Vernon is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Vernon.
It is a populated place located in Lamar County at latitude 33.7571 and longitude -88.1089. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.
The formal boundaries for the City of Vernon (see map) encompass a land area of 5.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Swayne Courthouse.Photos of the local Vernon, AL area
Also See: Vernon, AL ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|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|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.