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Mount Vernon is a city in Skagit County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Mount Vernon is 48.421N. The longitude is -122.332W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,935.
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13% of Mount Vernon residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Vernon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Vernon was $17,041, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Mount Vernon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mount Vernon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $587. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,156.
Libraries in Mount Vernon include Mount Vernon City Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mount Vernon include Skagit Valley Herald
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KMWS.
Skagit County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Vernon political report.
The average commute time for Mount Vernon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mount Vernon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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