Vernon, Alabama

Population 2,232

Vernon is located in Lamar County, AL. The population is 2,232, making Vernon the largest city in Lamar County.

There are 3 public schools in Vernon with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Vernon is moderate , and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Vernon is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Vernon property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Vernon include Sulligent, Gattman and Belk.

Vernon Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 21.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.2%

Crime Rate

32.44% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 272
  • Violent Crimes: 435
  • Robbery: 109
  • Burglary: 871
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

76.31% Higher than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Vernon
  • 76.16 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

28 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 24


Moderate 11.2%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 13.3%
  • National unemployment average: 13.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Vernon, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Vernon's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2009, the city of Vernon, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2008, the city of Vernon, AL issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 4 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $483
  • 1 Bedroom: $523
  • 2 Bedrooms: $606
  • 3 Bedrooms: $854
  • 4 Bedrooms: $857

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Environmental Hazards

28 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Vernon, AL has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Vernon, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.52°
  • February 48.43°
  • March 57.37°
  • April 64.72°
  • May 72.42°
  • June 80.83°
  • July 81.96°
  • August 81.52°
  • September 75.52°
  • October 63.8°
  • November 53.7°
  • December 46.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Vernon, AL

Vernon, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Vernon, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Vernon, AL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Vernon, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Vernon, AL: $25,759


Unemployment in Vernon is 11.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 13.3% and 13.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.22%
White Collar - 51.78%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

5 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Vernon, AL

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1 Retirement Home view all

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