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Population
Mount Vernon 2012 population estimate from Office of Financial Management (OFM) = 32,250
Skagit County 2012 population estimate from Office of Financial Management (OFM) = 117,950

Economics
Economics from OFM for Mount Vernon:

2010:   2012:
Median Household Income: $45,878.00   Median Household Income: $48,429.00
Per Capita Income: $21,058.00   Per Capita Income: $22,487.00
Unemployment Rate: 9.4%   Unemployment Rate: 9.5%

Real Estate Profile
Real estate profile for Mount Vernon from OFM:

2010: 2012:
Total Housing Units: 11,361 Total Housing Units: 12,462
Occupied Housing Units: 10,661 Occupied Housing Units: 11,520
Vacant Housing Units: 700 Vacant Housing Units: 942
Vacancy Rate: 6.2%   Rental Vacancy Rate: 5.6%
Owner Occupied: 6,344 (60%)   Owner Occupied: 6,476 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied: 4,371 (40%)   Renter Occupied: 5,044 (43.8%)
Median Home Value: $226,200.00   Median Home Value: $240,400.00

Median Residential Rent: $817.00

 

Median Residential Rent: $865.00



Read the Mount Vernon Demographic and Economic Profile; and the Passion for Educational Excellence for additional information. 

Skagit County Labor Force
The Skagit County civilian labor force was benchmarked at 58,460 in 2009. For the three months ending in November 2010, the Skagit County year-over-year growth in private sector jobs was positive. Skagit is the only northwest county to earn this distinction. Total payrolls in Skagit County have been dragged down by weakness in the local government sector, but that was not enough to cause a loss in total jobs when including government jobs over these three months. Clearly, there is something special about the economic dynamism of Skagit County!

Read the Skagit County Labor Profile to learn more about the labor force.

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