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Vernon Parish, Louisiana (LA)

County population in 2019: 49,480 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 52,531 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,352
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,343
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,360
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,470 (it was 7,900 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

33%

Land area: 1328 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Vernon Parish: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Public administration (12.4%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 48%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Vernon Parish, LA (2019)
    • 34,42169.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,13414.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,8309.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2762.6%Two or more races
    • 9381.9%Asian alone
    • 6071.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1750.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 760.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Louisiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 26,140  (52.8%)
Females: 23,340  (47.2%)
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Average household size:
Vernon Parish:

2.0 people
Louisiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,734 ($31,216 in 1999)
This county:

$50,734
Louisiana:

$51,073

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $883 (lower quartile is $595, upper quartile is $1,136)
This county:

$883
State:

$714


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,883 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Vernon:

$125,883
Louisiana:

$172,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,062 - $212,092
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,127
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $265

Institutionalized population: 286

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 81
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 450
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $28,800
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $24,100
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2012: 156 buildings, average cost: $204,000
  • 2013: 109 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2016: 54 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2017: 54 buildings, average cost: $197,100
  • 2018: 50 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2019: 44 buildings, average cost: $129,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Vernon, LA residents
Average permit cost in Vernon, LA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $871 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $302 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Vernon, LA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Vernon, LA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Vernon, LA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.0%
Vernon Parish:

17.0%
Louisiana:

19.0%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 7.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.3% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 31.1 years old
(Males: 29.8 years old, Females: 33.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33.3 years old, Black residents: 28.2 years old, American Indian residents: 27.9 years old, Asian residents: 30.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 23.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vernon Parish is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Polk South, Leesville, Fort Polk North, New Llano, Rosepine, Anacoco, Simpson, Pitkin, Hornbeck.

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

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Neighboring counties: Angelina County, Texas , Jackson County, Mississippi , Coffee County, Georgia , Walton County, Florida , Lee County, Georgia , Jeff Davis County, Texas , Polk County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Louisiana:

8.1%

Unemployment by year in Vernon, LA
County total employment by year in Vernon, LA
County average yearly wages by year in Vernon, LA

Current college students: 2,577
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,001 (65.8% naturalized citizens)

Vernon Parish:

4.0%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7112010 or later
  • 4512000 to 2009
  • 3081990 to 1999
  • 5121980 to 1989
  • 3611970 to 1979
  • 446Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.3%

Vernon Parish marital status for males Vernon Parish marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,197
  • One, attached: 1,302
  • Two: 1,734
  • 3 or 4: 1,928
  • 5 to 9: 851
  • 10 to 19: 230
  • 20 to 49: 120
  • 50 or more: 62
  • Mobile homes: 4,909
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in Vernon Parish with a mortgage: 4,068 (58 second mortgage, 82 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,472

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

51.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Vernon Parish

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,93187
Black Protestant3,5515
Other1,6154
Mainline Protestant8529
Catholic7821
None23,603-
Vernon Parish Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Vernon Parish:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Vernon Parish:

4.63 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Vernon Parish:

9.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Vernon Parish:

31.2%
State:

29.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.7%

Agriculture in Vernon Parish:

Average size of farms: 108 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,810
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $58.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,561
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,112
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 98.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.54
Corn for grain: 304 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 10 acres

Earthquake activity:

Vernon Parish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 217% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Vernon Parish center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 367.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Vernon Parish center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 424.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Louisiana Hurricane Delta, Incident Period: October 6, 2020 - October 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4570, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 22, 2020 - August 27, 2020, FEMA Id: 4559, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4484-LA: March 24, 2020, FEMA Id: 4484, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Louisiana Tropical Storm Harvey, Incident Period: August 28, 2017 - September 10, 2017, FEMA Id: 4345, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to April 08, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4263: March 13, 2016, FEMA Id: 4263, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1792: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1792, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 01, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1786: September 02, 2008, FEMA Id: 1786, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 11, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3289: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3289, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 16, 2006 to November 08, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1668: November 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 1668, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Louisiana Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to November 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1607: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1607, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Vernon Parish (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Vernon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,005 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,899 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 94 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 503 (2.3%)
  • Bicycle: 98 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 688 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 253 (1.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (14%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Sudan (7%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (6%)
  • Vietnam (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Vernon Parish


  • American (28%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Vernon Parish, Louisiana in 2000:

  • 2,772 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 205 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 72 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 6 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Vernon Parish, Louisiana in 2010:

  • 1,937 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,403.

15.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.21%
Louisiana average:

6.26%


1.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,906 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

1.06%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

2.69% relocated from other counties in Louisiana ($7,291 average AGI)
11.46% relocated from other states ($31,297 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

11.46%
Louisiana average:

2.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Beauregard Parish, LA  0.92% ($40,348 average AGI)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.41% ($46,329)
from El Paso County, TX  0.35% ($45,770)
from Cumberland County, NC  0.32% ($53,327)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.32% ($46,709)
from Rapides Parish, LA  0.30% ($46,981)
from El Paso County, CO  0.30% ($49,596)


17.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

17.10%
Louisiana average:

6.56%


0.77% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,966 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

0.77%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

3.13% relocated to other counties in Louisiana ($7,408 average AGI)
13.21% relocated to other states ($33,904 average AGI)
Vernon Parish:

13.21%
Louisiana average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Beauregard Parish, LA  1.07% ($42,282 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.40% ($42,704)
to Rapides Parish, LA  0.40% ($54,169)
to Honolulu County, HI  0.38% ($42,030)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.34% ($32,967)
to Bell County, TX  0.33% ($41,746)
to El Paso County, CO  0.33% ($46,017)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.2

Births per 1000 population in Vernon Parish

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Vernon Parish

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Vernon Parish
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Vernon Parish

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,440 (4,290 aged, 1,150 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,469 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Vernon Parish, Louisiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (601)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (567)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (466)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (360)
  • Congestive heart failure (258)
  • Respiratory arrest (231)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (128)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (124)
  • Cardiomyopathy, unspecified (118)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.04
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,718
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 188
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,136

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,961
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 12
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 47

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.6
  • Other - 25.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,480
  • Male householders: 10,243 (2,637 living alone), Female householders: 7,426 (2,120 living alone)
  • 9,444 spouses (9,413 opposite-sex spouses), 850 unmarried partners, (791 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,156 children (13,718 natural, 316 adopted, 1,105 stepchildren), 1,511 grandchildren, 366 brothers or sisters, 397 parents, 36 foster children, 695 other relatives, 1,043 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,185

Size of family households: 5,093 2-persons, 3,346 3-persons, 2,344 4-persons, 1,025 5-persons, 369 6-persons, 260 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,921 1-person, 517 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 11 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

7,760 married couples with children.
2,902 single-parent households (501 men, 2,401 women).

91.2% of residents of Vernon speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (45% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,015,252,000 ($20,492 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $800,375,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,297,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,362,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $591,000
Federal grants: $58,737,000
Federal procurement contracts: $359,026,000 ($357,201,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $417,240,000 ($410,679,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $457,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,846,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,143,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,256
Here:

108 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,916
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +380
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -7,437
Here -153 per 1000 residents
State -20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Vernon Parish

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • Year house built in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • 1,9762014 or later
  • 1,2912010 to 2013
  • 3,2722000 to 2009
  • 3,6911990 to 1999
  • 4,1751980 to 1989
  • 4,5391970 to 1979
  • 2,0181960 to 1969
  • 1,0231950 to 1959
  • 5581940 to 1949
  • 4961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • 201 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 2383 rooms
  • 8824 rooms
  • 1,8635 rooms
  • 2,5466 rooms
  • 1,8537 rooms
  • 1,0908 rooms
  • 9479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • 2811 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 4473 rooms
  • 1,4734 rooms
  • 1,9635 rooms
  • 1,7126 rooms
  • 1,0317 rooms
  • 7358 rooms
  • 3279+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • 24no bedroom
  • 2491 bedroom
  • 1,5782 bedrooms
  • 5,3583 bedrooms
  • 2,0754 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon Parish, Louisiana
  • 285no bedroom
  • 4401 bedroom
  • 2,8662 bedrooms
  • 3,2863 bedrooms
  • 1,1104 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon Parish, Louisiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon Parish in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 569no vehicle
  • 2,2171 vehicle
  • 3,7642 vehicles
  • 1,9983 vehicles
  • 7144 vehicles
  • 2715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon Parish in renter-occupied apartments
  • 754no vehicle
  • 3,6751 vehicle
  • 2,9512 vehicles
  • 4763 vehicles
  • 1114 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

80.8% of Vernon Parish residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in Louisiana.

Vernon Parish:

80.8%
State average:

87.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 24,190
  • Other state: 21,713
  • Northeast: 2,264
  • Midwest: 3,896
  • South: 11,159
  • West: 4,413
Year householders moved into unit in Vernon Parish, LA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vernon Parish
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.6%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.9%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 342
Here:

6.6%
Louisiana:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

6.8%
Louisiana:

16.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 238
Here:

10.1%
Louisiana:

15.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Vernon Parish government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,320,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,943,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,649,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $2,009,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,878,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,363,000
    Water Utilities: $1,133,000
    Libraries: $676,000
    Housing and Community Development: $455,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $413,000
    Health - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
    Gas Utilities: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $101,000
    Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $732,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,848,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $848,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,418,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,026,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,618,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,026,000
    Gas Utilities: $124,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,033,000
    Highways: $228,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,247,000
    Property: $8,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $363,000
    Other Selective Sales: $350,000
    Other: $169,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,103,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000

Vernon Parish government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,320,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,943,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,649,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $2,009,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,878,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,363,000
    Water Utilities: $1,133,000
    Libraries: $676,000
    Housing and Community Development: $455,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $413,000
    Health - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
    Gas Utilities: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $101,000
    Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $732,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,848,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $848,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,418,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,026,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,618,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,026,000
    Gas Utilities: $124,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,033,000
    Highways: $228,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,247,000
    Property: $8,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $363,000
    Other Selective Sales: $350,000
    Other: $169,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,103,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000

Vernon Parish government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,320,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,943,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,649,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $2,009,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,878,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,363,000
    Water Utilities: $1,133,000
    Libraries: $676,000
    Housing and Community Development: $455,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $413,000
    Health - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
    Gas Utilities: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $101,000
    Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $732,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,848,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $848,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,418,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,026,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,618,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,026,000
    Gas Utilities: $124,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,033,000
    Highways: $228,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,247,000
    Property: $8,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $363,000
    Other Selective Sales: $350,000
    Other: $169,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,103,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000

Vernon Parish government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,320,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,943,000
    Housing and Community Development: $125,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $121,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,649,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,141,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,935,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000
    General - Other: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $2,009,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,878,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,401,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,363,000
    Water Utilities: $1,133,000
    Libraries: $676,000
    Housing and Community Development: $455,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $413,000
    Health - Other: $347,000
    Parks and Recreation: $213,000
    Gas Utilities: $148,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $98,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Corrections - Other: $71,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $101,000
    Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $96,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $20,000
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $732,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,848,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $848,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,034,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,418,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,026,000
    Sale of Property: $53,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $75,000
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,618,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,026,000
    Gas Utilities: $124,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,033,000
    Highways: $228,000
    General Local Government Support: $109,000
    Health and Hospitals: $11,000
    Water Utilities: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,247,000
    Property: $8,778,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $363,000
    Other Selective Sales: $350,000
    Other: $169,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,103,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,163
  • Number of aged recipients: 109
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,054
  • Number of recipients under 18: 193
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 731
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 239
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 391
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 486
Most common first names in Vernon Parish, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22471.2 years
John19574.1 years
William19173.3 years
Mary13276.1 years
Robert9670.9 years
Willie7772.9 years
Charles6969.3 years
George6774.7 years
Henry6172.8 years
Thomas5771.8 years
Most common last names in Vernon Parish, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11971.0 years
Williams11173.3 years
Johnson10572.1 years
Brown7771.4 years
Jones7270.8 years
Martin7173.0 years
Davis7072.6 years
Jackson6970.9 years
Self6275.7 years
Stephens5673.9 years
Businesses in Vernon Parish, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Payless1
Burger King3Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Church's Chicken2Popeyes1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell2
Ford1Toyota1
GNC1U-Haul10
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block3Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

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  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"