A small city in New York, Mount Vernon has a population of slightly less than 69,000. At an average age of just over 39, the city's residents skew younger than most cities in New York. Home ownership is less common than renting in the area, and 40% of residents own their homes. At $1,311 a month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Twenty percent of Mount Vernon residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Mount Vernon: healthcare, retail, and education. Together, these industries make up 24% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of around $73,000, Mount Vernon workers take home about $8,000 less than their peers elsewhere in New York. The city's average income, however, is fairly average compared to the national level ($73,345).
With an average commute time of about 39 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Mount Vernon residents know that traveling to work takes some patience. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, selected by 29% of commuters, while public transportation is used by only 14% of the city. A small percentage of commuters (3%) walk to work, though the number is greater than the national average.
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