Vernonia, OR Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 2,228. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,287 (+2.6% change)
Males: 1,111 (49.9%), Females: 1,117 (50.1%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 97064

Median resident age: 32.1 years
Median household income: $41,181
Median house value: $116,800

Races in Vernonia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.3%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), English (15.0%), Irish (11.8%), United States (6.9%), Scottish (5.2%), Norwegian (5.1%).

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vernonia

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 41.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vernonia city

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +395 (+21.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vernonia:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vernonia:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 47 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 47 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; ASTORIA, OR; Abbreviation: AST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vernonia:

  • VERNONIA AIRFIELD (about 4 miles; VERNONIA, OR; Abbreviation: 05S)
  • SKYPORT (about 23 miles; CORNELIUS, OR; Abbreviation: 4S4)
  • SCAPPOOSE INDUSTRIAL AIRPARK (about 25 miles; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Abbreviation: SPB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vernonia:

  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 25 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 37 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 40 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • GEORGE FOX UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; NEWBERG, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,032)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 44 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; OREGON CITY, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,446)

Schools

Public high school in Vernonia:

  • VERNONIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 299 BRIDGE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Vernonia:

  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 199 BRIDGE ST; Grades: 01 – 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 1462 BRIDGE ST; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Vernonia:

  • VERNONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,070; Location: 701 WEED AVENUE; 9,585 books; 298 audio materials; 425 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)

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