For population 25 years and over in Vernon:
For population 15 years and over in Vernon town:
1,837 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, CT (5.2 miles , pop. 54,740).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (78.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (109.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Rockville, CT (1.4 miles ), South Windsor, CT (2.2 miles ), Ellington, CT (2.2 miles ), Bolton, CT (2.3 miles ), Central Manchester, CT (2.3 miles ), Manchester, CT (2.3 miles ), Tolland, CT (2.4 miles ), Broad Brook, CT (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 72.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Vernon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 65 (52 officers).
Work and jobs in Vernon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Vernon, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Vernon-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/3/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Vernon town center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from Vernon center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Vernon center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tolland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Romanowski - Football player, Jim Penders - Baseball coach, Kevin Ridel - Alternative rock musician, Martin Gagne - College basketball player (Connecticut Huskies).
Hospitals/medical centers in Vernon:
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Local government website: www.munic.state.ct.us/VERNON/vernon.htm
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Vernon:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.392. This is significantly worse than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.434. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Vernon and their reported violations in the past:NATURAL PARK APARTMENTS, LLC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VERNON CITGO/FOUR PS SERVICE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:VALLEY FALLS PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Vernon in 2010:
People in group quarters in Vernon in 2000:
Vernon compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Vernon (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Vernon town (based on Tolland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,619 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($334 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,038 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($270 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Vernon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 48See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vernon, CT
Total length: 193 meters (633ft)
Total costs: $70,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,102,443
Total average daily truck traffic: 121,201
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vernon, CT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vernon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vernon)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 426 patent applications in 2008-2014.