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Home of George Washington from 1754 until his death in 1799
Mount Vernon is in Fairfax County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Mount Vernon is 38.707N. The longitude is -77.086W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,582.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Vernon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fairfax County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 22308 ZIP code.
10% 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 $29,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% 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 $764. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,428.
Fairfax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Vernon political report.
The average commute time for Mount Vernon workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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