Vernon, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Vernon, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Vernon had a population of 122 as of July 1, 2018. Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 38.8014 and longitude -89.0896 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 515 feet.

The Village of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2400061) 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 Township of Patoka, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion 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, 2018.

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Vernon, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 122
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 105
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 134
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $53,158
Average Household Income $66,804
Per Capita Income $27,556


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $127,778
Average Home Value $167,308


Total Households 57
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.67% -0.5%
Households -0.42% -0.35%
Families 2.59% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Vernon, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1291 6th
Population Density # 1325 3rd
Diversity Index # 1247 8th
Median Household Income # 747 45th
Per Capita Income # 694 49th

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