Vernon County WI Information


Vernon County Subdivisions

Vernon County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,869
Population in Households 30,506
Population in Familes 25,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 363
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 11,942
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 8,069
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,198 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,744 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,132 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $146,488
Average Home Value $183,861


Median Household Income $47,281
Average Household Income $59,291
Per Capita Income $23,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.62%
Households 0.44% 0.52%
Families 0.35% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Vernon County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 42 43rd
Population Density1 # 42 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 69 6th
Median Household Income # 47 36th
Per Capita Income # 66 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.