Vernon Hills, IL 60061 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 60061: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Acceptable Alternative
Indian Creek, IL 60061

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 975
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,545
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,155
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.234, Longitude -87.97
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,498
Population in Households 26,427
Population in Familes 22,884
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 3,108
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 10,036
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,234
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,265 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,771 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $354,044
Average Home Value $404,931


Median Household Income $98,204
Average Household Income $127,683
Per Capita Income $48,458
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.34%
Households 0.53% 0.39%
Families 0.43% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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 60061 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 60061 to the other 1,378 ZIP Codes 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 # 181 87th
Population Density1 # 178 87th
Diversity Index2 # 137 90th
Median Household Income # 48 97th
Per Capita Income # 53 96th

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