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|People QuickFacts||Mount Vernon||New York|
|Population, 2013 estimate||68,224||19,651,127|
|Population, 2012 estimate||67,801||19,576,125|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||67,290||19,378,105|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.4%||1.4%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||0.8%||1.0%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.6%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||22.9%||22.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||13.8%||13.5%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||54.6%||51.6%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||24.3%||65.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||63.4%||15.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.5%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.8%||7.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||3.7%||3.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||14.3%||17.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||18.5%||58.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||89.1%||88.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||32.7%||22.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||23.4%||29.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.6%||84.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||25.3%||32.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||29.9||31.5|
|Housing units, 2010||28,990||8,108,103|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||38.0%||54.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||64.3%||50.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$407,700||$295,300|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.57||2.60|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$27,182||$32,104|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$50,122||$57,683|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||15.4%||14.9%|
|Business QuickFacts||Mount Vernon||New York|
|Total number of firms, 2007||6,600||1,956,733|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||37.3%||10.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||4.7%||10.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||11.6%||9.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||32.4%||30.4%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||548,704||162,720,173|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||541,409||313,461,904|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||583,799||230,718,065|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$8,543||$11,879|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||40,782||39,813,499|
|Geography QuickFacts||Mount Vernon||New York|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||4.39||47,126.40|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||15,342.5||411.2|