The City of Vernon is a populated place located in Lamar County at latitude 33.7589 and longitude -88.1144. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.
The formal official name is the City of Vernon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Vernon, Alabama.
The Census Class Code for Vernon indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Swayne Courthouse.
|Population in Households||1,958|
|Population in Familes||1,631|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,037 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||554 (53.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||338 (32.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||145 (14.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$60,782|
|Average Home Value||$67,207|
|Median Household Income||$30,284|
|Average Household Income||$39,770|
|Per Capita Income||$17,072|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.94%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
The table below compares Vernon to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 217||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 214||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 344||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 442||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||25th|
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