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Demographics and Services

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12,887

Population, 2020

$45,302

Median Household Income, 2020

 

Industrial Sites

Vernon Industrial Park………………………….……50 Acres

Wilbarger County Industrial Park……………………90 Acres

Business Development Corporation……………….12.57 Acres

Zoned Heavy Industry/ Light Industry – Warehouse

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Municipal Services

Council of Governments Members…………………………………Yes
Form of Local Government……………………………….Commission-Manager
Annual Budget………………...……………………………..$25,599.704.00
Police (Full-time)….……………………….……………………….26
Fireman/EMT (Full-time)……………………….………………….19
Rescue Service…………………..…………………………………Yes
Number of Pumpers/Trucks………………...……………………….7
Fire Insurance Rate………………………….…………………….ISO 4
Fire Service Outside City……………………………...…………..Yes
Ambulance Service………………………………………………..Yes
City Zoning Regulated………………….....………………………Yes

 

Tax Rate

                                                            Rate     Assess. %

City………………………………….0.53422   100%

County……………...……………….0.54150   100%

School (VISD)………………..……..0.97000   100%

Community College…………....……0.232436 100%

Hospital…………….....……………..0.27000   100%

Total Effective Tax Rate                         2.548156


Sales & Use Tax

State………………………………………6.25%

City…………………...…………………..1.00%

County………………………………..…..0.50%

Economic Development………………….0.50%


State Taxes

Corporate Income…………………………None

Individual Income…………………………None

State Corporate Franchise Tax……………..Yes

 

Climate

Average Annual

Rain……………………………………….25.7”
Snow………………...……………………..1”
Temperature………………………….60.8 degrees
Seasonal Temperature……...January 25 deg. – July 97 deg.
Direction of Prevailing Wind…...…South-Southwest
Growing Season…………..……………221 days