Mount Vernon, GA

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Population

2,404

4.02% growth

Median Age

41.3


Median Household Income

$34,100

0.557% decline

Poverty Rate

22.7%


Number of Employees

991

0.814% growth

Median Property Value

$66,500

1.19% decline

About

In 2017, Mount Vernon, GA had a population of 2.4k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $34,100. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mount Vernon, GA grew from 2,311 to 2,404, a 4.02% increase and its median household income declined from $34,291 to $34,100, a -0.557% decrease.

The population of Mount Vernon, GA is 50.8% Black or African American Alone, 34.4% White Alone, and 7.78% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mount Vernon, GA speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mount Vernon, GA are Brewton-Parker College (66 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Mount Vernon, GA is $66,500, and the homeownership rate is 55.9%. Most people in Mount Vernon, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Mount Vernon, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Mount Vernon, GA employs 991 people. The largest industries in Mount Vernon, GA are Accommodation & Food Services (169 people), Public Administration (122 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (121 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($62,885), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,885), and Wholesale Trade ($45,461).

Median household income in Mount Vernon, GA is $34,100. Males in Mount Vernon, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Mount Vernon, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,100

2017 value

± $10,893

-0.557%

1 Year Growth

± 38%

Households in Mount Vernon, GA have a median annual income of $34,100, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,291 in 2016, which represents a -0.557% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mount Vernon, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mount Vernon, GA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mount Vernon, GA (516 out of 2.27k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    317 ± 113

  2. White

    118 ± 80

  3. Other

    81 ± 90

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mount Vernon, GA is Black, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

991

2017 Value

± 203

0.814%

1 Year growth

± 27.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mount Vernon, GA grew at a rate of 0.814%, from 983 employees to 991 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mount Vernon, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (109 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (98 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mount Vernon, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mount Vernon, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (109 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (98 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mount Vernon, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.27 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.69 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (3.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mount Vernon, GA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($50,294), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($39,750), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($38,833).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

991

2017 Value

± 203

0.814%

1 Year growth

± 27.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mount Vernon, GA grew at a rate of 0.814%, from 983 employees to 991 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mount Vernon, GA, are Accommodation & Food Services (169 people), Public Administration (122 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (121 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mount Vernon, GA, though some of these residents may live in Mount Vernon, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mount Vernon, GA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (169 people), Public Administration (122 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (121 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mount Vernon, GA has an unusually high number of Utilities (4.45 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.64 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (2.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mount Vernon, GA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($62,885), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,885), and Wholesale Trade ($45,461).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Georgia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Georgia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Georgia to other states, or from other states to Georgia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Georgia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

82.7% of the population of Mount Vernon, GA has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.502% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Mount Vernon, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Mount Vernon, GA see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1526 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1984 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 829 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Georgia see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.459% decrease from the previous year (1,526 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.3%

Uninsured

36.3%

Employer Coverage

21.7%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

0.502%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mount Vernon, GA declined by 14.3% from 20.2% to 17.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mount Vernon, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Georgia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Mount Vernon, GA is home to a population of 2.4k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.86% of Mount Vernon, GA residents were born outside of the country (213 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mount Vernon, GA is composed of 1.22k Black or African American Alone residents (50.8%), 827 White Alone residents (34.4%), 187 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.78%), 133 Some Other Race Alone residents (5.53%), 35 Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mount Vernon, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.4

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mount Vernon, GA was 41.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Mount Vernon, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mount Vernon, GA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.86%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

213 people

8.39%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

194 people

As of 2017, 8.86% of Mount Vernon, GA residents (213 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mount Vernon, GA was 8.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

94.8%

2017 Citizenship

94.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.8% of Mount Vernon, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mount Vernon, GA was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    1.22k ± 182

  2. White Alone

    827 ± 156

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    187 ± 159

In 2017, there were 1.48 times more Black or African American Alone residents (1.22k people) in Mount Vernon, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 827 White Alone and 187 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mount Vernon, GA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Mount Vernon, GA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Mount Vernon, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Mount Vernon, GA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    34 ± 44

  2. Vietnam

    12 ± 23

  3. Korea

    5 ± 15

Mount Vernon, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mount Vernon, GA awarded 66 degrees. The student population of Mount Vernon, GA is skewed towards women, with 290 male students and 313 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mount Vernon, GA are White (34 and 51.5%), followed by Black or African American (24 and 36.4%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 6.06%), and Unknown (3 and 4.55%).

The largest universities in Mount Vernon, GA by number of degrees awarded are Brewton-Parker College (66 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mount Vernon, GA are General Business Administration & Management (19 and 28.8%), General Studies (12 and 18.2%), and General Biological Sciences (10 and 15.2%).

The median tuition costs in Mount Vernon, GA are $15,660 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 19 degrees awarded

  2. 10 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mount Vernon, GA was General Business Administration & Management with 19 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mount Vernon, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

66 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$15,660

Median Private

In 2016, the Mount Vernon, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brewton-Parker College with 66 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

33

Degrees Awarded to Men

33

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 33 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mount Vernon, GA, which is 1 times approximately the same the 33 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    34 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mount Vernon, GA were to White students. These 34 degrees mean that there were 1.42 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 24 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mount Vernon, GA was $66,500 in 2017, which is 0.306 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $67,300 to $66,500, a 1.19% decrease. The homeownership rate in Mount Vernon, GA is 55.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mount Vernon, GA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mount Vernon, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$34,100

Median Household Income

± $10,893

900

Number of Households

± 172

In 2017, the median household income of the 900 households in Mount Vernon, GA declined from $34,100 from the previous year's value of $34,291.

The following chart displays the households in Mount Vernon, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$66,500

2017 Median

± $9,232

$67,300

2016 Median

± $10,208

In 2017, the median property value in Mount Vernon, GA declined from to $66,500 from the previous year's value of $67,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mount Vernon, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mount Vernon, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $10k - $15k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mount Vernon, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mount Vernon, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.9%

2017 Homeownership

50.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.9% of the housing units in Mount Vernon, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mount Vernon, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mount Vernon, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mount Vernon, GA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mount Vernon, GA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.98% of the workforce in Mount Vernon, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.4%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Walked

    3.76%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mount Vernon, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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