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Vernon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Vernon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 34.0011 and longitude -118.2109. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Vernon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Vernon, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Vernon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Vernondale.

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Vernon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 113
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 4.04
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 29 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4 (13.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (82.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $57,773
Average Household Income $76,743
Per Capita Income $19,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.18%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Vernon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1423 7th
Population Density1 # 1470 4th
Diversity Index2 # 796 48th
Median Household Income # 581 62nd
Per Capita Income # 1099 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.