Vernon Hills, Illinois Population 2020

26,455

Vernon Hills is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 26,455, it is the 83rd largest city in Illinois and the 1451st largest city in the United States. Vernon Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually but its population has increased by 5.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,113 in 2010. Vernon Hills reached it's highest population of 26,641 in 2018. Spanning over 8 miles, Vernon Hills has a population density of 3,418 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vernon Hills is $128,936 with a poverty rate of 6.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,589 per month, and the median house value is $341,900. The median age in Vernon Hills is 39.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Vernon Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 67.03%
  • Asian: 23.20%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 3.11%
  • Other race: 3.05%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Vernon Hills, Illinois is 26,455, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,641.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,113.

Vernon Hills, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,60167.03%
Asian6,09323.20%
Two or More Races9013.43%
Black or African American8173.11%
Some Other Race8003.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.02%

Vernon Hills Population Pyramid 2020

Vernon Hills Median Age

39.1


Total

37.5


Male

40.4


Female

Vernon Hills Adults

There are 19,369 adults, (3,477 of whom are seniors) in Vernon Hills.

Vernon Hills Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon Hills Sex Ratio

Female

13,392

51.00%

Male

12,867

49.00%

Vernon Hills Households and Families

Vernon Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vernon Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.6%17.4%
Married78.7%21.3%
All66%34%
Female51.2%48.8%
Non Family43.9%56.1%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7522.6966
Married5,7693.3278.7
Non Family2,9221.1843.9
Female8433.5451.2
Male2182.9182.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vernon Hills Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6893.89%
9th to 12th Grade2191.24%
High School Graduate2,03711.49%
Some College2,62314.80%
Associates Degree9225.20%
Bachelors Degree6,87138.77%
Graduate Degree4,36224.61%

Vernon Hills Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,25511,0617,332
Asian4,0083,7913,225
Hispanic1,7751,271459
Other Race46616429
Black422422143
Multiple Races341282102
Native American4343

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 80.46%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,120$75,548$52,648
Less Than High School$23,833$33,750$19,056
High School Grad$31,563$36,321$19,914
Some College$40,430$45,417$35,547
Bachelors Degree$73,015$84,189$59,474
Graduate Degree$100,865$111,169$88,052

$64,120

Average Earnings

$75,548

Average Male

$52,648

Average Female

Vernon Hills Language

Vernon Hills Language by Age

Vernon Hills Language

59.42% of Vernon Hills residents speak only English, while 40.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 15.16% of the population.

Vernon Hills Poverty

Vernon Hills Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,23564119.81%
White15,2935323.48%
Other80030237.75%
Asian6,0932934.81%
Black8179011.02%
Multiple901859.43%

6.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.35%

Male Poverty Rate

7.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is Other, with 37.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon Hills is White, with 3.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.06%
High School12.18%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed8.16%
Male Unemployed7.04%
Female Employed3.62%
Male Employed2.79%

Vernon Hills Income

Vernon Hills Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$97,366$128,936
Families$124,936$150,431
Married Families$139,568-
Non Families$57,891$77,734

Vernon Hills Marital Status

Vernon Hills Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon Hills Married by Age and Sex

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

Vernon Hills Veterans

623

Number of Veterans

573

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
First Gulf War168
Second Gulf War106
World War II79
Korea50
Name Veterans % of Total
White5424.04%
Asian380.87%
Black244.41%
Hispanic200.97%
2 or More122.96%
Indian716.28%

$Vernon Hills Veterans by Education

2.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon Hills Employment Status

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon Hills Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.14%

Born in Illinois

68.42%

Native Born

31.58%

Foreign Born

13.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

68.42% of Vernon Hills residents were born in the United States, with 50.14% having been born in Illinois. 13.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,455-93-0.35%
201926,548-93-0.35%
201826,6414161.59%
201726,225-93-0.35%
201626,318460.18%
201526,2724001.55%
201425,8722621.02%
201325,610720.28%
201225,538-37-0.14%
201125,5755182.07%
201025,0574,9372.22%
200020,1204,8012.76%
199015,3195,4924.54%
19809,8270.00%