About Vernon

Demographics

2005-2009 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
ACS Demographic EstimatesEstimatePercent
Total population24,999 
Male13,00952.0
Female11,99048.0
Median age (years)38.5(X)
Under 5 years1,4005.6
18 years and over18,32473.3
65 years and over1,8567.4
 
One race24,74199.0
White23,83595.3
Black or African American5242.1
American Indian and Alaska Native470.2
Asian860.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0
Some other race2491.0
Two or more races2581.0
 
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,6346.5
   
Social CharacteristicsEstimatePercent
Average household size2.86(X)
Average family size3.33(X)
 
Population 25 years and over15,933 
High school graduate or higher(X)94.7
Bachelor’s degree or higher(X)25.6
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)1,8209.9
With a Disability(X)(X)
Foreign born1,2975.2
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)5,76955.4
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)5,48957.7
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over)1,9348.2
 
Household population24,999 
Group quarters population(X)(X)
   
Economic CharacteristicsEstimatePercent
In labor force (population 16 years and over)14,34273.7
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over)42.5(X)
Median household income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)79,450(X)
Median family income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)88,890(X)
Per capita income (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars)32,067(X)
Families below poverty level(X)4.2
Individuals below poverty level(X)5.7
   
Housing CharacteristicsEstimatePercent
Total housing units9,717 
Occupied housing units8,72789.8
Owner-occupied housing units7,58386.9
Renter-occupied housing units1,14413.1
Vacant housing units99010.2
 
Owner-occupied homes7,583 
Median value (dollars)292,000(X)
Median of selected monthly owner costs(X)(X)
With a mortgage (dollars)2,076(X)
Not mortgaged (dollars)699(X)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005-2009 American Community Survey

Census 2000 Demographic Profile Highlights of Vernon
General CharacteristicsNumberPercent
Total population24,686 
Male12,50550.7
Female12,18149.3
Median age (years)35.4(X)
Under 5 years1,6436.7
18 years and over17,12669.4
65 years and over1,5666.3
 
One race24,42298.9
White23,83796.6
Black or African American1880.8
American Indian and Alaska Native220.1
Asian1730.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.0
Some other race1950.8
Two or more races2641.1
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)8893.6
 
Household population24,680100.0
Group quarters population60.0
 
Average household size2.95(X)
Average family size3.35(X)
 
Total housing units9,994 
Occupied housing units8,36883.7
Owner-occupied housing units7,19085.9
Renter-occupied housing units1,17814.1
Vacant housing units1,62616.3
   
Social CharacteristicsNumberPercent
Population 25 years and over15,485 
High school graduate or higher14,37492.8
Bachelor’s degree or higher3,91325.3
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)1,92711.3
Disability status (population 5 years and over)2,49910.9
Foreign born1,2555.1
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 5,89363.9
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over) 5,85764.0
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over)1,6297.1
   
Economic CharacteristicsNumberPercent
In labor force (population 16 years and over)13,19273.6
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over)42.9(X)
Median household income in 1999 (dollars)67,566(X)
Median family income in 1999 (dollars)72,609(X)
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars)25,250(X)
Families below poverty level1882.8
Individuals below poverty level7172.9
   
Housing CharacteristicsNumberPercent
Single-family owner-occupied homes6,590 
Median value (dollars)150,800(X)
Median of selected monthly owner costs(X)(X)
With a mortgage (dollars)1,448(X)
Not mortgaged (dollars)519(X)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Summary File 1 (SF 1) and Summary File 3 (SF 3)