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Mount Vernon
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade C+

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Mount Vernon is a town in Alabama with a population of 1,450. Mount Vernon is in Mobile 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 be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$746
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    536.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    67.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    335.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,743.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    201.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    51%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  12%

Working in Mount Vernon

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,269
National
$62,843

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