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Vernon, CT
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Vernon profile


Living in Vernon



Vernon is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 30,625 people and seven associated neighborhoods, Vernon is the 32nd largest community in Connecticut.

Also of interest is that Vernon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.61% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Vernon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.63% of adults in Vernon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Vernon in 2018 was $42,136, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,544 for a family of four. However, Vernon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Vernon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Vernon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vernon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Vernon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Vernon include Irish, Italian, German, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.