North Vernon, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 6,727 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 
Males: 3,267  (48.6%)
Females: 3,460  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47265.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,636 (it was $34,244 in 2000)
North Vernon:

$44,636
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,378 (it was $16,836 in 2000)

North Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,236 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
North Vernon:

$107,236
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,690; detached houses: $138,422; townhouses or other attached units: $117,361; in 2-unit structures: $158,761; mobile homes: $71,976

Median gross rent in 2017: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Vernon: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in North Vernon, IN (2017)
    • 6,66392.3%White alone
    • 1842.5%Hispanic
    • 1201.7%Two or more races
    • 1111.5%Black alone
    • 490.7%American Indian alone
    • 190.3%Asian alone

Races in North Vernon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in North Vernon, Indiana as of August 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Vernon is 147 to 1.


Crime rates in North Vernon by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.4)
2
(30.9)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
8
(127.6)
3
(47.8)
2
(29.6)
2
(30.1)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(74.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(30.8)
1
(15.4)
6
(93.6)
2
(31.8)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
3
(43.9)
2
(29.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(92.4)
3
(46.3)
8
(124.9)
8
(127.1)
5
(79.8)
2
(31.9)
2
(29.6)
20
(301.2)
26
(394.0)
15
(219.4)
5
(74.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(631.7)
50
(772.1)
38
(593.1)
44
(699.1)
31
(494.5)
43
(685.4)
56
(828.2)
38
(572.3)
36
(545.5)
19
(277.9)
16
(239.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
268
(4,129)
291
(4,494)
310
(4,838)
219
(3,480)
209
(3,334)
198
(3,156)
217
(3,209)
338
(5,090)
224
(3,394)
158
(2,311)
148
(2,211)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(246.5)
11
(169.9)
10
(156.1)
6
(95.3)
5
(79.8)
14
(223.1)
7
(103.5)
16
(241.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)300.0286.0313.1230.7297.2236.7267.1347.3281.6168.9188.8

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Crime rate in North Vernon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (34.4%), German (18.0%), English (12.2%), Irish (5.2%), Dutch (4.4%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 725 feet

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,533 people per square mile   (low).

North Vernon, Indiana map

62 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $632 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $689 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (49.6 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (54.1 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (223.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vernon, IN (1.3 miles ),
Country Squire Lakes, IN (2.0 miles ),
Hayden, IN (2.5 miles ),
Butlerville, IN (2.6 miles ),
Dupont, IN (3.2 miles ),
Westport, IN (3.5 miles ),
Elizabethtown, IN (3.7 miles ),
Holton, IN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 85.63 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,579 (+35.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,595 (45.7%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in North Vernon, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in North Vernon, IN in 2017
North Vernon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in North Vernon, IN
Historical housing units in North Vernon, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in North Vernon, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in North Vernon, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in North Vernon, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Vernon, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.40
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

North Vernon-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the North Vernon city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from North Vernon center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from North Vernon center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from North Vernon center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from North Vernon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jennings County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in North Vernon:

  • AWS (100 S COUNTY ROAD 265 W)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (113 JENNINGS ST)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES INC (3100 W PRIVATE RD 385 N)
  • ST VINCENT JENNINGS HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 301 HENRY ST)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (153 WHITE OAK WAY)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF NORTH VERNON (1200 O & M AVENUE, PO BOX 640)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT NORTH VERNON (801 NORTH ELM STREET)
  • JENNINGS HEALTHCARE CENTER (701 HENRY ST)
  • DAVITA - NORTH VERNON DIALYSIS CENTER (2340 NORTH STATE HWY 7., STE A)

Airports and heliports located in North Vernon:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Vernon:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 47 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 50 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 54 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Bellarmine University (about 55 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public high school in North Vernon:

Private high school in North Vernon:

Public elementary/middle schools in North Vernon:

Private elementary/middle school in North Vernon:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 215, Location: 209 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in North Vernon:

  • JENNINGS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $541,043; Location: 2375 NORTH STATE HWY 3; 70,795 books; 2,054 audio materials; 5,448 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 186 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Vernon: North Vernon Fire Department Station 1 (A), North Vernon Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Hayden Historical Museum Inc (6715 West County Road 150 North), College Cooperative Southeast (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2375 North State Highway 3), Parks & Recreation Department Of North Vernon (Recreation Areas; 604 N State St), Jennings County Visitor's Center (325 North State Highway 7).

Hotels: Comfort Inn North Vernon (150 Fdr Drive), Comfort Inn (150 Fdr Drive).

Birthplace of: Emil Huhn - Baseball player, Harry Smith (infielder) - Baseball player, Michael Varick - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders).

Jennings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Vernon and their reported violations in the past:

JENNINGS WATER, INC. (Population served: 7,169, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2008)
JENNINGS NORTHWEST REGIONAL UTILITY (Population served: 4,000, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2010)
HAYDEN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,395, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-11-2006 to JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-11-2006 to JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-11-2006 to JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-11-2006 to JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BURNT PINES WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 900, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Intentional no-action (JAN-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2014)
HICKORY MANOR MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 250, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in North Vernon in 2010:

  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in North Vernon in 2000:

  • 129 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in North Vernon (2011 data):

  • Dupont State Bank: North Vernon Branch, Loan & Operations Center Branch, North Vernon Lpo. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $80.2 mil, Deposits: $72.1 mil, headquarters in Dupont, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lea M. Mcmullan Trust
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Union B&T North Vernon Branch at 6 North Madison, branch established on 1932/01/01; North Branch at State Road 3 And 7 North, branch established on 1982/07/16. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: North Vernon Drive-Up Branch at 200 East Walnut Street, branch established on 2007/07/01; North Vernon Main Branch at 200 East Walnut, branch established on 1891/11/21. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • MainSource Bank: North Vernon Branch at 521 North State Street, branch established on 1998/09/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Jackson County Bank: North Vernon Branch at 611 A North State Street, branch established on 1994/12/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $390.0 mil, Deposits: $304.2 mil, headquarters in Seymour, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Southern Indiana
  • Indiana Bank and Trust Company: 1420 N State Street Branch at 1420 North State Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $983.6 mil, Deposits: $871.7 mil, headquarters in Columbus, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Indiana Community Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in North Vernon:

Marital status in North Vernon, IN
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in North Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - North Vernon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Vernon, IN (based on Jennings County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,79325
Mainline Protestant2,85421
Catholic2,2304
Other5782
None18,070-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jennings County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jennings County:

29.7%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jennings County:

13.5%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Vernon:

47.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Vernon:

42.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
North Vernon:

29.3
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Vernon:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Vernon:

34.5%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
North Vernon:

54.1%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Vernon, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$76,669$48,4230$0
Water Supply 13$42,429$39,1650$0
Streets and Highways 11$29,871$32,5870$0
Sewerage 10$37,824$45,3890$0
Firefighters 5$17,028$40,8673$1,145
Solid Waste Management 3$8,649$34,5961$916
Police - Other 2$6,496$38,9761$1,073
Financial Administration 2$9,800$58,8001$1,802
Parks and Recreation 2$6,695$40,1701$1,651
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 67$235,461$42,1727$6,587

North Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,410,000 ($209.60)
    General - Other: $143,000 ($21.26)
    Water Utilities: $87,000 ($12.93)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($2.97)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,224,000 ($181.95)
    Central Staff Services: $1,052,000 ($156.38)
    General - Other: $826,000 ($122.79)
    Water Utilities: $779,000 ($115.80)
    Sewerage: $741,000 ($110.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $399,000 ($59.31)
    Air Transportation: $333,000 ($49.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $270,000 ($40.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $219,000 ($32.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $202,000 ($30.03)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($14.12)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($10.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,206,000 ($179.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,442,000 ($363.01)
    Sewerage: $452,000 ($67.19)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($6.39)
    Air Transportation: $29,000 ($4.31)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($4.31)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($1.19)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $92,000 ($13.68)

North Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,920,000 ($1623.31)
    Air Transportation: $446,000 ($66.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($21.11)
    Other: $88,000 ($13.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($3.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($1.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($5.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $156,000 ($23.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($4.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.30)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,097,000 ($460.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $497,000 ($73.88)
    Other: $290,000 ($43.11)
    General Local Government Support: $223,000 ($33.15)
  • Tax - Property: $4,532,000 ($673.70)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.45)

North Vernon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,156,000 ($4482.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,156,000 ($4482.83)

North Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,879,000 ($1171.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,247,000 ($1969.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,329,000 ($197.56)

6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bartholomew County, IN  1.66% ($42,062 average AGI)
to Jackson County, IN  1.27% ($32,618)
to Decatur County, IN  0.45% ($24,125)
Businesses in North Vernon, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1

Strongest AM radio stations in North Vernon:

  • WNVI (1460 AM; 1 kW; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZB (1390 AM; 1 kW; SEYMOUR, IN)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Vernon:

  • WWWY (106.1 FM; NORTH VERNON, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WJCP (92.7 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: PIERATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKG (101.5 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WJAA (96.3 FM; AUSTIN, IN; Owner: MIDLAND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WXCH (103.1 FM; VERSAILLES, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBI (103.9 FM; BATESVILLE, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WINN (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Vernon:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
North Vernon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of North Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.1mTotal length
  • $4,275,000Total costs
  • 74,019Total average daily traffic
  • 8,403Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,121Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Vernon, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Vernon, IN

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of fire incidents - 213 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in North Vernon, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.3%), and Outside Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Vernon, IN
    • 65851.3%Structure Fires
    • 44634.8%Outside Fires
    • 1179.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 614.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Vernon, IN
Most common first names in North Vernon, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13277.0 years
James10868.1 years
William10474.2 years
Robert10369.8 years
John9975.6 years
Charles9372.7 years
George6376.1 years
Helen5477.1 years
Margaret4274.7 years
Paul4070.3 years
Most common last names in North Vernon, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4472.4 years
Johnson3077.4 years
Day2973.7 years
Miller2979.2 years
Wilson2972.7 years
Taylor2576.4 years
Williams2371.9 years
Davis2379.4 years
Brown2369.4 years
Moore2370.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Vernon, IN
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Vernon, IN
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used


North Vernon compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

North Vernon on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
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