Mount Vernon, New York

Population 67,902

Mount Vernon is located in Westchester County, NY. The population is 67,902, making Mount Vernon the 3rd largest city in Westchester County and the 8th largest city in the state of New York.

There are 17 public schools in Mount Vernon with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Mount Vernon is moderate , and there are 94 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Mount Vernon is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Mount Vernon property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Mount Vernon include Pelham, Bronxville and Pelham Manor.

Mount Vernon Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 54.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.3%

Crime Rate

27.4% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 161
  • Violent Crimes: 563
  • Robbery: 145
  • Burglary: 135
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 949

Registered Offenders

11.73% Lower than national avg.
  • 94 offenders in Mount Vernon
  • 13.84 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

42 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 11
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 26

Unemployment

Very High 4.5%
  • New York unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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17 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 17 K-12 public schools in Mount Vernon, NY and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Mount Vernon's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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94 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Mount Vernon, NY

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$612,500 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    6.8%
  • Rented
    57.5%
  • Owned
    35.6%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

6 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Mount Vernon, NY issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6 permits, 2 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Mount Vernon, NY issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5 permits, 3 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,473
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,637
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,934
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,445
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,725

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Environmental Hazards

42 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Mount Vernon, NY has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Mount Vernon, NY is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.03 Average
    Mount Vernon, NY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 34.13°
  • February 36.67°
  • March 44.75°
  • April 54.65°
  • May 64.24°
  • June 72.97°
  • July 79.9°
  • August 77.24°
  • September 70.88°
  • October 59.67°
  • November 48.8°
  • December 34.72°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Mount Vernon, NY

Earthquakes
Mount Vernon, NY has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Mount Vernon, NY has a high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Mount Vernon, NY has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Mount Vernon, NY has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Mount Vernon, NY: $52,684

Unemployment

Unemployment in Mount Vernon is 4.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.86%
White Collar - 57.14%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo
  • Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
  • Sen. Charles E. Schumer

City Representatives

  • Eliot Engel

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

0 FCC Towers view all

  • No fcc towers found in Mount Vernon, NY

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

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