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Eric Egeland

Managing Broker

Vernon Hills

 

The Village of Vernon Hills was incorporated in 1958. Major employers include Motorola, Zebra Technologies, J&L Oil, VFP Fire Systems, and ZF Industries.

Recreation

Vernon Hills is endowed with outstanding recreational and community facilities. The Vernon Hills Park District operates 16 parks scattered throughout the community including neighborhood tot lots, athletic complexes, native areas and a community/aquatic center. The village operates a 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, an ice rink and the Arbortheater. The area also has miles of award winning bike paths and adjacent forest preserves.

Schools

The village is served by three elementary school districts including Hawthorn District #73, Diamond Lake Intermediate District #76, and Daniel Wright Middle School District #103. Most elementary students attend Hawthorn District #73 with 3,521 students. Most Vernon Hills students attend Libertyville Community District #128 which has two high schools within its district, Libertyville High School with 1,893 students and Vernon Hills High School with 756 students.

Housing

Vernon Hills offers a range of quality housing unmatched in Lake County for its diversity. The 2000 median house value was $223,300 and the median rent cost was $866.  (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)

Government Services

Police protection is provided by the Vernon Hills Police Department's 48 sworn officers. Public works services are provided by a 23 member department. Fire protection and emergency medical services are provided by Countryside Fire Protection District and the Lincolnshire/Riverwoods Fire Protection District.

Transportation

Vernon Hills stands at the crossroads of southwest Lake County. State Rtes. 21, 60, 45 and 83 run through or are adjacent to the village while Interstate 94 is less than 2 miles away with a full interchange. Commuter rail service is available on the Metra Wisconsin Central Line. The train station is located at Rt. 45 and Ranney Blvd. Bus service is provided by Pace.

  • Distance to the Chicago Loop: 35 miles
  • Distance to O'Hare Airport: 25 miles
  • Distance to Mitchell Field: 50 miles

Economic Data for Zip Code 60061

Household Income Graph

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Note: Household Income figures are based on total household income.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 60061

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Population Data for Zip Code 60061

  • 25,748
  • 25,058
  • 24,205
  • 2012 Census
  • 2014 Estimated
  • 2019 Projected

Households

  • Total (2010 Census):8,797
  • Estimated (Present):9,414
  • Projected (2019):9,077
  • Household Change (2010-Present) 7.01%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) 3.18%

Notes:

  • Figures in the Population Change graph represent total population for the zip code.
  • Estimated Change 2014 shows the percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2014.
  • Projected Change 2019 shows the projected percentage of population change between the 2012 Census and 2019.

* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 60061

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • VERNON HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
  • CHSD 128
  • 9th-12th
  • 145 NORTH LAKEVIEW PKWY
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 1,384

  • HAWTHORN MIDDLE SCHOOL NORTH
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • 6th-8th
  • 201 HAWTHORN PKWY
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 649
  • HAWTHORN MIDDLE SCHOOL SOUTH
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • 6th-8th
  • 600 NORTH ASPEN DR
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 618

  • HAWTHORN ASPEN ELEM SCHOOL
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • PreK-5th
  • 500 NORTH ASPEN DR
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 567
  • HAWTHORN ELEM SCHOOL NORTH
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • PreK-6th
  • 301 HAWTHORN PKWY
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 497
  • HAWTHORN ELEM SCHOOL SOUTH
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • PreK-5th
  • 430 NORTH ASPEN DR
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 610
  • HAWTHORN TOWNLINE ELEM SCH
  • HAWTHORN CCSD 73
  • PreK-5th
  • 810 ASPEN DR
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 898
  • JOHN POWERS CENTER
  • SPEC EDUC DIST LAKE COUNTY/SEDOL
  • PreK-7th
  • 201 HAWTHORN PKWY
  • VERNON HILLS
  • 0

Private Schools in Zip Code 60061

  • Name
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • KINDER CARE LEARNING CENTER
  • K-K
  • 451 CREEKSIDE DRIVE
  • Vernon Hills
  • 7
Community demographic data is provided by Geolytics Inc. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.

Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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