Vernonia, Oregon Population 2022

2,320
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Vernonia is a city located in Columbia County Oregon. Vernonia has a 2020 population of 2,320. Vernonia is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 7.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,166 in 2010.

The average household income in Vernonia is $64,574 with a poverty rate of 10.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,334 per month, and the median house value is $209,500. The median age in Vernonia is 42.5 years, 44 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Vernonia Demographics

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

  • White: 94.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.38%
  • Native American: 1.16%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Vernonia, Oregon is 2,320 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,320.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,166.

Vernonia, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,04294.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native251.16%
Some Other Race180.83%
Two or More Races733.38%
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Vernonia Population by Race

Vernonia Population Pyramid 2022

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Vernonia Median Age

46


Total

45.6


Male

46.2


Female

Vernonia Adults

There are 1,783 adults, (377 of whom are seniors) in Vernonia.

Vernonia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernonia Sex Ratio

Female

972

45.04%

Male

1,186

54.96%

Vernonia Population by Age

Vernonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernonia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female100%0%
All76.7%23.3%
Married74.7%25.3%
Non Family69.7%30.3%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernonia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8502.5376.7
Married4792.8574.7
Male583.21100
Female593.98100
Non Family2541.4569.7

2.88

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Vernonia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade18010.97%
High School Graduate64539.31%
Some College33820.60%
Associates Degree25015.23%
Bachelors Degree1468.90%
Graduate Degree825.00%
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Vernonia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernonia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race181812
White1,4581,283206
Hispanic12212210
Native American2020
2+ Races3530

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 66.67%.

Vernonia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,300$40,845$32,039
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$43,125$52,955$36,000
Some College$34,266$34,906$26,964
Bachelors Degree$51,771$103,403$50,156
Graduate Degree$58,250$$76,250

$38,300

Average Earnings

$40,845

Average Male

$32,039

Average Female

Vernonia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernonia Language by Age

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Vernonia Language

95.22% of Vernonia residents speak only English, while 4.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Vernonia Language

Vernonia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,93219510.09%
OtherNaN%
Multiple732432.88%
Hispanic1442215.28%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.44%

Male Poverty Rate

11.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernonia is White, with 10.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernonia is Hispanic, with 15.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Vernonia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.00%
High School8.22%
Some College4.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%

Vernonia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.93%
Male Unemployed3.23%
Female Employed5.03%
Female Unemployed1.49%

Vernonia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernonia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,402$69,232
Families$71,071$79,387
Married Families$85,265-
Non Families$32,250$41,809
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Income by Household Type

Vernonia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernonia Married by Age and Sex

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Vernonia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vernonia Marital Status by Race

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Vernonia Marital Status

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136

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War20
Vietnam66
Korea5
World War II5

Vernonia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 5427
55 to 6425
65 to 7450
75+27

Vernonia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1247.35%
Other Race15.56%
2+ Races1118.97%

Vernonia Veterans by Race

Vernonia Veterans by Education

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7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernonia Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Vernonia Employment by Age

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Vernonia Employment by Race

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Vernonia 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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49.30%

Born in Vernonia

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Vernonia residents were born in the United States, with 49.30% having been born in Oregon. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Vernonia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1660.00%
20112,164-2-0.09%
20122,154-10-0.46%
20132,136-18-0.84%
20142,1360.00%
20152,13930.14%
20162,198592.76%
20172,238401.82%
20182,268301.34%
20192,281130.57%
20202,294130.57%
20212,307130.57%
20222,320130.56%

Vernonia Population by Year