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Mount Vernon
  • Suburb of New York City, NY

Report Card

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

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Mount Vernon is a suburb of New York City with a population of 72,817. Mount Vernon is in Westchester County. Living in Mount Vernon offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mount Vernon there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Mount Vernon and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Mount Vernon...
Population
72,817

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$446,400
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,461
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Mount Vernon Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    298.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    133.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    143.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,205.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    212
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

Working in Mount Vernon

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,511
National
$75,149

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