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
Based on information submitted to the MRED as of Sep 22, 2020 3:09:am. All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

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