Mount Vernon is a city located in Washington, United States.
Mount Vernon is reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially close to Interstate 5, the airport (Skagit Regional Airport) or one of the railway lines.
In Mount Vernon, around two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city also has a good selection of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters. The average year of construction for properties in this city is 1981.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Mount Vernon and therefore they can be a rather long walk away. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. With respect to eating, a portion of house buyers in Mount Vernon may be able to shop for groceries on foot in one of over 50 stores, while others will need a vehicle. There are also over 150 restaurants in this city.
A car is a great medium of transportation in this city. Parking is generally easy. However, traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in Mount Vernon since almost no daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.