Mount Vernon, IN 47620 ZIP Code Profile

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Mount Vernon, IN | Solitude, IN

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ZIP Code 47620: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Vernon, IN 47620

Not Acceptable, USPS
Solitude, IN 47620

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 408
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,326
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 179
  • County: Posey County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.951, Longitude -87.862
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Vernon, IN 47620 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,171
Population in Households 13,005
Population in Familes 11,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 5,228
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,755
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,990 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,238 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 648 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $139,841
Average Home Value $161,936


Median Household Income $53,711
Average Household Income $68,535
Per Capita Income $27,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.25%
Households -0.13% -0.13%
Families -0.24% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mount Vernon, IN 47620 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47620 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 175 78th
Population Density1 # 500 37th
Diversity Index2 # 322 59th
Median Household Income # 285 64th
Per Capita Income # 171 78th

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