Vernon Parish LA Information


Vernon Parish Subdivisions

Vernon Parish LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,870
Daytime Population: Workers 26,832
Daytime Population: Residents 29,569
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,401
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 50,612
Population in Familes 42,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,258
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $41,097
Average Household Income $55,432
Per Capita Income $21,090


Total Housing Units 22,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,886 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,295 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,958 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $110,900
Average Home Value $136,867


Total Households 19,181
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 13,495
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 0.14% -0.83%
Households 0.01% -0.95%
Families -0.22% -1.1%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Vernon Parish LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana 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 # 23 66th
Population Density # 37 44th
Diversity Index # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 30 55th
Per Capita Income # 42 36th

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