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Mount Vernon, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $341,400 (it was $224,300 in 2000)
Mount Vernon:

$341,400
New York:

$314,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $191,500 - $426,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $487,635
Here:

$487,635
State:

$368,248

Townhouses or other attached units: $344,332
Here:

$344,332
State:

$609,493

In 2-unit structures: $347,380
Here:

$347,380
State:

$607,011

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $330,499
Here:

$330,499
State:

$737,380

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,107
Here:

$111,107
State:

$879,902

Mount Vernon,NY index of house prices

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

Houses: 29,594 (28,111 occupied: 10,471 owner occupied, 17,640 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

63%
State:

46%

Housing density: 6,790 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $184,404.

Median contract rent in 2017: $696 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $877)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $763


Median gross rent in Mount Vernon, NY in 2017: $752

Housing units in Mount Vernon with a mortgage: 7,509 (68 second mortgage, 460 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,962

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $106,025

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,479

Median monthly housing costs: $1,480


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Mount Vernon, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1943

Median year apartment built: 1943

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,702
  • In family households: 54,396 (7,838 male householders, 8,362 female householders)
    8,789 spouses, 19,104 children (18,538 natural, 62 adopted, 504 stepchildren), 1,789 grandchildren, 1,852 brothers or sisters, 2,210 parents, 3,313 other relatives, 1,139 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,345 (4,081 male householders (3,374 living alone)), 7,830 female householders (7,237 living alone)), 1,434 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 961

Size of family households: 8,137 2-persons, 3,623 3-persons, 2,666 4-persons, 1,140 5-persons, 308 6-persons, 326 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,611 1-person, 1,179 2-persons, 121 3-persons.

4,999 married couples with children.
5,296 single-parent households (303 men, 4,993 women).

74.4% of residents of Mount Vernon speak English at home.
12.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
8.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 20,037 (29.2%)
(64.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 118no bedroom
  • 1,9931 bedroom
  • 2,2992 bedrooms
  • 2,7833 bedrooms
  • 1,7694 bedrooms
  • 1,5095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1,498no bedroom
  • 8,0611 bedroom
  • 5,3002 bedrooms
  • 2,4803 bedrooms
  • 3014 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,168no vehicle
  • 4,2541 vehicle
  • 3,1032 vehicles
  • 1,0123 vehicles
  • 4454 vehicles
  • 4895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mount Vernon in renter-occupied apartments
  • 7,103no vehicle
  • 9,2201 vehicle
  • 1,0302 vehicles
  • 2143 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1181 room
  • 3322 rooms
  • 1,1533 rooms
  • 9724 rooms
  • 1,9765 rooms
  • 1,6546 rooms
  • 1,5467 rooms
  • 8408 rooms
  • 1,8809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 1,3021 room
  • 4712 rooms
  • 6,7823 rooms
  • 4,8514 rooms
  • 3,2595 rooms
  • 5996 rooms
  • 2937 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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
  • Mount Vernon, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Mount Vernon, NY in 2017
  • 1,291Less than $10,000
  • 2,792$10,000 to $19,999
  • 3,976$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,634$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,767$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,834$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,793$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,590$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,523$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,672$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,642$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,597$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Mount Vernon, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Mount Vernon, NY in 2017
  • 47Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 318$60,000 to $69,999
  • 240$70,000 to $79,999
  • 194$80,000 to $89,999
  • 81$90,000 to $99,999
  • 384$100,000 to $124,999
  • 292$125,000 to $149,999
  • 210$150,000 to $174,999
  • 164$175,000 to $199,999
  • 643$200,000 to $249,999
  • 526$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,339$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,578$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,750$500,000 to $749,999
  • 426$750,000 to $999,999
  • 120$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 2017 in Mount Vernon, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mount Vernon, NY in 2017
  • 53Less than $100
  • 77$100 to $149
  • 107$150 to $199
  • 171$200 to $249
  • 124$250 to $299
  • 109$300 to $349
  • 66$350 to $399
  • 73$400 to $449
  • 134$450 to $499
  • 144$500 to $549
  • 283$550 to $599
  • 271$600 to $649
  • 125$650 to $699
  • 320$700 to $749
  • 286$750 to $799
  • 783$800 to $899
  • 924$900 to $999
  • 3,828$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,859$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,108$1,500 to $1,999
  • 559$2,000 to $2,499
  • 141$2,500 to $2,999
  • 13$3,500 or more
  • 404No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,251 (3.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 276
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,822
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,359
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,662
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,784
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,181
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,403
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,313
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,210
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,657
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,816
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,664
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Vernon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,311 (56%)
  • Carpooled: 1,840 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,479 (12%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 60 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,109 (5%)
  • Railroad: 469 (2%)
  • Taxi: 337 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,540 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 959 (5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 6.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 7.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Mount Vernon, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Mount Vernon, New York
  • 3,5222010 or later
  • 5,5212000 to 2009
  • 5,2861990 to 1999
  • 6,4791980 to 1989
  • 3,4081970 to 1979
  • 2,977Before 1970
Ancestries in Mount Vernon, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Jamaican: 10,384 (20.8%)
  • Italian: 2,598 (5.2%)
  • Haitian: 1,054 (2.1%)
  • American: 1,043 (2.1%)
  • African: 987 (2.0%)
  • Brazilian: 924 (1.8%)
  • West Indian: 726 (1.5%)
  • Guyanese: 655 (1.3%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 586 (1.2%)
  • Irish: 513 (1.0%)
  • Ghanaian: 348 (0.7%)
  • Belizean: 333 (0.7%)
  • British West Indian: 296 (0.6%)
  • German: 276 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 256 (0.5%)
  • Senegalese: 110 (0.2%)
  • Barbadian: 101 (0.2%)
  • English: 81 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 75 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 73 (0.1%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 72 (0.1%)
  • Polish: 62 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 62 (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 50 (0.10%)
  • French: 36 (0.07%)
  • Ethiopian: 33 (0.07%)
  • Greek: 32 (0.06%)
  • Swiss: 31 (0.06%)
  • Russian: 31 (0.06%)
  • Czech: 30 (0.06%)
  • Romanian: 30 (0.06%)
  • Zimbabwean: 26 (0.05%)
  • European: 26 (0.05%)
  • Dutch: 23 (0.05%)
  • Hungarian: 22 (0.04%)
  • Cypriot: 21 (0.04%)
  • Arab: 18 (0.04%)
  • Bulgarian: 17 (0.03%)
  • Turkish: 17 (0.03%)
  • Bahamian: 17 (0.03%)
  • Danish: 16 (0.03%)
  • Croatian: 14 (0.03%)
  • Canadian: 13 (0.03%)
  • Finnish: 10 (0.02%)
  • Kenyan: 10 (0.02%)
  • Ukrainian: 10 (0.02%)
  • New Zealander: 9 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 8 (0.02%)
  • Swedish: 8 (0.02%)
  • Moroccan: 7 (0.01%)
  • Norwegian: 6 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 6 (0.01%)
  • British: 4 (0.01%)
  • Austrian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Lebanese: 4 (0.01%)
  • Yugoslavian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Scandinavian: 3 (0.01%)
  • South African: 3 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 3 (0.01%)

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

Jamaica
Mount Vernon:

38.9% (9,056)
New York:

5.3% (236,229)

Dominican Republic
Mount Vernon:

8.6% (2,001)
New York:

11.0% (494,465)

Brazil
Mount Vernon:

5.3% (1,239)
New York:

0.5% (24,642)

Trinidad and Tobago
Mount Vernon:

3.9% (913)
New York:

2.2% (97,247)

Italy
Mount Vernon:

3.2% (743)
New York:

2.2% (97,617)

Mexico
Mount Vernon:

3.0% (697)
New York:

5.2% (232,937)

Other Caribbean
Mount Vernon:

2.7% (637)
New York:

0.6% (28,845)

Haiti
Mount Vernon:

2.6% (600)
New York:

2.9% (131,215)

Guyana
Mount Vernon:

2.4% (558)
New York:

3.7% (164,094)

Other Western Africa
Mount Vernon:

2.3% (534)
New York:

0.7% (32,350)

Colombia
Mount Vernon:

1.8% (429)
New York:

2.3% (103,694)

Ghana
Mount Vernon:

1.8% (427)
New York:

0.7% (31,224)

Philippines
Mount Vernon:

1.5% (350)
New York:

2.0% (88,891)

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

  • This state: 41,806
  • Other state: 4,865
  • Northeast: 979
  • Midwest: 443
  • South: 3,166
  • West: 277

90.0% of Mount Vernon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67.5% lived in New York.


Mount Vernon:

90.0%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 594
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 251
  • 5th and 6th grade: 719
  • 7th and 8th grade: 292
  • 9th grade: 244
  • 10th grade: 809
  • 11th grade: 514
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,115
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,830
  • Less than 1 year of college: 724
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,695
  • Associate degree: 2,385
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,026
  • Master's degree: 1,627
  • Professional school degree: 282
  • Doctorate degree: 177
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 799
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 95
  • 5th and 6th grade: 430
  • 7th and 8th grade: 389
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 1,043
  • 11th grade: 726
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 661
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,761
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,362
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,412
  • Associate degree: 3,039
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,053
  • Master's degree: 2,901
  • Professional school degree: 696
  • Doctorate degree: 90
Educational Attainment for Females
Mount Vernon marital status for males
Mount Vernon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,446
  • One, attached: 1,088
  • Two: 4,012
  • 3 or 4: 4,311
  • 5 to 9: 2,273
  • 10 to 19: 1,713
  • 20 to 49: 3,936
  • 50 or more: 5,686
  • Mobile homes: 129
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Mount Vernon
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Vernon, NY
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Vernon, NY
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,148
Here:

24.9%
New York:

13.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 535
Here:

20.2%
New York:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,172
Here:

41.2%
New York:

33.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability