Vernon Hills

Vernon Hills is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago and serves as a retail hub for its surrounding area. Westfield Hawthorn, formerly Hawthorn Center, is a shopping mall in Vernon Hills, with the four anchor stores of Carson Pirie Scott, J.C. Penney, Macy’s and Sears. Vernon Hills has a station on Metra’s North Central Service, which provides daily rail service between Antioch and Union Station. It is also serviced by Pace buses. Vernon Hills has wonderful parks and recreation services. There are several nature and biking trails that are easily accessible and well maintained within the village. There are some excellent shopping and dining areas in the city. It also has several parks which provide all modern amenities. The city is also home to a number of lakes which are popular recreational spots.



Hawthorn Community Consolidated School District 73

  • Hawthorn Elementary North
  • Hawthorn Elementary South
  • Aspen Elementary
  • Townline Elementary
  • School of Dual Language
  • Middle School North
  • Middle School South


Community High School District 128

  • Vernon Hills High School
  • Libertyville High School


Top Employers

According to the Village’s 2009 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the town are:

1. Westfield Hawthorn, 2,500
2. Zebra Technologies, 900
3. American Hotel Register, 400
4. CDW, 350
5. Mitsubishi Electric Automation, 350
6. Cole-Parmer, 300
7. Richard Wolf, 200
8. Rust-Oleum, 180
9. ZF, 180
10. Experient, 160



The village’s population was 25,113 at the 2010 census. The median income for a household in the village was $101,297, and the median income for a family was $123,806. Males had a median income of $94,807 versus $78,136 for females. The per capita income for the village was $72,219.

Newest Vernon Hills Listings

3 Beds 4 Baths MRD11674322 MLS
Welcome home to this beautiful 3 bed, 3.1 bath Bourges home with thoughtful open floor plan and first floor owner's suite at the Cuneo Mansion and Gardens! Upon entering, be greeted by the grand two-story foyer, adorned with large windows and featuring gorgeous hardwood floors and impressive curved staircase leading to your second level. Your main level offers a vaulted ceiling living room that opens to your gourmet kitchen, eating area and dining room - making it the perfect space for a night in or for entertaining! Cooking is an absolute dream in your Chef's kitchen boasting all Stainless Steel appliances, huge island with seating, walk-in pantry, 42" cabinets and quartz countertops - all overlooking your large landscaped yard. After a long day, escape to your main level private owner's suite with a luxury bath adorned with Quartz counters, double sink vanity, soaker tub and HUGE separate shower and walk in closet. Enjoy your morning coffee in the sundrenched family room - perfect for relaxing or working from home! A spacious laundry room/mudroom is conveniently located off the garage completes the main level. Your second level features two additional bedrooms, one with an ensuite, and a bonus recreation area that can easily be converted to a den, playroom or fourth bedroom! Other highlights include an unfinished basement, with plumbing rough-in, to bring your ideas to. Ideally located on a quiet premium cul-de-sac lot just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment, parks, trails, the Metra and top rated Vernon Hills High Schools, this home truly has it all!

1301 Mansion Road, Vernon Hills

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