Mount Vernon is a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio.
Mount Vernon offers a fairly good selection of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy ambience. Public green spaces, like Saunders Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, making them easy to get to from many locations in the neighborhood. As there are few people out and about on the streets, this area remains relatively quiet, although noise levels are higher closer to one of the railway lines or Northeast Freeway.
The median year of construction for properties in Mount Vernon is 1961. The majority of the housing stock of this area is made up of single detached homes and large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. About 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 15% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest supermarket in Mount Vernon is generally only a very short walk away. Furthermore, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options. In terms of education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary as well as high schools from most houses for sale in Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon is quite suitable for traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is convenient. Public transit users may experience few choices in this part of the city by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are typically nearby. However, the car is very often the favored method to move around in Mount Vernon. It is very convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Freeway.