Vernon, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Vernon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Vernon had a population of 117 as of July 1, 2015. Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 34.0011 and longitude -118.2109 in Los Angeles County. 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. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2412150) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vernon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Vernondale.

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Vernon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 117
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 96
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 61
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 29
Average Household Size 4.03
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4 (13.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (83.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,069
Average Household Income $78,042
Per Capita Income $19,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.67%
Households 0.67% 0.68%
Families 0.85% 0.85%
Median Household Income   -0.15%
Per Capita Income   0.6%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 1419 7th
Population Density1 # 1468 4th
Diversity Index2 # 794 48th
Median Household Income # 535 65th
Per Capita Income # 1118 27th

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