Vernon, New Jersey Census Data & Community Profile

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Vernon GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Vernon, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Vernon, NJ was 24,686.

Vernon Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Vernon was 12,505, which represents 50.7 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Vernon, NJ
There are an estimated 5,893 married men in the town. 63.9 percent of men over 15 years old in Vernon are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Vernon is 12,181 which is 49.3 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Vernon, New Jersey
There are an estimated 5,857 married women in the community. 64 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Vernon, NJ
The median age of people living in Vernon, NJ was 35.4 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Vernon was 1,643. There were 17,126 people above the age of 18, which represents 69.4 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 6.3 percent of the population (1,566) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Vernon, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Vernon, NJ was 24,422.

White Population in Vernon, NJ
The estimated White population in the Vernon community is 23,837, which is 96.6 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Vernon, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 188, which is 0.8 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Vernon, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Vernon, NJ was 22.

Asian Population in Vernon, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 173.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Vernon, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Vernon was an estimated 7.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 195, while those of “two or more races” was 264 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Vernon community was 889, or 3.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Vernon, NJ
The household population number in Vernon was 24,680.

Group Quarters Population in Vernon, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 6.

Average Household Size in Vernon, NJ
The average household size in Vernon is 2.95 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.35 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Vernon, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 9,994 total housing units in Vernon.

The number of occupied housing units was 8,368, or 83.7 of the total units in town. Of these, 7,190 were owner-occupied (85.9), and 1,178 were renter-occupied (14.1, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,626 vacant homes in Vernon at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Vernon, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 6,590, with a median value in dollars of 150,800.

Monthly Owner Costs in Vernon, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,448 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Vernon, average costs per month were $519 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 14,374 people in the community had a high school degree, or 92.8 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Vernon, New Jersey
3,913 people in Vernon also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 25.3 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Vernon, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Vernon was 1,927, or 11.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Vernon, NJ
In 2000, there were 2,499 people in Vernon, NJ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Vernon, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 1,629 people in Vernon who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 7.1 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Vernon, New Jersey
There were 13,192 in the labor force in Vernon at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 73.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Vernon was 42.9 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Vernon, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $67,566. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Vernon, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $72,609. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Vernon, New Jersey
Per capita income in Vernon in the last full census was 25,250. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Vernon numbered 188, or 2.8 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Vernon, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 717, or 2.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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