Mt. Vernon, MO Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,712 housing units in Mt. Vernon. This represents a 5.9% growth from 1,617 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,611 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 101 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mt. Vernon is about 63.2%. Mt. Vernon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 2.26 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mt. Vernon were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom16.60%
Two Bedrooms27.10%
Three Bedrooms46.50%
Four Bedrooms6%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$68,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$70,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.83
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$360

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage1.40%
Home Equity Loan6.40%
Simple Mortgage53.50%
Debt Free38.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.8%