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Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is four hundred and forty kilometres northeast of Vancouver. Named after Forbes George Vernon, a former MLA of British Columbia who helped found the famed Coldstream Ranch in nearby Coldstream, the City of Vernon was incorporated on December 30, 1892. The City of Vernon has a population of 40,000 (2013), while its metropolitan region, Greater Vernon, has a population of 58,584 as of the Canada 2011 Census. With this population, Vernon is the largest city in the North Okanagan Regional District. A resident of Vernon is called a "Vernonite". In 2005, on an episode of The Early Show, Vernon was ranked as one of the top six most desirable communities to retire to in North America by Consumer Reports.


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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 31.25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • 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 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.27 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.09 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.27 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.36 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 72.73 (High)
  • Living in Vernon - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.76 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 66.17 (High)
    • Pollution Index 41.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.5 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.94 (Very Low)
    • 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 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.33 USD

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

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