Community Profile

The Village of Homer Glen is a suburban gem located within an easy commute of Chicago in one of the country's fastest growing counties. 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 while preserving the resources that have made it so attractive. 
 

Where is Homer Glen, Illinois?


  • Located in northeastern Will County, Illinois
  • 25 miles southwest of downtown Chicago
  • Conveniently located to all major Chicagoland airports and major expressways
  • Will County is projected to be the 2nd most populated county in Chicagoland by 2040
  • Homer Glen is the 4th largest municipality in Will County

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
  • Convenient access to massive Will County Intermodal Transportation Facility
  • Corporate aircraft accommodations just minutes away

What Does Homer Glen Offer?


  • Prime commercial corridors (Click here)
  • 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: $91,257
  • Median Owner-Occupied Housing Value: $300,000
  • Population Estimate, 2015: 24,395
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Ages 25+: 35.7%
  • Housing Units: 8,560