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North Vernon, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of North Vernon had a population of 6,592 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for North Vernon is located at latitude 39.0147 and longitude -85.6299 in Jennings County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Vernon (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jennings County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The City of North Vernon (GNIS ID: 2395262) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of North Vernon is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jennings County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Vernon: North Vernon City.

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North Vernon, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,592
Daytime Population: Workers 6,387
Daytime Population: Residents 3,669
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.53
Population in Households 6,412
Population in Familes 5,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 996
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $39,952
Average Household Income $54,055
Per Capita Income $21,635


Total Housing Units 2,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,451 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,143 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $90,673
Average Home Value $111,027


Total Households 2,595
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,656
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 -0.28% -0.29%
Households -0.32% -0.33%
Families -0.09% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

North Vernon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Vernon to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 100 85th
Population Density # 455 33rd
Diversity Index # 208 70th
Median Household Income # 560 18th
Per Capita Income # 489 28th

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