Mount Vernon, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 28,582
Males: 13,870 (48.5%), Females: 14,712 (51.5%)

Fairfax County

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $61,119
Median house value: $190,800

Races in Mount Vernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (48.5%)
  • Black (27.7%)
  • Hispanic (14.5%)
  • Other race (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • Other Asian (2.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (10.5%), German (10.2%), Irish (8.8%), United States (6.0%), Subsaharan African (4.1%), Italian (3.1%).

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 7.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Vernon

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Vernon CDP

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

20.9% Foreign born (9.4% Latin America, 5.8% Asia, 4.1% Africa).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Vernon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 18 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • MARYLAND (about 10 miles; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Abbreviation: 2W5)
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 11 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; Abbreviation: VKX)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: 09W)
Amtrak stations near Mount Vernon:

  • 7 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Vernon:

  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)