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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$323,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,226
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%

Vernon Hills Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    30
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    4
    41
  • Robbery
    26
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    75
    500
  • Theft
    1,336
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    11
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$95,217
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Vernon Hills Reviews

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Great area! It's pretty safe, pretty diverse. It's safe to say that it's mostly a privileged area. Restaurants and shopping boutiques/corners are everywhere!
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It is a very nice community. It has a great school system across the board. From kindergarten to community college, students will be receiving an amazing education from teachers that truly care. The schools provide exceptional resources to the students. They provide after-school space for students that have parents that are still working after-school.
I have lived in and around Vernon Hills for my entire life. It has a great suburban feel with the activity of close to a city. It is about 20 miles from the city of Chicago, but the amount of stores and activities within the suburb make it easy to stay put!