Vernonia is a very small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 2,157 people and just one neighborhood, Vernonia is the 119th largest community in Oregon. Vernonia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Vernonia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.13% of the Vernonia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Vernonia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Vernonia who work in office and administrative support (12.64%), management occupations (10.84%) and sales jobs (8.35%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Vernonia is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Vernonia, the average commute to work is 38.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Vernonia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.