Vernon, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Vernon, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Vernon had a population of 10,822 as of July 1, 2016. Vernon ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 34.1477 and longitude -99.3004 in Wilbarger County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilbarger County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The City of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2412151) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Vernon is located within Vernon Division of Wilbarger County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Eagle Flats.


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Vernon, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,822
Population in Households 10,291
Population in Familes 8,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 531
Population Density1 1,371
Diversity Index2 70
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,256
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,719
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,487 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,770 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $63,590
Average Home Value $77,896
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,145
Average Household Income $51,814
Per Capita Income $21,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.43%
Households -0.13% -0.35%
Families -0.14% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Vernon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 243 86th
Population Density1 # 506 71st
Diversity Index2 # 274 84th
Median Household Income # 1146 35th
Per Capita Income # 1015 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.