Vernon is located in northwest Alabama. Vernon is part of Lamar County. Vernon has 5.88 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Vernon population is 2,185, which has grown 1.96% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Vernon median household income is $27,344 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 0.00% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 27.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Vernon median house value is $76,400 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -33.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 45.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Vernon is close to the state average in quality. The Vernon area code is 205.