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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.


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Median household income
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$61,119
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Vernon demographic reports
Mount Vernon is on the Potomac River
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Harvest Family Days - Oct. 20-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Vernon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Historic sites and museums: Mount Vernon, Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House, Woodlawn
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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.

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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.


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Fairfax County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Vernon political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Vernon workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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