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The Town of Vernon had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2021. Vernon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon is located at latitude 40.0922 and longitude -112.4336 in Tooele County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vernon encompass a land area of 8.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tooele County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,515 feet.

The Town of Vernon 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.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Vernon is located within Rush Valley Division of Tooele County.

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Vernon, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 284 (100%)
Population in Households 284 (100.0%)
Population in Families 244 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 35
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $72,703
Average Household Income $95,479
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $33,920
Wealth Index5 121


Total HU (Housing Units) 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $348,438
Average Home Value $402,647
Housing Affordability Index3 134


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.4% 1.44%
Households 1.46% 1.46%
Families 0.4% 1.41%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
Owner Occupied HU   1.82%

Vernon, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon to the other 327 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 271 17th
Population Density # 291 11th
Median Household Income # 133 60th
Housing Affordability Index # 168 51st
Per Capita Income # 55 83rd
Diversity Index # 229 31st

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