Vernon, Florida

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Population in 2017: 678 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 342  (50.5%)
Females: 336  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32462.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,690 (it was $21,176 in 2000)
Vernon:

$28,690
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,428 (it was $11,869 in 2000)

Vernon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,607 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Vernon:

$108,607
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $330,377; detached houses: $147,310; mobile homes: $772,875

Median gross rent in 2017: $754.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vernon: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.5%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.2% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Vernon, FL (2017)
    • 61677.0%White alone
    • 9812.3%Black alone
    • 324.0%Asian alone
    • 131.6%Two or more races
    • 121.5%American Indian alone
    • 81.0%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Vernon, Florida as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vernon is 60 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (70.4%), Irish (3.4%), German (1.9%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 47 feet

Land area: 4.72 square miles.

Population density: 144 people per square mile   (very low).

Vernon, Florida map

40 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).

This city:

5.0%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $690 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $558 (0.6%)

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

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

3.5%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Vernon, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.6%)
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.1%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Vernon, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.1%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Vernon, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

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 Vernon 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 Vernon 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 Vernon 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 the city 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 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 Washington County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, 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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Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Vernon:

Marital status in Vernon, FL
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Vernon:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vernon, FL (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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.
Florida:

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

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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
Sewerage 1$2,136$25,6320$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,095$25,1400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$8,542$25,6260$0

Vernon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $992,000 ($1463.13)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $193,000 ($284.66)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($249.26)
    Water Utilities: $169,000 ($249.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($126.84)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($94.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($38.35)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($32.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($22.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $217,000 ($320.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($4.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $101,000 ($148.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($26.55)

Vernon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $181,000 ($266.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($87.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $561,000 ($827.43)
    Other: $213,000 ($314.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $56,000 ($82.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($35.40)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $181,000 ($266.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($106.19)
    General Local Government Support: $65,000 ($95.87)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($88.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $44,000 ($64.90)
    Property: $38,000 ($56.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($54.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($14.75)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.47)

Vernon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,318,000 ($1943.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,002,000 ($1477.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000 ($548.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,000 ($82.60)

Vernon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000 ($370.21)

8.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Florida average:

7.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bay County, FL  2.59% ($37,304 average AGI)
from Holmes County, FL  0.96% ($34,708)
from Jackson County, FL  0.91% ($28,353)


7.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
Florida average:

6.59%

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 Bay County, FL  2.29% ($30,341 average AGI)
to Holmes County, FL  1.23% ($27,626)
to Jackson County, FL  1.01% ($29,867)

Businesses in Vernon, FL

  • Kroger: 1

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 15, 2016 11:00 AM, Sr-79, Lat: 30.476389, Lon: -85.845336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 14, 1980 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 81.4mTotal length
  • 34,561Total average daily traffic
  • 3,162Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,208Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vernon, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vernon, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Vernon)

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 11/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2003, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2005, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: Thomas G Brooks Jr, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Certifier: Thomas B Brooks Jr, Registrant: State Of Florida, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500, Phone: (850) 488-2810, Fax: (850) 922-5330

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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: 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/30/2024, Certifier: Chris Negron, Registrant: Southern Light, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0144, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 11/24/2027, Certifier: Eugene G Brauer Sr, Registrant: Eugene G Brauer Sr, 4281 Shell Landing Rd, Vernon, FL 32462-3882
  • 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: 04/06/2017, Expiration Date: 04/10/2027, Certifier: Gary M Metcalf, Registrant: Gary M Metcalf, 3654 Metcalf Rd, Vernon, FL 32462
  • Call Sign: KN4MYH, Licensee ID: L02188719, Grant Date: 06/11/2018, Expiration Date: 06/11/2028, Certifier: Dennis S Primm, Registrant: Dennis S Primm, 3459 Roche Ave, Vernon, FL 32462

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3476F , Serial Number: 18257476, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3738 Homes Valley Rd, Vernon, FL 32425

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 37 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Vernon, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vernon, FL
    • 11045.6%Outside Fires
    • 9037.3%Structure Fires
    • 2510.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 166.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vernon, FL
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vernon, FL
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vernon, FL
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Vernon compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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