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Mount Vernon is a city in Knox County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for George Washington's estate in Virginia.
The latitude of Mount Vernon is 40.393N. The longitude is -82.485W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,826.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Vernon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43050 ZIP code.
23% of Mount Vernon residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Vernon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Vernon was $16,471, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Mount Vernon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Mount Vernon include East Gambier Street District, East High Street Historic District, North Main - North Gay Streets Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mount Vernon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.
Libraries in Mount Vernon include Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mount Vernon include Mount Vernon News
Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Vernon political report.
The average commute time for Mount Vernon workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mount Vernon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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