Vernon Hills is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 26,786 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Vernon Hills is the 81st largest community in Illinois.
Vernon Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, but Vernon Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Vernon Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.13% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Vernon Hills. 63.23% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Vernon Hills in 2018 was $53,484, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,936 for a family of four. However, Vernon Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Vernon Hills is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Vernon Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vernon Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Vernon Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.44% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Vernon Hills include German, Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Vernon Hills's cultural character, accounting for 31.62% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Vernon Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.