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Vernon, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Total population: 10,531 (All urban)

Houses: 5,194 (4,512 occupied: 2,662 owner occupied, 1,773 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

39%

Housing density: 641 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $91,158.

Median contract rent in 2015: $285 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $368)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,111


Median gross rent in Vernon, TX in 2015: $383

Housing units in Vernon with a mortgage: 1,240 (14 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,440

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,031

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,047

Median monthly housing costs: $608


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Vernon, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $73,094 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Vernon:

$73,094
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,288 - $110,647
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,035
  • In family households: 9,430 (2,274 male householders, 728 female householders)
    2,389 spouses, 3,320 children (2,939 natural, 134 adopted, 247 stepchildren), 279 grandchildren, 92 brothers or sisters, 57 parents, 133 other relatives, 158 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,605 (612 male householders (534 living alone)), 879 female householders (854 living alone)), 114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 646 (551 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,292 2-persons, 708 3-persons, 519 4-persons, 278 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,388 1-person, 97 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

1,860 married couples with children.
791 single-parent households (184 men, 607 women).

81.8% of residents of Vernon speak English at home.
15.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 547 (4.7%)
(35.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 7no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 9642 bedrooms
  • 1,4493 bedrooms
  • 3134 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon, Texas:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 5361 bedroom
  • 7112 bedrooms
  • 3213 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 131no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 1,2452 vehicles
  • 4243 vehicles
  • 1334 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

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

  • 320no vehicle
  • 8621 vehicle
  • 3832 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 3664 rooms
  • 8505 rooms
  • 8376 rooms
  • 4127 rooms
  • 1518 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon, Texas:

  • 271 room
  • 1182 rooms
  • 4173 rooms
  • 3884 rooms
  • 3615 rooms
  • 1686 rooms
  • 1127 rooms
  • 378 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population

Year house built

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

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Vernon, TX household income distribution

  • Vernon, TX household income distribution
  • 595Less than $10,000
  • 517$10,000 to $14,999
  • 456$15,000 to $19,999
  • 413$20,000 to $24,999
  • 423$25,000 to $29,999
  • 303$30,000 to $34,999
  • 257$35,000 to $39,999
  • 284$40,000 to $44,999
  • 196$45,000 to $49,999
  • 364$50,000 to $59,999
  • 262$60,000 to $74,999
  • 176$75,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 48$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $199,999
  • 68$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Vernon, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Vernon, TX
  • 46Less than $10,000
  • 91$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 151$25,000 to $29,999
  • 93$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 240$40,000 to $49,999
  • 231$50,000 to $59,999
  • 294$60,000 to $69,999
  • 134$70,000 to $79,999
  • 198$80,000 to $89,999
  • 131$90,000 to $99,999
  • 123$100,000 to $124,999
  • 197$125,000 to $149,999
  • 119$150,000 to $174,999
  • 29$175,000 to $199,999
  • 115$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 37$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Vernon, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Vernon, TX
  • 24Less than $100
  • 38$100 to $149
  • 82$150 to $199
  • 273$200 to $249
  • 93$250 to $299
  • 177$300 to $349
  • 111$350 to $399
  • 105$400 to $449
  • 88$450 to $499
  • 150$500 to $549
  • 182$550 to $599
  • 24$600 to $649
  • 42$650 to $699
  • 18$700 to $749
  • 25$750 to $799
  • 6$800 to $899
  • 35$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 21$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 791995 to March 2000
  • 711990 to 1994
  • 1061985 to 1989
  • 791980 to 1984
  • 1101975 to 1979
  • 401970 to 1974
  • 261965 to 1969
  • 36Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Vernon population
Vernon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 465
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,941
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,455
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 572
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 176
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 127
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 39
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 180
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 23
  • 90 or more minutes: 16
Vernon, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.3%
Number of people working at home: 36 (0.7% of all workers)

Vernon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,261 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 627 (12%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (1%)
  • Walked: 98 (2%)
  • Other means: 5 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 36 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4,111
 United States or American: 1,248
 Irish: 941
 German: 703
 English: 664
 Dutch: 222
 Scotch-Irish: 162
 French (except Basque): 78
 Scottish: 62
 Subsaharan African:: 49
 African: 49
 British: 36
 Swiss: 31
 Welsh: 25
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 24
 Dutch West Indian: 24
 Italian: 23
 European: 20
 Czech: 20
 Danish: 17
 Czechoslovakian: 15
 Polish: 15
 French Canadian: 13
 Celtic: 10
 Ukrainian: 8
 Arab:: 7
 Arab/Arabic: 7
 Norwegian: 7
 Greek: 6
 Swedish: 6
 Eastern European: 5

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

  • 68%Mexico
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%South Africa
  • 3%Other Eastern Africa
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 8,861
  • Northeast: 110
  • Midwest: 425
  • South: 1,196
  • West: 451

52% of Vernon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 90
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 65
  • 5th and 6th grade: 190
  • 7th and 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 182
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 142
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 105
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,013
  • Less than 1 year of college: 245
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 414
  • Associate degree: 174
  • Bachelor's degree: 332
  • Master's degree: 100
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 32

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 55
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 65
  • 5th and 6th grade: 101
  • 7th and 8th grade: 239
  • 9th grade: 159
  • 10th grade: 217
  • 11th grade: 191
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 70
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,289
  • Less than 1 year of college: 304
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 499
  • Associate degree: 221
  • Bachelor's degree: 454
  • Master's degree: 100
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.7%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 69.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 4.9%Females
Vernon marital status for males
Vernon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,067
  • One, attached: 127
  • Two: 253
  • 3 or 4: 101
  • 5 to 9: 74
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 20 to 49: 146
  • 50 or more: 107
  • Mobile homes: 257

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,133

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Vernon:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 82.4%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 72.9%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

1.4%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

15.4%

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)