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Vernon, Arizona - Basic Facts

The Vernon Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Apache County at latitude 34.2479 and longitude -109.6899. Apache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,913 feet.

The formal official name is the Vernon Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Vernon, Arizona.

The U5 Census Class Code for Vernon indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Vernon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Vernon, AZ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 122
Population in Households 121
Population in Familes 102
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 216
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (26.2%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $198,438


Median Household Income $35,920
Average Household Income $53,903
Per Capita Income $19,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.77%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Vernon, AZ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 451 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arizona by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 395 13th
Population Density1 # 209 54th
Diversity Index2 # 130 72nd
Median Household Income # 238 47th
Per Capita Income # 217 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arizona Census Data Comparison Tool.