Vernon, Texas Population 2022

9,894
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Vernon is a city located in Wilbarger County Texas. Vernon has a 2020 population of 9,894. It is also the county seat of Wilbarger County. Vernon is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,078 in 2010.

The average household income in Vernon is $56,762 with a poverty rate of 17.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $69,400. The median age in Vernon is 38.2 years, 39.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Vernon Demographics

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

  • White: 69.83%
  • Black or African American: 10.73%
  • Two or more races: 10.01%
  • Other race: 6.37%
  • Native American: 1.74%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vernon, Texas is 9,894 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,078.

Vernon, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201013,5090.00%
201113,452-57-0.42%
201213,289-163-1.23%
201313,204-85-0.64%
201412,988-216-1.66%
201513,055670.51%
201612,880-175-1.36%
201712,683-197-1.55%
201812,777940.74%
201912,769-8-0.06%
202012,761-8-0.06%
202112,753-8-0.06%

Vernon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,03769.83%
Black or African American1,08110.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1751.74%
Asian1341.33%
Some Other Race6426.37%
Two or More Races1,00910.01%
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Vernon Population by Race

Vernon Population Pyramid 2022

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Vernon Median Age

36.6


Total

36.5


Male

37


Female

Vernon Adults

There are 7,650 adults, (1,551 of whom are seniors) in Vernon.

Vernon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Sex Ratio

Female

5,283

52.42%

Male

4,795

47.58%

Vernon Population by Age

Vernon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.1%6.9%
Married65.3%34.7%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female38.6%61.4%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1602.3656.9
Married1,7162.9565.3
Male1302.5993.1
Female5804.2838.6
Non Family1,7341.151.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Vernon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6349.18%
9th to 12th Grade79211.47%
High School Graduate2,47435.83%
Some College1,68424.39%
Associates Degree4456.44%
Bachelors Degree72010.43%
Graduate Degree1562.26%
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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
White3,9423,250732
Other Race44031360
Native American15914610
Hispanic2,0041,446118
Black66057416
2+ Races60243110
Asian9127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.57%.

Vernon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,888$32,958$27,426
Less Than 9th Grade$19,986$30,221$14,109
High School Graduate$26,366$25,217$27,218
Some College$32,807$36,859$30,536
Bachelors Degree$39,256$70,365$38,199
Graduate Degree$36,667$$36,510

$28,888

Average Earnings

$32,958

Average Male

$27,426

Average Female

Vernon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Language by Age

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Vernon Language

79.39% of Vernon residents speak only English, while 20.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.35% of the population.

Vernon Language

Vernon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,04429127.87%
Native1754626.29%
Hispanic3,28862318.95%
Multiple97617217.62%
White5,06782616.30%
Other121NaN%

17.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.00%

Male Poverty Rate

18.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon is Black, with 27.87% 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 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.86%.

Vernon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.34%
High School22.70%
Some College4.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.79%
Male Unemployed87.12%
Female Employed4.91%
Female Unemployed54.89%

Vernon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,315$53,498
Families$46,580$62,592
Married Families$62,358-
Non Families$25,000$34,353
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Income by Household Type

Vernon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Vernon Marital Status by Race

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Vernon Marital Status

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696

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War223
First Gulf War137
Vietnam328
Korea35
World War II

Vernon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3476
35 to 54239
55 to 64104
65 to 74201
75+76

Vernon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5059.36%
Black699.13%
Native American2314.47%
Other Race6513.51%
2+ Races344.68%
Hispanic1838.06%

Vernon Veterans by Race

Vernon Veterans by Education

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7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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69.92%

Born in Vernon

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

4.01%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Vernon residents were born in the United States, with 69.92% having been born in Texas. 4.01% 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
18902,8570.00%
19103,1953380.56%
19205,1421,9474.87%
19309,1373,9955.92%
19409,2771400.15%
195012,6513,3743.15%
196012,141-510-0.41%
197011,454-687-0.58%
198012,6951,2411.03%
199012,001-694-0.56%
200011,660-341-0.29%
201011,002-658-0.58%
201110,910-92-0.84%
201210,818-92-0.84%
201310,726-92-0.85%
201410,634-92-0.86%
201510,542-92-0.87%
201610,450-92-0.87%
201710,358-92-0.88%
201810,266-92-0.89%
201910,174-92-0.90%
202010,078-96-0.94%
20219,986-92-0.91%
20229,894-92-0.92%

Vernon Population by Year