Mount Vernon, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 14,375. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,000 (+11.3% change)
Males: 6,655 (46.3%), Females: 7,720 (53.7%)

Knox County

Zip code: 43050

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $29,801 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,500 (year 2000)

Races in Mount Vernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.1%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), United States (15.8%), Irish (12.7%), English (10.4%), French (3.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 8.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon city

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -520 (-3.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mount Vernon:

  • KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1330 COSHOCTON ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mount Vernon:

  • LICKING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; NEWARK, OH)
  • MORROW CO HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (about 24 miles; MOUNT GILEAD, OH)
  • MEDCENTRAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 26 miles; MANSFIELD, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 30 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 40 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • WYNKOOP (about 3 miles; MOUNT VERNON, OH; ID: 6G4)
  • KNOX COUNTY (about 6 miles; MOUNT VERNON, OH; ID: 4I3)
  • NEWARK-HEATH (about 26 miles; NEWARK, OH; ID: VTA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ASHLAND, OH; FT enrollment: 4,404)
  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 36 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 43 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 46 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)

Schools

Public high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MT VERNON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,389; Location: 300 MARTINSBURG RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Mount Vernon:

  • MOUNT VERNON ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: PO BOX 311; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • MT VERNON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,032; Location: 298 MARTINSBURG RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PLEASANT STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 502; Location: 305 E PLEASANT ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DAN EMMETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 108 MANSFIELD AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ELMWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 300 NEWARK RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 150 COLUMBUS RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 714 E VINE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 900 W VINE ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KNOX CO ESC DIGITAL ACADEMY (Location: 110 E HIGH ST; Grades: N – N )
  • KNOX COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Location: 306 MARTINSBURG RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Mount Vernon:

  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 206 E CHESTNUT STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MT. VERNON SDA K-8 SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 221 SYCHAR ROAD; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • CHRISTIAN STAR ACADEMY (Students: 35; Location: 7 E SUGAR ST; Grades: UG – UG)