The Village of Homewood is the right 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. 

The Village of Homewood has a long history first as a railroad stop and later as a suburb. Learn more about Homewood's history and the Homewood Historical Society.

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 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)
  • "Top Rated Community"
  • "Best Downtown" - Chicago Tribune
  • "Best Town" - Chicago Magazine
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