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Vernon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Vernon had a population of 118 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Vernon is located within South Gate-East Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Vernondale.

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Vernon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 118
Daytime Population: Workers 44,577
Daytime Population: Residents 55
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,632
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 378.24
Population in Households 118
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $65,459
Average Household Income $82,221
Per Capita Income $20,207


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


Total Households 29
Average Household Size 4.07
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.72% 0.83%
Households 0.49% 0.68%
Families 0.62% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.12%

Vernon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1413 7th
Population Density # 1459 4th
Diversity Index # 810 47th
Median Household Income # 555 64th
Per Capita Income # 1163 23rd

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