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Vernon Hills
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

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

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Vernon Hills is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 26,723. Vernon Hills is in Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Vernon Hills offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Vernon Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Vernon Hills and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Vernon Hills are highly rated.

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About Vernon Hills...
Population
26,723

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$338,000
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,790
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Vernon Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    45
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    78.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,534.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    18.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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