Vernon Center CDP, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vernon Center CDP, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Vernon Center Census Designated Place had a population of 1,859 as of July 1, 2017. Vernon Center CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon Center CDP is located at latitude 41.1888 and longitude -74.504 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Vernon Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

The Vernon Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584037) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Vernon Center Census Designated Place is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vernon Center CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Vernon Center CDP, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,859
Daytime Population: Workers 1,827
Daytime Population: Residents 701
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,528
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 1,859
Population in Familes 1,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 633
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $63,066
Average Household Income $78,923
Per Capita Income $39,099


Total Housing Units 1,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (34.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 466 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $181,301
Average Home Value $194,604


Total Households 919
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 0.26%
Households 1.15% 0.26%
Families 1.09% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Vernon Center CDP, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon Center CDP to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 412 25th
Population Density # 468 14th
Diversity Index # 358 34th
Median Household Income # 376 31st
Per Capita Income # 258 53rd

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