Vernon Valley, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Vernon Valley, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Vernon Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,593 as of July 1, 2018. Vernon Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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 Valley is located at latitude 41.2422 and longitude -74.4861 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Vernon Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Vernon Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390429) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

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Vernon Valley, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,593
Population in Households 1,593
Population in Familes 1,489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 595
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $80,744
Average Household Income $111,114
Per Capita Income $37,247


Total Housing Units 593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 511 (86.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 ( 3.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $298,363
Average Home Value $361,301


Total Households 534
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.55%
Households -0.25% -0.53%
Families -0.26% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Vernon Valley, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon Valley to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 427 22nd
Population Density # 474 13th
Diversity Index # 459 16th
Median Household Income # 281 49th
Per Capita Income # 320 41st

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