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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernonwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Vernon
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.