Vernon, CT

Vernon profile

Living in Vernon

Vernon is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 30,215 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Vernon is the 32nd largest community in Connecticut.

Unlike some towns, Vernon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Vernon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vernon is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vernon who work in sales jobs (10.93%), office and administrative support (10.56%), and management occupations (9.80%).

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.

The population of Vernon is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.39% of adults in Vernon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Vernon in 2018 was $38,245, which is lower middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,980 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 10.01% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Vernon include Irish, Italian, English, Polish, and French.

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