Learn about Vernal, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Vernal.

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Vernal Utah is nestled in the midst of beautiful scenic mountains, rivers, and colorful deserts. Visitors and residents alike will find Vernal Utah filled with adventure and excitement all year round! Vernal is community and family orients and is a wonderful place to live.

General Facts and Information

Population (year 2000): 7,714. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,960 (+3.2% change)
Males: 3,786 (49.1%), Females: 3,928 (50.9%)
Median resident age: 28.3 years
Median household income: $30,357 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,000 (year 2000)

Races in Vernal:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.4%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.2%)

Ancestries: English (26.0%), German (12.3%), United States (8.3%), Irish (8.0%), Danish (4.6%), Norwegian (4.1%).

Public high schools in Vernal:

  • UINTAH HIGH (Students: 1,182; Location: 1880 W 500 N; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • SPLIT MTN YOUTH CTR (YIC) (Students: 19; Location: 1880 W 500 N; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Vernal:

  • VERNAL MIDDLE (Students: 791; Location: 721 W 100 S; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • VERNAL JR HIGH (Students: 782; Location: 161 N 1000 W; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • MAESER ELEM SCH (Students: 593; Location: 2670 W 1000 N; Grades: KG – 02)