The City of Vernon had a population of 1,992 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 33.7589 and longitude -88.1144 in Lamar County. 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. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.
The City of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2405641) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vernon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Swayne Courthouse.
|Population in Households||1,966|
|Population in Familes||1,635|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||26|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,035 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||554 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||342 (33.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||139 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,875|
|Average Home Value||$73,423|
|Median Household Income||$32,725|
|Average Household Income||$41,979|
|Per Capita Income||$18,023|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Vernon to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 212||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 339||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 408||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 407||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.