MO

National Population : 333,590,059
Missouri State Population : 6,290,113

About Mount Vernon, MO

Mount Vernon, MO is located in Lawrence County in the state of Missouri.

The total City Population for Mount Vernon is about 4,492 with about 437 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,494.

The Average Home Value is $111,400.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Home Value of $120,304.00 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 41% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $44,688.00, which is roughly 8% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,798.00 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 22% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Mount Vernon is about 9.1%.

Missouri is ranked #31 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.26 out of 100.

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Voting

Lawrence County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 80.57%
Democratic: 17.95%
Libertarian: 1.13%
Green: 0.22%
Other: 0.13%


Nearby Locations

Stotts City, MO (7.85 mi.)
Miller, MO (9.37 mi.)
Verona, MO (9.52 mi.)
Jenkins, MO (11.15 mi.)
Aurora, MO (11.15 mi.)
Marionville, MO (11.68 mi.)
La Russell, MO (12.82 mi.)
Monett, MO (13.88 mi.)
Billings, MO (14.47 mi.)
Pierce City, MO (14.76 mi.)
Bois D Arc, MO (16.41 mi.)
Sarcoxie, MO (17.24 mi.)
S Greenfield, MO (18.54 mi.)
Reeds, MO (18.56 mi.)
Everton, MO (18.80 mi.)
Republic, MO (18.91 mi.)
Wentworth, MO (19.17 mi.)
Crane, MO (19.23 mi.)
Clever, MO (19.64 mi.)
Ash Grove, MO (19.79 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 65712
Latitude : 37.098370
Longitude : -93.770372
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1262 ft.
Area Code(s) : 417

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 49.35%
Female Population Estimate : 50.65%
Median Age : 41.1
Male Median Age : 40.4
Female Median Age : 41.8

White Population Estimate : 97.59%
Black Population Estimate : 0.77%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.30%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.52%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.06%
Other Population Estimate : 0.80%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Mount Vernon specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lawrence County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Lawrence County: About 448 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lawrence County is about 36% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.