Vernon, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 122.
Males: 12  (10.0%)
Females: 110  (90.0%)
Median resident age:  32.9 years
Arizona median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 85940

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,685
Vernon:

$34,685
AZ:

$53,558

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,415

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,800
Vernon:

$72,800
AZ:

$205,900
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  • Races in Vernon, AZ (2010)

    Vernon races chart
    • 10384.4%White alone
    • 119.0%American Indian alone
    • 32.5%Two or more races
    • 32.5%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vernon: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 6915 feet

For population 25 years and over in Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Vernon CDP:

  • Never married: 79.5%
  • Now married: 20.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Vernon, Arizona as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Vernon to the number of sex offenders is 8 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (117.6 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Mesa, AZ (131.7 miles , pop. 396,375).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (145.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Pinetop Country Club, AZ (3.9 miles ), McNary, AZ (3.9 miles ), Concho, AZ (4.0 miles) , Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ (4.2 miles ), White Mountain Lake, AZ (4.2 miles ), Hondah, AZ (4.2 miles ), Lake of the Woods, AZ (4.3 miles ), Wagon Wheel, AZ (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 109.69 W

Vernon household income distribution Vernon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.3%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arizona state average. It is 301% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 391.1 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 385.2 miles away from Vernon center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 352.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 366.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 357.0 miles away from Vernon center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 532.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Apache County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 99 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Coconino Community College (about 128 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • Northern Arizona University (about 129 miles; Flagstaff, AZ; FT enrollment: 22,494)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 131 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 132 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Scottsdale Community College (about 137 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale (about 138 miles; Scottsdale, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,123)

Public school in Vernon:

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Notable location: Vernon Public Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.3%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.8
Arizona average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vernon CDP (based on Apache County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other15,37735
Catholic15,00013
Evangelical Protestant3,83473
Mainline Protestant71511
None36,592-
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: 11
Apache County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Apache County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

14.2%

9.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Arizona average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McKinley County, NM  1.96% ($25,450 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.72% ($30,479)
from Navajo County, AZ  1.55% ($27,807)


9.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($106 average AGI)
Apache County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McKinley County, NM  2.04% ($23,221 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.53% ($29,666)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.35% ($27,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vernon:

  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVSL (1450 AM; 1 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJI (1270 AM; 5 kW; HOLBROOK, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF HOLBROOK, L.L.C.)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vernon:

  • KWKM (95.7 FM; ST. JOHNS, AZ; Owner: KM RADIO OF ST. JOHNS, L.L.C.)
  • KTHQ (92.5 FM; EAGAR, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KRFM (96.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KNAA (90.7 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KSNX (93.5 FM; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KQAZ (101.7 FM; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Myoung H Bae, 6.8 Km Northwest Of State Route 61 (Lat: 34.400278 Lon: -109.764528), Type: 405.1, Overall height: 405.1 m, Registrant: 8476740864, Kevinb66@nsweb.Com, 3654 WEST JARVIS AVENUE
  • Myoung H Bae, 6.8 Km Northwest Of State Route 61 (Lat: 34.400278 Lon: -109.764528), Type: 405.1, Overall height: 405.1 m, Registrant: 8476740864, Kevinb66@nsweb.Com, 3654 WEST JARVIS AVENUE
  • Kevin J Bae, 6.8 Km Northwest Of State Route 61 (Lat: 34.400278 Lon: -109.764528), Type: 405.1, Overall height: 405.1 m, Registrant: 8476740864, Kevinb66@nsweb.Com, 3654 WEST JARVIS AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: WPYX488
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.605 MHz, 159.690 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: Walter E RaabeRegistrant: Arizona Wireless & Radio, Inc., Flagstaff, AZ 86003-0007, Phone: (928) 526-6000, Fax: (928) 774-5584, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • VERNON, Lat: 34.271417 Lon: -109.689722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQON266
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Guy TurleyRegistrant: Americas Communications LLC, 3702 E Roeser Rd Ste 5, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • Cerro Montoso, Top Of Cerro Montoso Mtn. 6.5 Miles East Of (Lat: 34.273667 Lon: -109.576472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQUF964
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Certifier: Chris W CampbellRegistrant: Salt River Project Ai & Pd, M/S: Pbf200, Phoenix, AZ 85072-2025, Phone: (602) 236-8924, Fax: (602) 236-8560, Email:
  • CERRO, Top Of Cerro Montoso Mtn, 6.5 Miles East Of (Lat: 34.272556 Lon: -109.577556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQVH301
    Assigned Frequencies: 6887.50 MHz, 6887.50 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6887.50 MHz, 6887.50 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz... (+62 more)Grant Date: 02/11/2015, Expiration Date: 02/11/2025, Certifier: Pat BarringerRegistrant: Govnet, 7835 E. Mcclain Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Phone: (602) 850-4450, Fax: (480) 424-1470, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

OJO BONITO ESTATES DWID (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Vernon compared to Arizona state average:

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