 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: German (5.5%), American (5.0%), European (3.9%), English (3.7%), Norwegian (3.5%), Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,240 people per square mile   (average).

Mount Vernon, Washington map

6,452 residents are foreign born (13.4% Latin America).

This city:

17.9%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,248 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,371 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 122.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,036 (+2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,578 (34.7%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Mount Vernon, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mount Vernon, WA in 2019

Mount Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Mount Vernon, WA
Historical housing units in Mount Vernon, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,736 (+41.8%).
Most common industries in Mount Vernon, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Mount Vernon, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Mount Vernon, Washington

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Mount Vernon, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.263. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.263
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 16.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.53
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Mount Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1085% 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 Mount Vernon center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Mount Vernon center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) 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 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.1 miles away from Mount Vernon center
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) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Skagit County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Vernon:

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

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.

Colleges/Universities in Mount Vernon:

  • Skagit Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 3,803; Location: 2405 E. College Way; Public; Website: www.skagit.edu)
  • Northwest Hair Academy (Full-time enrollment: 188; Location: 615 S First St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.northwesthairacademy.edu)

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

  • Western Washington University (about 24 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 13,875)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 28 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Everett Community College (about 30 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 42 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 47 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 47 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 47 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

Public high schools in Mount Vernon:

Private high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MOUNT VERNON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 820 W BLACKBURN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

Private elementary/middle school in Mount Vernon:

  • FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 2710 E FIR ST, Grades: KG-8)
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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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

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

ANACORTES, CITY OF (Address: 14489 Riverbend Rd , Population served: 20,059, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
FIRE MT SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 266, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2012
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2007. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-27-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
CAMANO CITY COMMUNITY CLUB INC (Address: 14263 Calhoun Rd , Population served: 266, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LAKE TYEE (Address: 14263 Calhoun Rd , Population served: 254, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMANO COLONY WATER SYSTEM INC (Address: 14263 Calhoun Rd , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 100 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Vernon that have no violations reported:

  • ARROWHEAD BEACH COOP WATER ASSOC (Address: 14263 Calhoun Rd , Population served: 188, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE MCMURRAY RECREATION RESORT (Population served: 168, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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 intellectually disabled

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

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon:

Marital status in Mount Vernon, WA
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mount Vernon
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,1777
Evangelical Protestant15,08780
Mainline Protestant7,96430
Other4,26919
None70,404-
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: 30
Skagit County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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.
Washington:

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

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
State:

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

18.9%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
Washington:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.5%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Washington:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Vernon, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 42$396,554$113,3010$0
Firefighters 35$285,507$97,8880$0
Streets and Highways 18$131,822$87,8812$2,091
Solid Waste Management 13$79,579$73,4582$1,316
Other Government Administration 13$102,174$94,3148$5,903
Sewerage 12$87,987$87,9870$0
Police - Other 12$65,711$65,7110$0
Financial Administration 12$87,424$87,4245$7,811
Parks and Recreation 11$75,659$82,5374$4,688
Local Libraries 10$57,273$68,72814$12,195
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$73,504$88,2050$0
Other and Unallocable 5$31,544$75,7060$0
Fire - Other 3$22,018$88,0720$0
Judicial and Legal 3$23,426$93,7040$0
Totals for Government 199$1,520,182$91,66935$34,004

Mount Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,245,000 ($117.90)
    Central Staff Services: $167,000 ($4.64)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($2.08)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($1.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($1.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($0.78)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $9,014,000 ($250.35)
    Police Protection: $7,029,000 ($195.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,904,000 ($136.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,258,000 ($90.48)
    Regular Highways: $2,236,000 ($62.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,572,000 ($43.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,147,000 ($31.86)
    Libraries: $1,106,000 ($30.72)
    Central Staff Services: $1,024,000 ($28.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $999,000 ($27.75)
    General - Other: $948,000 ($26.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $545,000 ($15.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $500,000 ($13.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $419,000 ($11.64)
    General Public Buildings: $418,000 ($11.61)
    Corrections - Other: $179,000 ($4.97)
    Health - Other: $167,000 ($4.64)
    Correctional Institutions: $72,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,578,000 ($43.83)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $2,095,000 ($58.18)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,664,000 ($46.21)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,366,000 ($37.94)
    Other - General - Other: $526,000 ($14.61)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $361,000 ($10.03)
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $55,000 ($1.53)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($0.69)
    Other - Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.25)
    Other - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $145,000 ($4.03)
    General - Other: $133,000 ($3.69)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($2.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($2.58)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($1.17)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($1.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($1.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($0.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($0.53)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.31)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,218,000 ($450.42)

Mount Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,902,000 ($275.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,439,000 ($151.06)
    Other: $2,290,000 ($63.60)
    Regular Highways: $387,000 ($10.75)
    Natural Resources - Other: $261,000 ($7.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $205,000 ($5.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $190,000 ($5.28)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($0.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,785,000 ($49.58)
    Rents: $534,000 ($14.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $253,000 ($7.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $159,000 ($4.42)
    Donations From Private Sources: $103,000 ($2.86)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,252,000 ($34.77)
    Highways: $831,000 ($23.08)
    General Local Government Support: $515,000 ($14.30)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,821,000 ($244.99)
    Property: $7,461,000 ($207.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,476,000 ($124.31)
    Other License: $1,338,000 ($37.16)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,259,000 ($34.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $270,000 ($7.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $154,000 ($4.28)
    Amusements Sales: $42,000 ($1.17)

Mount Vernon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,457,000 ($1095.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,553,000 ($1070.74)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,149,000 ($115.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,245,000 ($90.12)

7.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Snohomish County, WA  1.40% ($58,281 average AGI)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.95% ($48,462)
from King County, WA  0.75% ($78,381)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($539 average AGI)
Skagit County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Snohomish County, WA  1.09% ($53,855 average AGI)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.90% ($47,402)
to King County, WA  0.54% ($48,902)
Businesses in Mount Vernon, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Best Western2McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul6
Jamba Juice1UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

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
See more detailed statistics of Mount Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 554ft / 169mTotal length
  • $123,807,000Total costs
  • 764,486Total average daily traffic
  • 63,876Total average daily truck traffic
  • 770,015Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Vernon, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 91950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Vernon, WA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Vernon)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mount Vernon, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (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: 360 (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: 63 (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 in Mount Vernon, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Vernon, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 136. The highest number of fire incidents - 265 took place in 2005, and the least - 44 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Vernon, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.6%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Vernon, WA
    • 1,00743.6%Structure Fires
    • 67829.4%Outside Fires
    • 37316.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 25110.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Vernon, WA
  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Vernon, WA
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Mount Vernon compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
There are 80 pilots and 118 other airmen in this city.
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