Vernon, Alabama Population 2020

1,831

Vernon is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,831, it is the 199th largest city in Alabama and the 7965th largest city in the United States. Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -8.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,000 in 2010. Vernon reached it's highest population of 1,990 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Vernon has a population density of 311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vernon is $42,246 with a poverty rate of 29.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $278 per month, and the median house value is $81,200. The median age in Vernon is 43.4 years, 44.3 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.0 males.

Vernon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernon was:

  • White: 83.43%
  • Black or African American: 15.46%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Vernon, Alabama is 1,831, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,000.

Vernon, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,51183.43%
Black or African American28015.46%
Some Other Race201.10%

Vernon Population Pyramid 2020

Vernon Median Age

43.4


Total

44.3


Male

43.1


Female

Vernon Adults

There are 1,448 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Vernon.

Vernon Age Dependency

44.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

995

54.94%

Male

816

45.06%

Vernon Households and Families

Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82.2%17.8%
All53.3%46.7%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female21.8%78.2%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8422.1553.3
Married3253.0182.2
Non Family3191.1441.1
Female1882.3821.8
Male102100

2.75

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vernon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1018.17%
9th to 12th Grade1199.63%
High School Graduate53743.45%
Some College22618.28%
Associates Degree897.20%
Bachelors Degree1189.55%
Graduate Degree463.72%

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,074902155
Black1521049
Hispanic1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,278$38,214$31,250
Less Than High School$40,781$40,156$
High School Grad$36,724$40,948$26,518
Some College$31,250$57,917$
Bachelors Degree$$21,500$56,765
Graduate Degree$$$

$36,278

Average Earnings

$38,214

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Vernon Language

Vernon Language by Age

Vernon Language

95.45% of Vernon residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Vernon Poverty

Vernon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,49330320.29%
Black28021275.71%
Hispanic181055.56%

29.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.87%

Male Poverty Rate

33.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon is Black, with 75.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon is White, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.06%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.91%
Some College28.89%
High School19.37%
Bachelors or Greater14.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.61%
Female Employed12.34%
Male Employed4.24%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Vernon Income

Vernon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,130$42,246
Families$40,865$52,225
Married Families$58,897-
Non Families$16,205$25,885

Vernon Marital Status

Vernon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Vernon Marital Status by Race

Vernon Veterans

63

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Vernon Veterans by Education

30.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Employment Status

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

13.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.98%

Born in Alabama

96.47%

Native Born

3.53%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.47% of Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 48.98% having been born in Alabama. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,831-12-0.65%
20191,843-12-0.65%
20181,855-16-0.86%
20171,871-12-0.64%
20161,883-4-0.21%
20151,887-25-1.31%
20141,912-25-1.29%
20131,937-9-0.46%
20121,946-10-0.51%
20111,956-34-1.71%
20101,9900.00%