Vernon Hills, Illinois Population 2021

26,427
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Vernon Hills is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 26,427, it is the 83rd largest city in Illinois and the 1461st largest city in the United States . Vernon Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 5.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,113 in 2010. Vernon Hills reached it's highest population of 26,568 in 2018. Spanning over 8 miles, Vernon Hills has a population density of 3,414 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vernon Hills is $132,228 with a poverty rate of 6.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,609 per month, and the median house value is $348,900. The median age in Vernon Hills is 39.1 years, 37 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Vernon Hills Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernon Hills was:

  • White: 65.78%
  • Asian: 23.55%
  • Other race: 4.02%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Black or African American: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Vernon Hills, Illinois is 26,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,568.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,113.

Vernon Hills, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,32865.78%
Asian6,20523.55%
Some Other Race1,0594.02%
Two or More Races9993.79%
Black or African American7022.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.03%
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Vernon Hills Population by Race

Vernon Hills Population Pyramid $2021

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Vernon Hills Median Age

39.1


Total

37


Male

40.7


Female

Vernon Hills Adults

There are 19,257 adults, (3,433 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Hills.

Vernon Hills Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Hills Sex Ratio

Female

13,390

50.83%

Male

12,953

49.17%

Vernon Hills Population by Age

Vernon Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vernon Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
Male74.9%25.1%
All64.4%35.6%
Female45%55%
Non Family41.5%58.5%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7352.764.4
Married5,8293.2577.9
Non Family2,7041.1741.5
Female9913.5645
Male2113.0774.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Vernon Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6873.89%
9th to 12th Grade3081.75%
High School Graduate2,08611.82%
Some College2,45713.92%
Associates Degree9635.46%
Bachelors Degree6,46536.63%
Graduate Degree4,68426.54%
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Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,62210,4037,054
Asian4,1703,9293,272
Hispanic2,0451,510506
Other Race58931876
2+ Races460410180
Black427427183
Native American4242

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.47%.

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,013$80,633$53,623
Less Than 9th Grade$25,867$33,845$24,250
High School Graduate$30,840$35,540$28,629
Some College$43,333$46,522$39,333
Bachelors Degree$75,677$86,763$63,463
Graduate Degree$104,583$118,000$86,384

$68,013

Average Earnings

$80,633

Average Male

$53,623

Average Female

Vernon Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Hills Language by Age

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Vernon Hills Language

56.25% of Vernon Hills residents speak only English, while 43.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.48% of the population.

Vernon Hills Language

Vernon Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,93676419.41%
White14,6375133.50%
Other1,05939637.39%
Asian6,2052544.09%
Multiple99912712.71%
Black702405.70%

6.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.19%

Male Poverty Rate

7.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is Other, with 37.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is White, with 3.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Vernon Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.47%
High School13.81%
Some College9.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%

Vernon Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed9.94%
Female Unemployed5.13%
Female Employed4.12%
Male Employed2.25%

Vernon Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$104,199$132,228
Families$127,346$151,087
Married Families$142,114-
Non Families$61,652$81,450
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Income by Household Type

Vernon Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Vernon Hills Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Vernon Hills Marital Status by Race

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Vernon Hills Marital Status

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563

Number of Veterans

517

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War104
First Gulf War98
World War II67
Korea44

Vernon Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74169
75+143
35 to 54125
55 to 6474
18 to 3452

Vernon Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4563.50%
Asian420.95%
Black428.86%
2+ Races122.17%
Native American1126.19%

Vernon Hills Veterans by Race

Vernon Hills Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Hills Veterans by Education

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69.6%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Hills Employment by Age

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Vernon Hills Employment by Race

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Vernon Hills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.78%

Born in Vernon Hills

67.25%

Native Born

32.75%

Foreign Born

14.92%

Non Citizen

17.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.25% of Vernon Hills residents were born in the United States, with 49.78% having been born in Illinois. 14.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vernon Hills Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,427-47-0.18%
202026,474-47-0.18%
201926,521-47-0.18%
201826,5683831.46%
201726,185-92-0.35%
201626,277420.16%
201526,2353981.54%
201425,8372621.02%
201325,575670.26%
201225,508-44-0.17%
201125,5525202.08%
201025,0324,9122.21%
200020,1204,8012.76%
199015,3195,4924.54%
19809,8270.00%

Vernon Hills Population by Year