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Mount Vernon, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Mount Vernon,NY index of house prices

Total population: 68,458 (Urban population: 68,381, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 26,469 (24,658 occupied: 9,429 owner occupied, 15,229 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

62%
State:

47%

Housing density: 6,073 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $151,356.

Median contract rent in 2016: $696 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $877)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $380


Median gross rent in Mount Vernon, NY in 2016: $752

Housing units in Mount Vernon with a mortgage: 6,758 (171 second mortgage, 769 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,671

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $94,593

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $88,806

Median monthly housing costs: $1,357


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Mount Vernon, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $366,200 (it was $224,300 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$366,200
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $228,700 - $496,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $433,380
Here:

$433,380
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $414,958
Here:

$414,958
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $605,648
Here:

$605,648
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $323,500
Here:

$323,500
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,069
Here:

$199,069
State:

$816,667
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,348
  • In family households: 55,145 (5,234 male householders, 9,101 female householders)
    8,186 spouses, 21,398 children (19,272 natural, 398 adopted, 1,728 stepchildren), 3,103 grandchildren, 1,880 brothers or sisters, 1,020 parents, 2,812 other relatives, 2,411 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,166 (4,009 male householders (3,404 living alone)), 6,314 female householders (5,676 living alone)), 1,843 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,037

Size of family households: 5,050 2-persons, 3,147 3-persons, 3,441 4-persons, 1,391 5-persons, 471 6-persons, 835 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,080 1-person, 1,100 2-persons, 121 4-persons, 22 5-persons.

7,043 married couples with children.
4,732 single-parent households (867 men, 3,865 women).

75.9% of residents of Mount Vernon speak English at home.
13.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
7.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 22,547 (33.0%)
(55.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mount Vernon, New York:

  • 128no bedroom
  • 1,3421 bedroom
  • 1,8482 bedrooms
  • 3,6423 bedrooms
  • 1,4044 bedrooms
  • 1,0655+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York:

  • 1,108no bedroom
  • 6,6061 bedroom
  • 4,2302 bedrooms
  • 2,8183 bedrooms
  • 4674 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 943no vehicle
  • 3,4771 vehicle
  • 3,1142 vehicles
  • 1,3003 vehicles
  • 4774 vehicles
  • 1185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5,601no vehicle
  • 6,7401 vehicle
  • 2,5152 vehicles
  • 2713 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mount Vernon, New York:

  • 1281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,1043 rooms
  • 8654 rooms
  • 1,5305 rooms
  • 2,0786 rooms
  • 1,5017 rooms
  • 1,0258 rooms
  • 1,1989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York:

  • 1,1081 room
  • 9022 rooms
  • 4,9763 rooms
  • 3,6374 rooms
  • 3,0175 rooms
  • 1,2076 rooms
  • 3587 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 249+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Mount Vernon, NY household income distribution

  • Mount Vernon, NY household income distribution
  • 2,502Less than $10,000
  • 822$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,116$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,764$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,461$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,343$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,044$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,061$40,000 to $44,999
  • 680$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,041$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,079$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,745$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,944$100,000 to $124,999
  • 986$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,511$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,559$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Mount Vernon, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Mount Vernon, NY
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 253$50,000 to $59,999
  • 256$60,000 to $69,999
  • 92$70,000 to $79,999
  • 224$80,000 to $89,999
  • 221$90,000 to $99,999
  • 305$100,000 to $124,999
  • 424$125,000 to $149,999
  • 171$150,000 to $174,999
  • 212$175,000 to $199,999
  • 663$200,000 to $249,999
  • 659$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,083$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,765$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,772$500,000 to $749,999
  • 291$750,000 to $999,999
  • 105$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 67$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Mount Vernon, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Mount Vernon, NY
  • 100Less than $100
  • 95$100 to $149
  • 124$150 to $199
  • 301$200 to $249
  • 160$250 to $299
  • 158$300 to $349
  • 82$350 to $399
  • 136$400 to $449
  • 120$450 to $499
  • 85$500 to $549
  • 153$550 to $599
  • 196$600 to $649
  • 362$650 to $699
  • 355$700 to $749
  • 232$750 to $799
  • 1,249$800 to $899
  • 1,404$900 to $999
  • 3,476$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,210$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,452$1,500 to $1,999
  • 400$2,000 to $2,499
  • 114$2,500 to $2,999
  • 27$3,500 or more
  • 347No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,3972010 or later
  • 5,6622000 to 2009
  • 5,3761990 to 1999
  • 6,4791980 to 1989
  • 3,4081970 to 1979
  • 2,977Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Mount Vernon population
Mount Vernon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 128
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,696
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,096
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,565
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,755
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,507
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,615
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 723
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,906
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,101
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,099
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,317
Mount Vernon, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 59.6%
Number of people working at home: 997 (3.1% of all workers)

Mount Vernon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,329 (57%)
  • Carpooled: 1,443 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,173 (11%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,030 (5%)
  • Railroad: 446 (2%)
  • Taxi: 339 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,915 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 882 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Jamaican: 10,696
 Italian: 2,768
 West Indian: 2,061
 Brazilian: 950
 American: 876
 African: 748
 Irish: 635
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 523
 Haitian: 500
 Portuguese: 406
 Guyanese: 329
 German: 297
 Barbadian: 137
 Ghanaian: 121
 Polish: 81
 English: 79
 Nigerian: 74
 British West Indian: 65
 Zimbabwean: 65
 Arab: 61
 Russian: 56
 Ukrainian: 56
 Belizean: 49
 Ethiopian: 47
 Greek: 42
 Scotch-Irish: 35
 Eastern European: 34
 Turkish: 32
 Dutch: 28
 Kenyan: 28
 Czech: 27
 Bahamian: 27
 French (except Basque): 27
 Bulgarian: 26
 Austrian: 26
 Moroccan: 26
 Romanian: 25
 Lebanese: 22
 Swiss: 21
 Czechoslovakian: 21
 Hungarian: 19
 European: 16
 Cypriot: 15
 Danish: 14
 New Zealander: 13
 Croatian: 13
 Norwegian: 10
 Maltese: 10
 Slovak: 10
 Finnish: 6
 Swedish: 6
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 6
 Jordanian: 3
 British: 3
 Belgian: 3
 South African: 1
 Scottish: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 37%Jamaica
  • 9%Dominican Republic
  • 7%Brazil
  • 4%Mexico
  • 4%Guyana
  • 3%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 3%Italy

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,068
  • Other state: 7,018
  • Northeast: 881
  • Midwest: 1,369
  • South: 3,992
  • West: 776

90% of Mount Vernon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in New York.

Mount Vernon:

89.6%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 272
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 249
  • 5th and 6th grade: 407
  • 7th and 8th grade: 627
  • 9th grade: 430
  • 10th grade: 395
  • 11th grade: 859
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 747
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,686
  • Less than 1 year of college: 845
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,809
  • Associate degree: 1,928
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,221
  • Master's degree: 1,070
  • Professional school degree: 324
  • Doctorate degree: 197

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 516
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 298
  • 5th and 6th grade: 583
  • 7th and 8th grade: 594
  • 9th grade: 232
  • 10th grade: 815
  • 11th grade: 185
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 482
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,147
  • Less than 1 year of college: 986
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,176
  • Associate degree: 2,086
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,560
  • Master's degree: 3,428
  • Professional school degree: 406
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 11.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.4%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 11.5%Females
Mount Vernon marital status for males
Mount Vernon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,282
  • One, attached: 711
  • Two: 4,581
  • 3 or 4: 3,925
  • 5 to 9: 1,991
  • 10 to 19: 1,034
  • 20 to 49: 3,392
  • 50 or more: 5,467
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Mount Vernon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mount Vernon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40.3%)
  • Electricity (4.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45.7%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Electricity (10.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 703
Here:

11.9%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 263
Here:

10.3%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,125
Here:

45.3%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)