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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 23%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon Hills/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime453n/a (estimate)1,6872,2532,489
Murder0n/a0.06.65.0
Rape5n/a18.648.042.6
Robbery7n/a26.198.481.6
Assault6n/a22.3254.0250.2
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)67407379
Burglary13n/a48.4271.7340.5
Theft412n/a1,534.61,426.61,549.5
Vehicle theft10n/a37.2148.2219.9
Property crime435n/a (estimate)1,6201,8472,110

Key findings

  • Vernon Hills crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vernon Hills are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Vernon Hills you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vernon Hills is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vernon Hills has increased by 44%

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 1.34 times less than the Illinois average and 1.48 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vernon Hills is 6.07 times less than the Illinois average and 5.66 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vernon Hills has a daily crime rate that is 1.14 times less than the Illinois average and 1.30 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 47% of other cities in the state of Illinois. In addition, Vernon Hills is safer than 64% 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 1492
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernon Hills is 1 in 60
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Vernon Hills? In Vernon Hills, IL you have a 1 in 1492 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 62 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 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 18% in Vernon Hills, while property crimes in Vernon Hills have increased by 45%. Total crime has increased by 44% 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
      Tower Lakes, IL1,149000
      Hawthorn Woods, IL7,59023185208
      Inverness, IL7,8440242242
      Lindenhurst, IL14,38035294329
      Third Lake, IL1,26662281343
      Port Barrington, IL1,49063287350
      North Barrington, IL2,97264290353
      Vernon Hills, IL25,910671,6201,687

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Graham, WA25,8973663,3403,706
      Mount Pleasant, MI25,8961901,5171,707
      South Pasadena, CA25,9361132,2102,323
      Lochearn, MD25,8786222,6703,292
      Carrollton, GA25,9604373,0473,484
      Vernon Hills, IL25,910671,6201,687
      Source: The Vernon Hills, IL crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.