Vernon Valley, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 1,626. Population change since 2000: -6.4%
Males: 898  (55.2%)
Females: 728  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07418.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,576 (it was $74,943 in 2000)
Vernon Valley:

$72,576
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,409 (it was $23,801 in 2000)

Vernon Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $260,401 (it was $154,900 in 2000)
Vernon Valley:

$260,401
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $303,150; Detached houses: $307,299
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  • Races in Vernon Valley, NJ (2010)

    Vernon Valley races chart
    • 1,49992.2%White alone
    • 794.9%Hispanic
    • 251.5%Two or more races
    • 201.2%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Vernon Valley: 123.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (20.8%), Irish (20.2%), German (15.6%), Dutch (4.9%), English (4.8%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile   (low).

Vernon Valley,NJ real estate house value index trend

Vernon Valley, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Vernon Valley:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vernon Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

57 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe).

This place:

4.2%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $6,525 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,433 (2.5%)

Vernon Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ramapo, NY (22.2 miles , pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (37.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (41.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Vernon Center, NJ (1.7 miles ), Highland Lake, NJ (2.0 miles ), Unionville, NY (2.5 miles ), Sussex borough, NJ (2.6 miles ), Warwick, NY (2.6 miles ), Hamburg borough, NJ (2.7 miles ), Minisink, NY (2.8 miles ), Franklin borough, NJ (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 74.48 W

Vernon Valley household income distribution Vernon Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Vernon Valley, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vernon Valley-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Vernon Valley place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 20.0 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vernon Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from Vernon Valley center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 307.3 miles away from Vernon Valley center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vernon Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vernon Valley:

  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL/SUSSEX (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SUSSEX, NJ)
  • SCHERVIER PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WARWICK, NY)
  • MILFORD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST MILFORD, NJ)
  • MILFORD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST MILFORD, NJ)
  • MILFORD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST NEW MILFORD, NJ)
  • ELANT AT GOSHEN INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GOSHEN, NY)
  • GLEN ARDEN INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GOSHEN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon Valley:

  • Orange County Community College (about 15 miles; Middletown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,742)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 19 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Rockland Community College (about 22 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 25 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 25 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • County College of Morris (about 27 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 28 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)

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Notable locations in Vernon Valley: Pochuck Valley Farm (A), Black Horse Ranch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Glenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Vernon Valley Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.0. This is about average.

City:

75.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00674
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Vernon Valley compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vernon Valley CDP (based on Sussex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,40016
Mainline Protestant9,21136
Evangelical Protestant4,36831
Other1,34512
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1821
None77,459-
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: 29
Sussex County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
Sussex County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Sussex County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

23.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

18.0%

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,003 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($52,504)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.37% ($68,616)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,396 average AGI)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.34% ($46,869)
to Bergen County, NJ  0.25% ($54,204)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vernon Valley:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vernon Valley:

  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRPJ (88.9 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXHD (90.1 FM; MOUNT HOPE, NY; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTSX (96.7 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: PORT JERVIS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Vernon Valley:

  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VERNON, Sammis Rd (Lat: 41.223417 Lon: -74.501250), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WKR53
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/1998
    Registrant: Gte Telecom Incorporated, 201 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$211,3373$195,91022$213,3111$139,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$188,2830$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$140,6301$144,75012$246,7521$7,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$168,6607$249,2031$93,840
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$200,5400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3714.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,120
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3714.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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