Vernon, Alabama

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Population in 2022: 1,863 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.1%
 
Males: 825  (44.3%)
Females: 1,038  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Alabama median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 35592.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $37,391 (it was $27,344 in 2000)
Vernon:

$37,391
AL:

$59,674

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,255 (it was $14,784 in 2000)

Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $149,723 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Vernon:

$149,723
AL:

$200,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $138,238; detached houses: $142,215; mobile homes: $45,549

Median gross rent in 2022: $462.

March 2022 cost of living index in Vernon: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 30.0%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.6% for Black residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vernon, AL (2022)
    • 1,27069.9%White alone
    • 48226.5%Black alone
    • 442.4%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Asian alone



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Vernon, Alabama as of April 22, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vernon is 135 to 1.


Crime rates in Vernon by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(109.0)
2
(109.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(53.6)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(106.6)
3
(159.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.8)
2
(109.0)
9
(492.3)
5
(272.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
8
(398.0)
4
(202.8)
1
(51.5)
6
(308.3)
3
(157.1)
4
(213.2)
3
(159.5)
1
(53.7)
6
(326.3)
6
(327.0)
11
(601.8)
6
(327.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(53.6)
19
(950.0)
18
(895.5)
13
(659.2)
5
(257.7)
6
(308.3)
7
(366.5)
3
(159.9)
6
(319.0)
8
(429.9)
10
(543.8)
25
(1,362)
29
(1,586)
38
(2,073)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(53.6)
1
(50.0)
3
(149.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(154.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.8)
4
(218.0)
9
(492.3)
3
(163.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
1
(52.4)
1
(53.3)
1
(53.2)
1
(53.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index17.195.5105.540.641.875.029.842.655.821.075.0203.8331.0173.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Vernon, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 9 (9 officers - 9 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.92
Alabama average:

2.40
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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), English (9.6%), European (7.2%), American (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), British (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 304 feet

Land area: 5.92 square miles.

Population density: 315 people per square mile   (very low).

Vernon, Alabama map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $589 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $422 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (50.5 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (76.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (505.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sulligent, AL (3.1 miles ),
Gattman, MS (3.4 miles),
Belk, AL (3.6 miles ),
Beaverton, AL (3.6 miles ),
Caledonia, MS (3.7 miles ),
Millport, AL (3.7 miles ),
Kennedy, AL (3.8 miles ),
Fayette, AL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Vernon, AL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Vernon, AL in 2022

Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Vernon, AL residents
Average permit cost in Vernon, AL
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.9%
Alabama:

2.6%
Most common industries in Vernon, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (16.0%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (18.3%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Wood products (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Machinery (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Vernon, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Vernon, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Vernon, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Vernon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Vernon city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 1/10/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 15.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Vernon center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from Vernon center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.6 miles away from Vernon center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from the city 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 Lamar County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 11, Floods: 10, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Vernon:

  • LAMAR REGIONAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 507 FIFTH STREET SW P O BOX 308)
  • LAMAR COUNTY HOME CARE (300 SPRINGFIELD ROAD)
  • LAMAR HOME CARE INC (131 1ST AVENUE NW, SUITE B)
  • GENERATIONS OF VERNON, LLC (1050 CONVALESCENT ROAD)

Airports located in Vernon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:

  • Mississippi University for Women (about 26 miles; Columbus, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,565)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 40 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Mississippi State University (about 45 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 49 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • The University of Alabama (about 50 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 55 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 68 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)

Public high schools in Vernon:

  • LAMAR CO HIGH-INTERMEDIATE (Students: 662, Location: 8990 HIGHWAY 18, Grades: 4-12)
  • LAMAR CO SCH OF TECH (Location: 43880 HWY 17 SOUTH, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Vernon:

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Library in Vernon:

  • VERNON - MARY WALLACE COBB MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,546; Location: 110 FIRST AVENUE WEST; 11,940 books; 153 audio materials; 201 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lamar County School District website that includes links to most of the districts schools is www.lamarcountyschools.net

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vernon: Lamar County Courthouse (A), Vernon Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vernon include: Pine Grove Church (A), Eastside Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lamar Memory Gardens (1), Vernon Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Vernon: George Bell Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Vernon Inn Motel (44554 Highway 17).

Birthplace of: Terry Moore (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Dixie McArthur - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Lamar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LAMAR COUNTY WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Population served: 6,150, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-27-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Vernon in 2000:

  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in state prisons
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Vernon (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Vernon: Westside Branch at 9435 Highway 18, branch established on 1969/08/25; The Bank Of Vernon at 44825 Highway 17, branch established on 1911/11/11. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $154.2 mil, Deposits: $132.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Vernon Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: Vernon Branch at 101 South Pond Street, branch established on 1991/03/07; at 315 Columbus Avenue Nw, branch established on 1977/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $92.7 mil, Deposits: $73.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Southern Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Vernon:

Marital status in Vernon, AL
  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Vernon
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vernon, AL (based on Lamar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,90268
Black Protestant1,0857
Mainline Protestant1,05515
None3,522-
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: 4
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lamar County:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lamar County:

16.5%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vernon:

48.5%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vernon:

45.2%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vernon:

23.3%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vernon:

19.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vernon:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vernon:

41.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Vernon:

52.7%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Vernon:

78.2%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vernon, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 10$28,462$34,1540$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$68,125$90,8330$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,870$77,22013$28,993
Other and Unallocable 1$5,676$68,1120$0
Local Libraries 1$2,418$29,0164$3,364
Firefighters 0$0 72$28,927
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$7,967
Totals for Government 23$117,551$61,33193$69,251

Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $211,000 ($113.26)
    Water Utilities: $127,000 ($68.17)
    Sewerage: $111,000 ($59.58)
    Electric Utilities: $86,000 ($46.16)
    Gas Utilities: $71,000 ($38.11)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,571,000 ($1916.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $628,000 ($337.09)
    Police Protection: $588,000 ($315.62)
    Gas Utilities: $543,000 ($291.47)
    Regular Highways: $433,000 ($232.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $418,000 ($224.37)
    General - Other: $392,000 ($210.41)
    Water Utilities: $357,000 ($191.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $325,000 ($174.45)
    Sewerage: $299,000 ($160.49)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($43.48)
    Correctional Institutions: $50,000 ($26.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $48,000 ($25.76)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($20.93)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($20.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $38,000 ($20.40)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($16.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($15.57)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($13.42)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($10.20)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $240,000 ($128.82)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $79,000 ($42.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $126,000 ($67.63)
    General - Other: $108,000 ($57.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $683,000 ($366.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($21.47)

Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $479,000 ($257.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $458,000 ($245.84)
    Sewerage: $443,000 ($237.79)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($9.13)
    Other: $13,000 ($6.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($8.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($59.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $86,000 ($46.16)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($17.18)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($4.83)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($4.29)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,189,000 ($2248.52)
    Gas Utilities: $656,000 ($352.12)
    Water Utilities: $502,000 ($269.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $134,000 ($71.93)
    Highways: $45,000 ($24.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,768,000 ($949.01)
    Property: $620,000 ($332.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $164,000 ($88.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $95,000 ($50.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $57,000 ($30.60)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $44,000 ($23.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($19.32)
    Other License: $13,000 ($6.98)

Vernon government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,562,000 ($4595.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,917,000 ($4249.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $645,000 ($346.22)

Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,408,000 ($755.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,079,000 ($1652.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,700,000 ($912.51)
Businesses in Vernon, AL
NameCountNameCount
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLDX (990 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: THOMLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WACR-FM (103.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: T & W COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Vernon:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Vernon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Vernon fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 2003 01:30 PM, Sr-18, Lat: 33.748520, Lon: -88.136900, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 2001 11:40 AM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 1999 05:00 AM, Sr-18, Lat: 33.748520, Lon: -88.136900, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1998 04:54 PM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 95.8mTotal length
  • $31,464,000Total costs
  • 36,145Total average daily traffic
  • 2,674Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,886Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vernon, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vernon, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vernon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Vernon, AL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vernon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL 114 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 128 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 114TS, N114TS, N-114TS, Serial Number: 14367, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): D & G LLC, Po Box 160, Vernon, AL 35592
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/30/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 182SX, N182SX, N-182SX, Serial Number: R18202025, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Hattaway Aviation LLC, Po Box 797, Vernon, AL 35592
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8833Z, N8833Z, N-8833Z, Serial Number: 17255483, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2014
    Registrant (Individual): John P Murphy, 481 County Road 9, Vernon, AL 35592
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/10/2017

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Vernon, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.4%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vernon, AL
    • 6546.4%Outside Fires
    • 4733.6%Structure Fires
    • 1812.9%Other
    • 107.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vernon, AL
Most common first names in Vernon, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6971.2 years
John5774.6 years
William4974.6 years
Mary4879.1 years
Robert2971.0 years
Annie2879.2 years
Willie2378.7 years
Ruby2082.6 years
George1878.0 years
Thomas1877.3 years
Most common last names in Vernon, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pennington6778.5 years
Johnson3976.6 years
Smith3274.9 years
Perkins2774.9 years
Moore2583.1 years
Wheeler2374.6 years
Reeves2271.2 years
Hankins2279.9 years
Rector2176.4 years
Price2079.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vernon, AL
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 34.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vernon, AL
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 37.6%Utility gas


Vernon compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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