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Vernon, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Total population: 10,531 (All urban)

Houses: 5,292 (4,475 occupied: 2,645 owner occupied, 1,833 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

39%

Housing density: 653 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $87,489.

Median contract rent in 2016: $285 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $368)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,083


Median gross rent in Vernon, TX in 2016: $383

Housing units in Vernon with a mortgage: 1,439 (9 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,209

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,927

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,073

Median monthly housing costs: $640


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Vernon, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,374 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Vernon:

$75,374
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,672 - $114,537
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,122
  • In family households: 8,560 (1,192 male householders, 1,529 female householders)
    1,889 spouses, 2,931 children (2,641 natural, 14 adopted, 269 stepchildren), 253 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 218 other relatives, 367 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,943 (741 male householders (687 living alone)), 1,022 female householders (952 living alone)), 169 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 613

Size of family households: 1,191 2-persons, 634 3-persons, 526 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,641 1-person, 121 2-persons.

1,036 married couples with children.
1,275 single-parent households (138 men, 1,137 women).

82.7% of residents of Vernon speak English at home.
16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 82% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 476 (4.3%)
(32.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Vernon, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 671 bedroom
  • 8462 bedrooms
  • 1,3283 bedrooms
  • 3794 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon, Texas:

  • 61no bedroom
  • 5901 bedroom
  • 7342 bedrooms
  • 3873 bedrooms
  • 544 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 31no vehicle
  • 7861 vehicle
  • 1,1012 vehicles
  • 4983 vehicles
  • 1644 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 360no vehicle
  • 8451 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 793 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 2694 rooms
  • 7695 rooms
  • 6706 rooms
  • 4357 rooms
  • 3408 rooms
  • 789+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon, Texas:

  • 611 room
  • 1102 rooms
  • 4363 rooms
  • 5234 rooms
  • 2945 rooms
  • 1906 rooms
  • 1407 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Vernon, TX household income distribution

  • Vernon, TX household income distribution
  • 423Less than $10,000
  • 436$10,000 to $14,999
  • 211$15,000 to $19,999
  • 345$20,000 to $24,999
  • 231$25,000 to $29,999
  • 272$30,000 to $34,999
  • 192$35,000 to $39,999
  • 149$40,000 to $44,999
  • 170$45,000 to $49,999
  • 379$50,000 to $59,999
  • 673$60,000 to $74,999
  • 497$75,000 to $99,999
  • 222$100,000 to $124,999
  • 63$125,000 to $149,999
  • 95$150,000 to $199,999
  • 44$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Vernon, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Vernon, TX
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 70$10,000 to $14,999
  • 57$15,000 to $19,999
  • 69$20,000 to $24,999
  • 135$25,000 to $29,999
  • 83$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 291$40,000 to $49,999
  • 195$50,000 to $59,999
  • 312$60,000 to $69,999
  • 130$70,000 to $79,999
  • 233$80,000 to $89,999
  • 108$90,000 to $99,999
  • 220$100,000 to $124,999
  • 162$125,000 to $149,999
  • 136$150,000 to $174,999
  • 30$175,000 to $199,999
  • 37$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Vernon, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Vernon, TX
  • 18Less than $100
  • 36$100 to $149
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 306$200 to $249
  • 46$250 to $299
  • 138$300 to $349
  • 92$350 to $399
  • 152$400 to $449
  • 148$450 to $499
  • 114$500 to $549
  • 180$550 to $599
  • 37$600 to $649
  • 76$650 to $699
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 51$750 to $799
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 10$900 to $999
  • 56$1,000 to $1,249
  • 32$2,000 to $2,499
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 262010 or later
  • 1442000 to 2009
  • 1111990 to 1999
  • 1851980 to 1989
  • 1501970 to 1979
  • 62Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Vernon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 666
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,499
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 961
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 355
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 116
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 162
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 82
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 54
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 80
  • 90 or more minutes: 77
Vernon, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.3%
Number of people working at home: 117 (2.2% of all workers)

Vernon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,834 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 911 (15%)
  • Taxi: 82 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 54 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 117 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 535
 American: 482
 English: 223
 Irish: 189
 African: 138
 French (except Basque): 76
 Scottish: 76
 Swiss: 63
 Scotch-Irish: 44
 Polish: 18
 Italian: 15
 Danish: 14
 Canadian: 11
 Jordanian: 10
 Swedish: 5
 Czech: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 78%Mexico
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%Sierra Leone
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Poland
  • 2%Other Eastern Europe

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

  • This state: 8,260
  • Other state: 2,242
  • Northeast: 28
  • Midwest: 336
  • South: 1,268
  • West: 627

81% of Vernon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Texas.

Vernon:

80.6%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 68
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 134
  • 9th grade: 142
  • 10th grade: 207
  • 11th grade: 181
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,252
  • Less than 1 year of college: 208
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 462
  • Associate degree: 122
  • Bachelor's degree: 407
  • Master's degree: 75
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 42
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 28
  • 5th and 6th grade: 148
  • 7th and 8th grade: 132
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 177
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 121
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,192
  • Less than 1 year of college: 350
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 653
  • Associate degree: 400
  • Bachelor's degree: 344
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 15.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 29.4%Males
  • 25.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 27.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 4.1%Females
Vernon marital status for males
Vernon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,888
  • One, attached: 90
  • Two: 379
  • 3 or 4: 220
  • 5 to 9: 241
  • 10 to 19: 130
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 65
  • Mobile homes: 131

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,586

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Vernon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Vernon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.3%)
  • Electricity (29.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (52.5%)
  • Utility gas (42.5%)
  • Coal or coke (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

1.3%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.7%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

15.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)