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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 49%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime310n/a (estimate)1,1732,3372,580
Murder0n/a0.06.95.0
Rape4n/a15.146.042.6
Robbery7n/a26.5111.586.2
Assault4n/a15.1239.7246.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)57404381
Burglary20n/a75.7306.7376.0
Theft271n/a1,025.41,472.31,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a15.1153.8228.9
Property crime295n/a (estimate)1,1161,9332,200

Key findings

  • Vernon Hills crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vernon Hills are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Vernon Hills you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vernon Hills is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vernon Hills has decreased by 35%

Vernon Hills crime map

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The Vernon Hills crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Vernon Hills as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Vernon Hills crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Vernon Hills (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vernon Hills, IL per 100,000 people. In Vernon Hills, the total number of daily crimes is 1.99 times less than the Illinois average and 2.20 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vernon Hills is 7.12 times less than the Illinois average and 6.71 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vernon Hills has a daily crime rate that is 1.73 times less than the Illinois average and 1.97 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Vernon Hills (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Illinois and all other cities across the US, is Vernon Hills safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Vernon Hills is safer than 65% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Vernon Hills is safer than 78% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Illinois and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Vernon Hills. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Vernon Hills is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vernon Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 1762
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 90
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 86
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Vernon Hills? In Vernon Hills, IL you have a 1 in 1762 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Vernon Hills.

      Year Over Year Crime In Vernon Hills (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Vernon Hills is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Vernon Hills has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 50% in Vernon Hills, while property crimes in Vernon Hills have decreased by 37%. Total crime has decreased by 35% year over year.

      Vernon Hills police department

      ItemVernon HillsIllinoisNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6330,690558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.52.63.3
      There are a total of 63 Vernon Hills police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.7% less than the Illinois average and 23.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Illinois

      StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
      Illinois32,213263266
      There are a total of 32,213 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 263 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 1% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Third Lake, IL1,26662295356
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063300363
      North Barrington, IL2,97263303367
      Knollwood, IL1,72974354428
      Green Oaks, IL3,83277368445
      Deer Park, IL3,40977368445
      Lakemoor, IL6,31399347447
      Vernon Hills, IL25,910571,1161,173

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graham, WA25,8973893,6694,057
      Mount Pleasant, MI25,8962941,2511,545
      South Pasadena, CA25,9361232,0142,137
      Lochearn, MD25,8786422,7843,426
      Carrollton, GA25,9605884,1274,715
      Vernon Hills, IL25,910571,1161,173
      Source: The Vernon Hills, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.