Vernon, Michigan

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Vernon, Michigan
Location of Vernon, Michigan
Location of Vernon, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°56′19″N 84°1′54″W / 42.93861°N 84.03167°W / 42.93861; -84.03167
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyShiawassee
Area
 • Total1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land1.00 sq mi (2.58 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
781 ft (238 m)
Population
 • Total783
 • Estimate 
(2017)[3]
781
 • Density784.14/sq mi (302.80/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
48476
Area code(s)989
FIPS code26-82020[4]
GNIS feature ID1615549[5]

Vernon is a village in Shiawassee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 783 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Vernon Township.

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation in Vernon since 1842.[6] Vernon was platted in 1850, and took its name from Vernon Township.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2), of which 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880554
18905855.6%
1900536−8.4%
1910435−18.8%
1920417−4.1%
193049618.9%
19405072.2%
195067833.7%
196075411.2%
19708188.5%
19801,00823.2%
1990913−9.4%
2000847−7.2%
2010783−7.6%
Est. 2017781[3]−0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

Coordinates: 42°56′21″N 84°01′46″W / 42.93917°N 84.02944°W / 42.93917; -84.02944

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 783 people, 292 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,134.8 inhabitants per square mile (438.1/km2). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 459.4 per square mile (177.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 292 households of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the village was 38.7 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 847 people, 308 households, and 248 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,180.0 per square mile (454.2/km²). There were 315 housing units at an average density of 438.8 per square mile (168.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.87% White, 0.12% African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population.

There were 308 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $47,875, and the median income for a family was $50,795. Males had a median income of $40,417 versus $23,854 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,337. About 3.7% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Willis Bouchey, actor who appeared in more than 100 films and TV shows.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Shiawassee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Ghost towns and post offices of Shiawassee County visited". The Argus-Press. October 2, 2000. p. 3. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.