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Vernon, Utah - Basic Facts

The Town of Vernon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tooele County at latitude 40.0956 and longitude -112.4458. Tooele County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,515 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Vernon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Vernon, Utah.

The P1 Census Class Code for Vernon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 253
Population in Households 253
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $167,500


Median Household Income $59,376
Average Household Income $70,166
Per Capita Income $24,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.95% 0.93%
Households 0.88% 0.72%
Families -1.46% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 326 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah 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 # 277 15th
Population Density1 # 294 10th
Diversity Index2 # 219 33rd
Median Household Income # 119 64th
Per Capita Income # 95 71st

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