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Mount Vernon, Virginia
Mount Vernon is a town located in Fairfax County, Virginia. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 28,582.
Mount Vernon is located at 38¡43'31" North, 77¡6'26" West (38.725214,
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of
21.8 km² (8.4 mi²). 19.7 km² (7.6 mi²) of it is land and
2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 9.51% water.
As of the census of 2000, there are 28,582 people, 10,575 households, and
7,487 families residing in the town. The population density is
1,450.1/km² (3,755.8/mi²). There are 10,926 housing units at an
average density of 554.3/km² (1,435.7/mi²). The racial makeup of
the town is 54.42% White, 27.65% African American, 0.33% Native American,
6.33% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 6.87% from other races, and 4.26% from
two or more races. 14.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 10,575 households out of which 34.4% have children under the age
of 18 living with them, 51.0% are married couples living together, 15.0%
have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% are
non-families. 22.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.4%
have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average
household size is 2.70 and the average family size is 3.16.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18,
7.9% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who
are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100
females there are 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there
are 90.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $61,119, and the median
income for a family is $67,892. Males have a median income of $42,049 versus
$33,543 for females. The per capita income for the town is $29,299. 7.0% of
the population and 5.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the
total people living in poverty, 9.7% are under the age of 18 and 2.4% are 65