In 2019, Vernon County, MO had a population of 20.6k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $43,276. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Vernon County, MO declined from 20,691 to 20,595, a −0.464% decrease and its median household income declined from $43,379 to $43,276, a −0.237% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vernon County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), White (Hispanic) (1.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.719%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.646%). 0% of the households in Vernon County, MO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.5% of the residents in Vernon County, MO are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Vernon County, MO are Cottey College (91 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Vernon County, MO was $98,300, and the homeownership rate was 71.7%. Most people in Vernon County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Vernon County, MO was 2 cars per household.