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Population in 2014: 671 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 313  (46.7%)
Females: 358  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32462.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,821 (it was $21,176 in 2000)
Vernon:

$29,821
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,164 (it was $11,869 in 2000)

Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,531 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Vernon:

$61,531
FL:

$153,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $775.

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  • Races in Vernon, FL (2013)

    Vernon races chart
    • 89660.2%White alone
    • 28419.1%Black alone
    • 23015.4%Two or more races
    • 453.0%Hispanic
    • 171.1%Asian alone
    • 90.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vernon: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.9%), Irish (9.4%), German (8.5%), English (5.0%), French (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 47 feet

Land area: 4.72 square miles.

Population density: 142 people per square mile   (very low).

Vernon,FL real estate house value index trend

Vernon, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vernon city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

40 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $508 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $309 (0.6%)

Vernon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (45.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (124.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (581.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Wausau, FL (2.7 miles ), Bonifay, FL (3.4 miles ), Caryville, FL (3.5 miles ), Westville, FL (3.6 miles ), Chipley, FL (3.9 miles ), Ponce de Leon, FL (3.9 miles ), Ebro, FL (4.0 miles ), Redbay, FL (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 30.62 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Area code: 850

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

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Vernon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Vernon, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vernon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.2 miles away from the Vernon city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vernon-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from Vernon center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.2 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.9 miles away from Vernon center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.8 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 Washington County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vernon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vernon:

  • BONIFAY NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • BONIFAY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • BONIFAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (SNU) (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)

Amtrak station near Vernon:

  • 16 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:

  • Gulf Coast State College (about 31 miles; Panama City, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 46 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 48 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 51 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 73 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 83 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Troy University (about 83 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)

Public high school in Vernon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Vernon:

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

Church in Vernon: Shiloh Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Pippin Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 48.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.3%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.5% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
38 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Florida average:

12.2

Vernon travel time to work - commute Vernon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vernon city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,47742
Black Protestant1,2518
Mainline Protestant7147
Catholic3252
Other-1
None15,129-
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: 3
Washington County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Washington County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Washington County:

7.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

29.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vernon:

47.3%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Vernon:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vernon:

22.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vernon:

11.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vernon:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Vernon:

34.3%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Vernon:

55.3%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Vernon:

77.7%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vernon, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$4,311$25,8660$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,095$25,1400$0
Sewerage 1$2,136$25,6320$0
Totals for Government 4$8,542$25,6260$0

Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $156,000 ($232.49)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($154.99)
    Regular Highways: $82,000 ($122.21)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($74.52)
    Fire Protection: $50,000 ($74.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($62.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($50.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $107,000 ($159.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($152.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $82,000 ($122.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($117.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $65,000 ($96.87)
    All Other: $54,000 ($80.48)
    Highways: $5,000 ($7.45)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $54,000 ($80.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,000 ($70.04)
    Property: $23,000 ($34.28)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.49)

Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $170,000 ($253.35)

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Florida average:

7.97%

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 Bay County, FL  2.26% ($31,235 average AGI)
from Jackson County, FL  0.94% ($34,014)
from Holmes County, FL  0.93% ($30,706)


8.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.60%
Florida average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, FL  2.62% ($29,803 average AGI)
to Holmes County, FL  0.83% ($25,033)
to Jackson County, FL  0.62% ($28,717)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vernon:

  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSW (89.1 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; DOGWOOD LAKES ESTATE, FL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Vernon:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPCT (Channel 46; PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17CG (Channel 17; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • W14CN (Channel 14; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WFSG (Channel 56; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF FLORIDA)
  • WPCY-LP (Channel 26; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • W36BU (Channel 36; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)

Vernon fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2000 01:00 PM, Cr-279, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1997 07:30 AM, Sr-277, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1984 03:15 AM, 279, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 14, 1980 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 68m223ftTotal length
  • 17,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,710Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,017Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Scott R Fansler, 2729 Highway 79 (Lat: 30.641194 Lon: -85.700917), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Richard J Byrne, 2729 Highway 79 (Lat: 30.641194 Lon: -85.700917), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Scott R Fansler, 2729 Highway 79 (Lat: 30.641194 Lon: -85.700917), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 5188576933, Scott.Fansler@nextelpartners.Com, 8 AIRLINE DRIVE, SUITE 105
  • Edward G Roach, 2729 Highway 79 (Lat: 30.641194 Lon: -85.700917), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: 9194695559, Enicholds@towerco.Com, 100 TOWERVIEW COURT
  • Russ Azar, 4112 Jackson Community Road (Lat: 30.538833 Lon: -85.838139), Type: 82.6, Structure height: 12133 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Registrant: 4047872984, Russ.Azar@awsolutionsinc.Com, 2011 GEES MILL ROAD
  • Russ Azar, 4112 Jackson Community Road (Lat: 30.538944 Lon: -85.837694), Type: 82.6, Structure height: 12133 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Registrant: 4047872984, Russ.Azar@awsolutionsinc.Com, 2011 GEES MILL ROAD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • .9 Mi Ese Of Int Hwy 79 & Hwy 279 On Hwy 279 (Lat: 30.617694 Lon: -85.701333), Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: WNAE498, Licensee ID: L00001437
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz, 39.1800 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 11/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2003Registrant: State Of Florida, 2740 Centerview Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32399, Phone: (904) 488-1900
  • Int Hwy 79 & 277 (Lat: 30.627139 Lon: -85.709944), Call Sign: WYY991
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz, 155.745 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 27kms S Of 110 On Sr79 (Lat: 30.519639 Lon: -85.662417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPEK392, Licensee ID: L00755230
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1600 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: Thomas G Brooks JrRegistrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blair Stone Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (850) 488-2810, Fax: (850) 922-5330
  • 27 Kms S Of 110 On Sr79 (Lat: 30.519639 Lon: -85.662417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WPEK396, Licensee ID: L00755230
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.4200 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Certifier: Thomas B Brooks JrRegistrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (850) 488-2810, Fax: (850) 922-5330

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VZW VERNON, 2729 Highway 79 (Lat: 30.641194 Lon: -85.700917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQUW439, Licensee ID: L01852059
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/30/2024, Certifier: Chris NegronRegistrant: Southern Light, LLC, 156 St. Anthony Street, Mobile, AL 36603, Phone: (251) 662-1170, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4MOR, Grant Date: 04/07/1992, Expiration Date: 04/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2004, Registrant: Robert R Wells, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: KF4NMB, Licensee ID: L00283298, Grant Date: 11/25/1996, Expiration Date: 11/25/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2004, Registrant: Thomas E Masaitis, 3955 River Road, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: N4SJY, Licensee ID: L01318745, Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Certifier: Eugene G Brauer Sr, Registrant: Eugene G Brauer Sr, 4281 Shell Landing Rd, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: KI4CBC, Licensee ID: L00734430, Grant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 08/25/2023, Certifier: Brent T Merrill, Registrant: Brent T Merrill, 3982d Creek Rd, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: N4TEM, Previous Call Sign: KF4NMB, Licensee ID: L00283298, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/30/2024, Certifier: Thomas E Masaitis, Registrant: Thomas E Masaitis, 3551 River Road, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: KB3OXO, Licensee ID: L01267525, Grant Date: 04/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/10/2017, Certifier: Gary M Metcalf, Registrant: Gary M Metcalf, 3654 Metcalf Rd, Vernon, FL 32462

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2626T , Serial Number: 2806, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Fisher Aviation LLC, 2513 Highway 79, Vernon, FL 32462

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vernon that have no violations reported:

  • QUICK STOP #7 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Vernon

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Most common first names in Vernon, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3869.0 years
William2668.9 years
John2474.4 years
Mary2374.7 years
Robert2072.1 years
Annie1181.5 years
Henry975.9 years
Joseph977.9 years
Charlie982.2 years
George975.2 years
Most common last names in Vernon, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brock2875.2 years
Brown1772.7 years
Miller1479.2 years
Jackson1369.6 years
Potter1281.5 years
Williams1174.3 years
Ward1178.2 years
Cook1079.2 years
Sheffield1076.3 years
Smith979.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Vernon, FL

  • Kroger: 1

Vernon compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.