In 2020, Vernon County, MO had a population of 20.6k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $43,910. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Vernon County, MO declined from 20,595 to 20,560, a −0.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,276 to $43,910, a 1.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vernon County, MO are White (Non-Hispanic) (93.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), White (Hispanic) (1.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.744%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.462%).
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 2020, the median property value in Vernon County, MO was $102,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%.
Most people in Vernon County, MO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Vernon County, MO was 2 cars per household.