City Overview

  1. Location & Size
  2. Population & Households
  3. Income & Employment
  4. Housing
  5. Land Use & Development
  6. Natural Resources
  7. Transportation Networks
  8. Governmental Structure

The City of Mount Vernon is a New York City inner-ring suburb located just north of The Bronx and also bordered by the Villages of Pelham and Pelham Manor to the East, the Village of Bronxville and the Town of Eastchester to the North and the City of Yonkers to the West.

The City is 4.4 square miles and is home to approximately 73,893 residents (according to the US Census conducted on April 1, 2021), making it the 8th largest city in New York State; the 2nd most densely populated city in New York State; and 11th most densely populated city (with a qualifying population over 50,000) in the United States. Given the City's location within the New York City Region and its transportation infrastructure, Mount Vernon is extremely accessible to all areas of the New York Metropolitan Region.

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