is a town located in Jennings County, Indiana
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 330. The city is the county seat
of Jennings County6
Geography\nVernon is located at 38°59'6" North, 85°36'36" West (38.985061, -85.609930)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 0.6 km²
). 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 330 people, 117 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density
is 530.9/km² (1,383.2/mi²). There are 139 housing units at an average density of 223.6/km² (582.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.48% White, 0.91% African American
, 0.30% Native American
, 0.30% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 117 households out of which 32.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% are married couples living together, 15.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% are non-families. 27.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the town the population is spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 124.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 123.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $29,750, and the median income for a family is $36,875. Males have a median income of $28,333 versus $22,143 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,367. 9.5% of the population and 5.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.1% are under the age of 18 and 4.3% are 65 or older.