Vernon Hills, Illinois Population 2024

26,628

Vernon Hills is a city located in Cook County and Lake County Illinois. Vernon Hills has a 2024 population of 26,628. Vernon Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,823 in 2020.

The average household income in Vernon Hills is $150,003 with a poverty rate of 4.52%. The median age in Vernon Hills is 40.6 years: 39.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Vernon Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 63.84%
  • Asian: 25.49%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,441.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.73% (-195)
The current population of Vernon Hills, Illinois is 26,628 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,823.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,07763.84%
Asian6,81825.49%
Two or more races1,4515.42%
Other race9023.37%
Black or African American4421.65%
Native American600.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Vernon Hills Population by Race

Vernon Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Vernon Hills Median Age

40.6

Total

39.7

Male

41.6

Female

Vernon Hills Adults

There are 20,109 adults, (4,250 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Hills.

Vernon Hills Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Hills Sex Ratio

Female13,47750.38%
Male13,27349.62%

Vernon Hills Population by Age

Vernon Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,3662.5866.133.9
Married5,9443.0978.821.2
Non Family2,9041.1648.151.9
Female1,1493.2747.152.9
Male3693.2862.937.1

3.09

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vernon Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4782.62%
Associates Degree1,0735.87%
Bachelors Degree6,53935.79%
Graduate Degree5,49730.09%
High School Graduate2,02411.08%
Less Than 9th Grade4392.4%
Some College2,21912.15%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11,47311,2987,562
Asian4,4144,2903,629
Hispanic1,6771,117478
2+ Races608582337
Other Race588332130
Black297262152
Native American50500

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.22%.

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$78,871$94,540$61,063
Graduate Degree$103,634$136,201$73,973
High School Graduate$40,417$42,250$30,049
Less Than 9th Grade$30,357$37,820$21,821
Overall$71,528$93,709$54,748
Some College$51,082$55,467$34,519

$71,528

Average Earnings

$93,709

Average Male

$54,748

Average Female

Vernon Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vernon Hills Language

57.89% of Vernon Hills residents speak only English, while 42.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.16% of the population.

Vernon Hills Language

Vernon Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,19544313.87%
Asian6,8184025.9%
White15,2463392.22%
Other90210011.09%
Multiple1,451342.34%

4.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.99%

Male Poverty Rate

5.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is Hispanic, with 13.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is White, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.33%.

Vernon Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.79%
High School6.37%
Some College4.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.94%

Vernon Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.75%
Male Unemployed5.14%
Female Employed4.01%
Male Employed3.3%

Vernon Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$136,475$172,241
Households$117,253$150,003
Married Families$155,521$-999,999,999
Non Families$72,153$89,633

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vernon Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vernon Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

608

Number of Veterans

531

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam266
Second Gulf War124
Korea59
First Gulf War57
World War II16

Vernon Hills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+234
65 to 74179
35 to 5490
18 to 3463
55 to 6442

Vernon Hills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5423.96%
2+ Races395.45%
Hispanic160.8%
Asian140.3%
Black134.87%

Vernon Hills Veterans by Race

Vernon Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon Hills Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.72%

Born in Vernon Hills

67.47%

Native Born

32.53%

Foreign Born

15.71%

Non Citizen

16.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.47% of Vernon Hills residents were born in the United States, with 51.72% having been born in Illinois. 15.71% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,384-49-0.19%
202826,433-49-0.19%
202726,482-48-0.18%
202626,530-49-0.18%
202526,579-49-0.18%
202426,628-49-0.18%
202326,677-111-0.41%
202226,788-11-0.04%
202126,799-24-0.09%
202026,8232841.07%
201926,539-60-0.23%
201826,5993981.52%
201726,201-87-0.33%
201626,288500.19%
201526,2383991.54%
201425,8392611.02%
201325,578660.26%
201225,512-41-0.16%
201125,5535212.08%
201025,03200%
200020,1204,80131.34%
199015,3195,49255.89%
19809,827-16,557-62.75%

Vernon Hills Population by Year