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People

Total Population 2,202
Male Share of the Population 43.7%
Female Share of the Population 56.3%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 789
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,945
% Above Poverty Level 68.9%
% Below Poverty Level 31.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $418
Median House Value $75,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 5.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Vernon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lamar
Standard Zip Codes 35592
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.756
Longitude -88.108

Vernon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VERNON 2 N
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60 inches
Station FAYETTE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station ABERDEEN
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaverton 273 $62,500
Belk 289 $30,000
Fayette 4,523 $35,893
Kennedy 412 $40,417
Millport 1,070 $42,500
Sulligent 1,956 $36,909

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Vernon Public Libraries

Library
Mary Wallace Cobb Memorial Library
110 FIRST AVE. W
Vernon, Alabama
(205) 695-6123

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Vernon High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LAMAR COUNTY HIGH-INTERMEDIATE
8990 HIGHWAY 18
205-695-7717
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 713 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

VERNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8990 HIGHWAY 18 WEST
205-695-7717
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 315 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

LAMAR COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY
43880 HWY 17 SOUTH
205-695-7129
A Vocational School

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