Flossmoor, IL
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Living in Flossmoor


Flossmoor is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 9,155 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Flossmoor is the 228th largest community in Illinois.

Flossmoor is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.90% 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 (16.28%), healthcare (11.68%), and business and financial occupations (10.29%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Flossmoor is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 35.55 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.

Even though Flossmoor is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Flossmoor, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Flossmoor is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 62.05% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Flossmoor in 2018 was $50,898, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,592 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, German, African, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Flossmoor is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.