Vernon Hills, Illinois 

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Health in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Health is ranked on a scale of 1 (worst) to 100 (best).

Vernon Hills air quality is 66. (The US average is 58.)
This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

Vernon Hills water quality is 28. (The US average is 55.)
Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.

Vernon Hills Superfund Index is 88. (The US average is 87.)
The EPA's Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation's most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 290 physicians per 100,000 population in Vernon Hills. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Vernon Hills commutes 28.9 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
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  HEALTHVernon Hills, IllinoisUnited States
  6658.4
  2855
  87.986.9
  290210
  101100
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    housing - 1/5/2012
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    Great Public Schools - 8/23/2007
    The Vernon Hills public school is top notch, consistently rated among the highest in the U.S. Schools are new, low pupil to teacher ratio, with many after school... Read More

    Very nice area - 9/1/2006
    I have lived in the Chicagoland area for over a year and a half and have not been overly impressed. I moved to Vernon Hills in May and have renewed faith in the area. ... Read More


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