Mount Vernon Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Mount Vernon, KY

General Mount Vernon Information

State: Kentucky

County: Rockcastle County

Close cities: Randy, KY, Brodhead, KY, Berea, KY, Luner, KY, Wildie, KY, Renfro-Valley, KY, Willailla, KY, Crab Orchard, KY, Livingston, KY, Pongo, KY, Eubank, KY, Orlando, KY, Wellhope, KY

Mount Vernon Population (census data)
Total 2,595 (-0.4% since 2000)
Male 1,204 (46.4%)
Female 1,391 (53.6%)

Population Density: 817 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.6 (US Avg is 100)

Mount Vernon Elevation: 1,156 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1818

Land Area: 3.18 square miles

Median Household Income: $19,051

Zip Codes: 40456.

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Mount Vernon Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (28.0%)
  • Irish (8.8%)
  • English (8.0%)
  • German (6.1%)
  • French (1.8%)
  • Dutch (1.3%)

Local Mount Vernon Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University

Mount Vernon School Information

High Schools
Rockcastle County High School (1545 Highway 461, Mount Vernon, KY, 40456 - Rockcastle County District)
Middle Schools
Rockcastle County Middle School (945 W Main Street, Mount Vernon, KY, 40456 - Rockcastle County District)
Elementary Schools
Mount Vernon Elementary School (530 Williams Street, Mount Vernon, KY, 40456 - Rockcastle County District)
Roundstone Elementary School (U.S. Highway 25 N, Mount Vernon, KY, 40456 - Rockcastle County District)

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