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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C
Mount Vernon is a town in Maine with a population of 1,583. Mount Vernon is in Kennebec County. Living in Mount Vernon offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Mount Vernon and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mount Vernon are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$173,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$930
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Mount Vernon

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,594
National
$55,322
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Mount Vernon Reviews

3 reviews
I love this spot in my neighborhood. It is ten minutes from the nearest country store and twenty minutes from Augusta which has a variety of stores. The air quality is fabulous and not many cars are present. The community takes care of each other when bad things happen no matter if they have met or not.
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Really only recently did we have any graffiti and we haven't heard of any breakins in our area in years.
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