North Vernon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,619 people and four constituent neighborhoods, North Vernon is the 97th largest community in Indiana.
When you are in North Vernon, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.71% of North Vernon’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, North Vernon is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Vernon who work in office and administrative support (9.93%), food service (9.61%), and sales jobs (5.70%).
North Vernon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in North Vernon is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.14% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Vernon in 2010 was $19,229, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,916 for a family of four. However, North Vernon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call North Vernon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Vernon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Vernon include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in North Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Japanese.