In 2021, Vernon County, MO had a population of 19.8k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $49,494. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Vernon County, MO declined from 20,560 to 19,831, a −3.55% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,910 to $49,494, a 12.7% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vernon County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), White (Hispanic) (1.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.656%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.313%).
None of the households in Vernon County, MO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.5% of the residents in Vernon County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Vernon County, MO are Cottey College (73 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Vernon County, MO was $111,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.7%.
Most people in Vernon County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Vernon County, MO was 2 cars per household.