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The Village of Homewood a place to work, play, learn, be creative, and put down roots. With an award-winning school system, outstanding park district and easy commute to Chicago, Homewood's amenities offer an outstanding quality of life in a diverse, educated, vibrant community.

Residents are Educated

  • 58% College Degree; 20.4% master’s/doctorate
  • Homewood-Flossmoor High School is ranked 17th in the State (Newsweek)
  • More than half of teachers in both Homewood school systems possess a master's degree

Residents are Engaged

  • Spend more than $1M every day with local businesses (excludes service)
  • 90% have active library cards
  • Schools, park district, local service groups, and the Village each report more than 200 involved volunteers

Residents are Diverse

  • 58.50% White; 33.50% Black; 1.90% Asian; 3.40% two or more races
  • 15 churches or synagogues within five-mile radius

Source: U.S. Census, Data USA, 2014

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named one of the topmost livable metro-area suburbs in the Midwest -
  • Award-winning school districts: Homewood District 153 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School (Blue Ribbon Winner)
  • Award-winning park district: Homewood-Flossmoor Park District (Two-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Administration)
  • "Top Rated Community"
  • "Best Downtown" - Chicago Tribune
  • "Best Town" - Chicago Magazine