Vernon County is located in Southwest Wisconsin. The County Seat is Viroqua and the largest city is Viroqua. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.vernoncounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 30,362 and the 2010 census population was 29,771. The land area is 791.58 square miles and there are 37.6 persons per square mile.
98% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 86.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $138,200, there are 11,790 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,680, the median household income is $45,488, and 14.5% of the persons in Vernon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,897. Retail sales (in $1000) were $250,463, and sales per capita were $8,639.
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