homewood

(From the Village of Homewood Website)

The Village of Homewood is the right place to work, play, learn, be creative and put down roots. From an award-winning school system and outstanding park district to ease of commuting to Chicago, Homewood's amenities add up to a superior quality of life.


RESIDENTS ARE EDUCATED

  • 76.42% White Collar

  • 58% College Degree; 18% Master’s/Doctorate

  • Homewood-Flossmoor High School is ranked 17th in the State (Newsweek)

  • Over half of teachers  in both Homewood school systems possess a Master's degree

 

RESIDENTS ARE ENGAGED

  • Spend over $1M every day with local businesses (excludes service)

  • 90%  have active library cards

  • Schools, Park District, local service groups, and the Village each report over 200 involved volunteers

RESIDENTS ARE ECLECTIC
74.46% White; 20.87% Black; 1.85% Asian; 1.56% two or more races
Average resident lives in a Mad Men-style home; 20% own vintage homes
15 churches or synagogues within five mile radius

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Named one of the top most livable metro-area suburbs in the Midwest - Forbes.com

  • Award-winning school districts: Homewood District 153 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School (Blue Ribbon Winner)

  • Award-winning park district:  Homewood-Flossmoor Park District (National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Administration)

  • Best Downtown - Chicago Tribune

  • Best Town - Chicago Magazine