Vernon is a city located in Wilbarger County Texas. It is also the county seat of Wilbarger County. With a 2020 population of 10,293, it is the 238th largest city in Texas and the 3037th largest city in the United States . Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -6.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,002 in 2010. Vernon reached it's highest population of 12,695 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Vernon has a population density of 1,304 people per square mile.
The average household income in Vernon is $56,762 with a poverty rate of 21.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $64,600. The median age in Vernon is 38.2 years, 39.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.