Vernon, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vernon, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Vernon had a population of 1,272 as of July 1, 2016. Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 43.0792 and longitude -75.5386 in Oneida County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oneida County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2391184) 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.

The Village of Vernon is located within Town of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Oneida 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vernon: Ska-nu-sunk, Skunaudowa.

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Vernon, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,272
Population in Households 1,260
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,345
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $119,444
Average Home Value $126,773


Median Household Income $43,015
Average Household Income $56,538
Per Capita Income $25,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 0.82%
Households 1.34% 0.8%
Families 1.17% 0.69%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 761 36th
Population Density1 # 592 51st
Diversity Index2 # 897 25th
Median Household Income # 1004 16th
Per Capita Income # 828 31st

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