Vernon, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,194 housing units in Vernon. This represents a 3.4% decline from 5,379 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,991 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 203 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Vernon is about 63.6%. Vernon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.1%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Vernon were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom14.80%
Two Bedrooms38.80%
Three Bedrooms37%
Four Bedrooms7.50%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1954
Median Value of occupied units$44,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$17,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$259

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0.50%
Home Equity Loan2.40%
Simple Mortgage43.40%
Debt Free53.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17%