Flossmoor is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,478 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Flossmoor is the 228th largest community in Illinois.
Flossmoor is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Flossmoor is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flossmoor who work in management occupations (13.66%), healthcare (12.80%), and office and administrative support (10.60%).
Because of many things, Flossmoor is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Flossmoor a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Flossmoor has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Flossmoor’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Flossmoor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.49 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Flossmoor, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Flossmoor is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Flossmoor. 62.29% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Flossmoor in 2010 was $47,603, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,412 for a family of four. However, Flossmoor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Flossmoor is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Flossmoor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flossmoor residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Flossmoor include Irish, African, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Flossmoor is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.