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Vernon Center, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Vernon Center had a population of 328 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon Center is located at latitude 43.9624 and longitude -94.1669 in Blue Earth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vernon Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Blue Earth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The City of Vernon Center (GNIS ID: 2397130) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vernon Center 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 Vernon Center: City of Vernon Center, Edgewood.

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Vernon Center, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 328
Daytime Population: Workers 74
Daytime Population: Residents 153
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 227
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 328
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 668
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,912
Average Household Income $65,866
Per Capita Income $26,472


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $145,161
Average Home Value $222,917


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 99
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 -0.17% 0.0%
Households -0.1% 0.0%
Families 1.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Vernon Center, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon Center to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 600 34th
Population Density # 413 54th
Diversity Index # 521 43rd
Median Household Income # 482 47th
Per Capita Income # 600 34th

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