Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA
- Crime & SafetyA-
- Good for FamiliesA+
- Cost of LivingB+
- Health & FitnessB
- Outdoor ActivitiesB-
Mount Vernon is a town in Iowa with a population of 4,454. Mount Vernon is in Linn County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Mount Vernon offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Mount Vernon there are a lot of bars and parks. Many young professionals live in Mount Vernon and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Mount Vernon are highly rated.
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Mount Vernon Reviews
Great small town with local events throughout the year. A warm and welcoming community. It's a good sign to meet so many families who grew up here and have moved back after college and work in order to raise their children. I've enjoyed the bars, the local affordable movie theater, the Sing-a-long Bar and the great BBQ with its own house-made craft beer.
Great community for families and students. The town is very welcoming, and locals are very friendly.
There are lots of fun activities and events. The community is very welcoming. The food in the town is amazing and there are lots of options to choose from.