Vernon Hills is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 27,198, it is the 78th largest city in Illinois and the 1684th largest city in the United States. Vernon Hills is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,850 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Vernon Hills has a population density of 3,514 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 $1,672 per month, and the median house value is $341,500. The median age in Vernon Hills is 39.1 years, 37 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vernon Hillswas:
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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 75.28%.
57.36% of Vernon Hills residents speak only English, while 42.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.49% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is Hispanic, with 22.58% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.15%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Vernon Hills
67.77% of Vernon Hills residents were born in the United States, with 51.53% having been born in Illinois. 14.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.