Community Profile

The Village of Homer Glen is an upscale gem located within an easy commute of Chicago in the southwest suburbs. Committed to retaining its unique character, Homer Glen has created a strategically inspired commercial development plan. This plan allows the Village to embrace quality growth along its high traffic corridors while preserving the natural and open space resources that have made it so attractive.

Where is Homer Glen, Illinois?

  • Strategic location in northeastern Will County, Illinois
  • 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago
  • Conveniently located to all major Chicagoland airports and major expressways
  • Homer Glen is the 4th largest municipality in Will County by area

What is Fueling Homer Glen's Growth?

  • Interstate 355 / Veterans Memorial Tollway with 2 interchanges (143rd Street and 159th Street)
  • Strong public school system, upscale housing and neighborhoods
  • Easy access to developed commuter rail system
  • Quality of life amenities including a system of Village community parks and over 1,300 acres of public land managed by the Will County Forest Preserve District offering outdoor recreation and access to nature
  • Convenient access to massive Will County Intermodal Transportation Facility
  • Corporate aircraft accommodations just minutes away

What Does Homer Glen Offer?

  • Prime commercial corridors
  • Lake Michigan water and municipal sewer
  • No municipal property tax
  • Lowest retail sales tax rate in Chicago's southwest suburbs at 8%

Who Lives in Homer Glen?

  • Median Household Income: $97,254
  • Median Owner-Occupied Housing Value: $304,400
  • Population Estimate (July 1, 2018): 24,582
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Ages 25+: 39.3%
  • Housing Units: 8,688