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Vernon township, IL map Land area: 36.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 65,355 (99% urban, 1% rural)
Males: 32,259  (49.4%)
Females: 33,096  (50.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 64,538 (56,915 owner occupied, 7,623 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

33%


Races in Vernon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 83.2%
  • Black: 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 36.5
Median age of females: 37.2

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Average household size: 2.88

Vernon township:

2.9 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.28

Estimated median household income in 2009: $103,288 ($90,573 in 1999)
This township:

$103,288
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,182 (lower quartile is $955, upper quartile is $1,660)
Here:

$1,182
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $386,743 (it was $259,000 in 2000)
Vernon township:

$386,743
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $266,852 - $600,825

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $567,017
Here:

$567,017
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $258,070
Here:

$258,070
State:

$249,884

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $308,012
Here:

$308,012
State:

$320,044

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $312,819
Here:

$312,819
State:

$280,866

Mobile homes: $33,889
Here:

$33,889
State:

$35,670
Population density: 1809 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.6%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.1%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Buffalo Grove, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods, Indian Creek.


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Number of foreign born residents: 13,386 (48% naturalized citizens)

Vernon township:  20.5%
State:  12.3%

60% of Vernon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 38077
  • Northeast: 3781
  • Midwest: 5965
  • South: 2055
  • West: 1718

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $496,600

Vernon township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Vernon township, Illinois:

  • 648 people in nursing homes
  • 98 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,179
  • One, attached: 4,626
  • Two: 72
  • 3 or 4: 1,182
  • 5 to 9: 1,074
  • 10 to 19: 772
  • 20 to 49: 956
  • 50 or more: 254
  • Mobile homes: 13
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Vernon township with a mortgage: 14,837 (1,123 second mortgage, 2,273 home equity loan, 106 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,193

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 409
  • 1995 to 1998: 2,586
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,650
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,251
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,443
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,431
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,009
  • 1940 to 1949: 189
  • 1939 or earlier: 168

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Vernon township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 77
  • 3 rooms: 328
  • 4 rooms: 951
  • 5 rooms: 2,497
  • 6 rooms: 2,835
  • 7 rooms: 3,091
  • 8 rooms: 3,961
  • 9 or more rooms: 5,554

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 110
  • 2 rooms: 301
  • 3 rooms: 594
  • 4 rooms: 930
  • 5 rooms: 592
  • 6 rooms: 353
  • 7 rooms: 102
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9 or more rooms: 50

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Vernon township:

  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 258
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,625
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,132
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,582
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 1,648

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Vernon township:

  • no bedroom: 132
  • 1 bedroom: 853
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,510
  • 3 bedrooms: 442
  • 4 bedrooms: 164
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 154
  • 1 vehicle: 3,669
  • 2 vehicles: 11,522
  • 3 vehicles: 3,170
  • 4 vehicles: 625
  • 5 or more vehicles: 154

Cars and other vehicles available in Vernon township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 211
  • 1 vehicle: 1,622
  • 2 vehicles: 1,023
  • 3 vehicles: 202
  • 4 vehicles: 45
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Chemicals (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Vernon township:

  • German (12.7%)
  • Russian (11.5%)
  • Polish (8.3%)
  • Irish (7.8%)
  • United States or American (6.3%)
  • Italian (5.8%)
  • English (3.8%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (14%)
  • Ukraine (12%)
  • Russia (9%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • India (6%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Poland (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,245 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,268 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 121 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 136 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1,744 (5%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 171 (1%)
  • Other means: 210 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,646 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (7%)

People in group quarters in Vernon township, Illinois:

  • 648 people in nursing homes
  • 98 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

74.7% of residents of Vernon township speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
12.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
6.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,562
  • In family households: 59,205 (15,157 male householders, 2,770 female householders)
    16,324 spouses, 22,530 children (21,416 natural, 607 adopted, 507 stepchildren), 160 grandchildren, 364 brothers or sisters, 426 parents, 905 other relatives, 569 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,357 (1,968 male householders (1,521 living alone)), 2,522 female householders (2,244 living alone)), 867 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 817 (711 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,913 2-persons, 4,138 3-persons, 5,144 4-persons, 2,023 5-persons, 554 6-persons, 155 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,765 1-person, 634 2-persons, 83 3-persons, 8 4-persons,

17,614 married couples with children.
1,809 single-parent households (347 men, 1,462 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 728
Here:

7.7%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 265
Here:

5.9%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 600
Here:

27.3%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Vernon township:

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