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Mount Vernon, Illinois micropolitan area

Location of the Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area in Illinois

The Mount Vernon, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in southern Illinois, anchored by the city of Mount Vernon.

As of the 2010 census, this micropolitan statistical area had a population of 47,284, a decline of 1,382 from the 2000 census count of 48,666.[1]





As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 48,666 people, 18,836 households, and 12,998 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 91.36% White, 6.56% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $32,026, and the median income for a family was $39,396. Males had a median income of $32,977 versus $19,496 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $16,453.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Carolyn Stewart. "Census of Population and Housing - Publications - U.S. Census Bureau". Retrieved 2 March 2015.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 38°18′49″N 88°54′29″W / 38.313512°N 88.908159°W / 38.313512; -88.908159