Vernon, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Vernon, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Vernon had a population of 732 as of July 1, 2018. Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 42.9399 and longitude -84.0301 in Shiawassee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Shiawassee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 781 feet.

The Village of Vernon (GNIS ID: 2400062) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Vernon is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shiawassee County.

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Vernon, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 732
Population in Households 732
Population in Familes 610
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,064
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,496
Average Household Income $66,775
Per Capita Income $26,002


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $112,838
Average Home Value $137,335


Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.81% -0.47%
Households -0.77% -0.37%
Families -1.37% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Vernon, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 489 29th
Population Density # 303 56th
Diversity Index # 561 18th
Median Household Income # 224 68th
Per Capita Income # 271 61st

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