Vernon, AL Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 2,143. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,984 (-7.4% change)
Males: 972 (45.4%), Females: 1,171 (54.6%)

Lamar County

Zip code: 35592

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $27,344
Median house value: $57,300

Races in Vernon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Black (12.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (12.5%), English (12.0%), Irish (8.8%), German (3.1%), Dutch (1.1%).

Elevation: 304 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Map of Vernon, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vernon

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vernon city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-4.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vernon:

  • FAYETTE MED CTR AND LONG TERM CARE UNI (about 21 miles; FAYETTE, AL)
  • CARRAWAY NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; WINFIELD, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; HAMILTON, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vernon:

  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 24 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 52 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Vernon:

  • LAMAR COUNTY (about 6 miles; VERNON, AL; Abbreviation: M55)
  • RICHARD ARTHUR FIELD (about 22 miles; FAYETTE, AL; Abbreviation: M95)
  • MARION COUNTY-RANKIN FITE (about 27 miles; HAMILTON, AL; Abbreviation: HAB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernon:

  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 29 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; FULTON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,673)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 48 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 74 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)

Schools

Public high school in Vernon:

  • LAMAR COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 43880 HWY 17 SOUTH; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Vernon:

  • LAMAR COUNTY HIGH-INTERMEDIATE (Students: 713; Location: 8990 HIGHWAY 18; Grades: 04 – 12)
  • VERNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 8990 HIGHWAY 18 WEST; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Vernon:

  • MARY WALLACE COBB MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,197; Location: 110 FIRST AVE. W; 5,458 books; 4 audio materials; 78 video materials; 5 serial subscriptions)

You may also like...