Vernon is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 312 people and just one neighborhood, Vernon is the 419th largest community in Indiana. Vernon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Vernon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.58% of the Vernon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Vernon is a town of production and manufacturing workers, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vernon who work in management occupations (21.09%), sales jobs (8.84%) and office and administrative support (6.12%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.97% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Vernon is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.