Vernon Hills, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Vernon Hills Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Vernon Hills Content

Also See: Vernon Hills, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Vernon Hills, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Vernon Hills had a population of 25,807 as of July 1, 2016. Vernon Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vernon Hills is located at latitude 42.2344 and longitude -87.9611 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Vernon Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 735 feet.

The Village of Vernon Hills (GNIS ID: 2400063) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Vernon Hills is located within Township of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vernon Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Village of Vernon Hills, IL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | IL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Vernon | Lake County | Illinois Counties

Search the map for:

Vernon Hills, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,807
Population in Households 25,736
Population in Familes 22,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 3,350
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 9,821
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,073 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,748 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $353,972
Average Home Value $407,080


Median Household Income $97,743
Average Household Income $127,756
Per Capita Income $47,504
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.36%
Households 0.56% 0.41%
Families 0.84% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Vernon Hills, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vernon Hills to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 94th
Population Density1 # 119 91st
Diversity Index2 # 112 92nd
Median Household Income # 70 95th
Per Capita Income # 54 96th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.

Illinois Research Tools

Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Illinois Census Data
Highest or Lowest: