Vernon, Alabama Population 2022

1,905
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Vernon is a city located in Lamar County Alabama. Vernon has a 2020 population of 1,905. It is also the county seat of Lamar County. Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually and its population has decreased by -0.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,921 in 2010.

The average household income in Vernon is $42,363 with a poverty rate of 29.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $426 per month, and the median house value is $95,600. The median age in Vernon is 44.5 years, 44.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Vernon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernonwas:

  • White: 73.77%
  • Black or African American: 22.78%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vernon, Alabama is 1,905 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,921.

Vernon, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,62673.77%
Black or African American50222.78%
Some Other Race472.13%
Two or More Races291.32%
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Vernon Population by Race

Vernon Population Pyramid 2022

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Vernon Median Age

38.1


Total

33


Male

44.5


Female

Vernon Adults

There are 1,723 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Vernon.

Vernon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

1,112

50.45%

Male

1,092

49.55%

Vernon Population by Age

Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All48%52%
Female40.3%59.7%
Non Family25.2%74.8%
Male0%0%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9472.3348
Married2863.1690.6
Male00
Female1963.3640.3
Non Family4651.3825.2

3.15

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade926.04%
9th to 12th Grade15610.24%
High School Graduate68444.88%
Some College35723.43%
Associates Degree1157.55%
Bachelors Degree815.31%
Graduate Degree392.56%
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Vernon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,138984108
Black34725312
2+ Races2929
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.49%.

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,079$31,854$36,607
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,651$31,651$31,250
Some College$47,700$50,313$30,859
Bachelors Degree$$19,375$57,938
Graduate Degree$$$81,094

$32,079

Average Earnings

$31,854

Average Male

$36,607

Average Female

Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Language by Age

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Vernon Language

97.42% of Vernon residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Vernon Language

Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2929100.00%
Black50230460.56%
Hispanic461021.74%
White1,57528317.97%
OtherNaN%

29.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.00%

Male Poverty Rate

28.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.91%.

Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.37%
High School23.54%
Some College24.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.91%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,903$44,212
Families$55,917$61,317
Married Families$64,500-
Non Families$17,440$26,405
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Income by Household Type

Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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Vernon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Vernon Marital Status

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70

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War10
Vietnam3
Korea
World War II

Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 5410
55 to 6430
65 to 7411
75+12

Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White584.50%
Black123.26%

Vernon Veterans by Race

Vernon Veterans by Education

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35.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Veterans by Education

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45.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Employment by Age

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Vernon Employment by Race

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Vernon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.98%

Born in Vernon

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 58.98% having been born in Alabama. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vernon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0000.00%
20111,992-8-0.40%
20121,984-8-0.40%
20131,976-8-0.40%
20141,968-8-0.40%
20151,960-8-0.41%
20161,952-8-0.41%
20171,944-8-0.41%
20181,936-8-0.41%
20191,928-8-0.41%
20201,921-7-0.36%
20211,913-8-0.42%
20221,905-8-0.42%

Vernon Population by Year