Vernon Tourism, California

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Vernon is a city five miles (8.0 km) south of downtown Los Angeles, California. The population was 112 at the 2010 United States Census, the smallest of any incorporated city in the state (and the nearest to downtown Los Angeles). The city is primarily composed of industrial areas and touts itself as "Exclusively Industrial." Meatpacking plants and warehouses are common. As of 2006, there were no parks.


Vernon in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Vernon, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Palm Springs. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Palm Springs for its bountiful attractions like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory on your trip to Vernon. Also, to reach Vernon, you'll have to take a flight to Palm Springs; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Vernon are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Vernon*

  • Pollution Statistics in Vernon

    Know the pollution level of Vernon before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 60.33 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.24 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.58 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.96 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 36.54 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.49 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45.56 (Moderate)
  • Vernon: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Vernon for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Vernon.

    • Burglary and Theft 44.51 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.58 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.1 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.6 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 44.37 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.14 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.26 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.07 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.6 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.68 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.6 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35.38 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.72 (Moderate)
  • Living in Vernon - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Vernon is 148.8 (High)

    • Safety Index 51.63 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 58.95 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.77 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.03 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 64.36 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.91 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Vernon

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Vernon

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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