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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
  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 67,896. 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.

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About Mount Vernon...
Population
67,896

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$362,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,363
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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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
    386
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    144.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    134.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    949.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

Working in Mount Vernon

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,907
National
$62,843

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