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Vernon Center, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Sussex
Township Vernon
Area
 • Total 2.957 sq mi (7.657 km2)
 • Land 2.939 sq mi (7.611 km2)
 • Water 0.018 sq mi (0.047 km2)  0.61%
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (Census 2010)
 • Total 1,713
 • Density 582.9/sq mi (225.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 862/973
FIPS code 3475745
GNIS feature ID 02584037

Vernon Center is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in Vernon Township, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,713.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.957 square miles (7.657 km2), including 2.939 square miles (7.611 km2) of land and 0.018 square miles (0.047 km2) of water (0.61%).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 1,713
Population sources: 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,713 people, 846 households, and 416.2 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 582.9 per square mile (225.1/km2). There were 1,228 housing units at an average density of 417.9 per square mile (161.4/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.75% (1,606) White, 0.99% (17) Black or African American, 0.12% (2) Native American, 1.69% (29) Asian, 0.12% (2) Pacific Islander, 1.46% (25) from other races, and 1.87% (32) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.35% (143) of the population.

There were 846 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.8% were non-families. 42.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.1 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 104.4 males.


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