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Homer Glen, IL
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Living in Homer Glen



Homer Glen is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,446 people and six associated neighborhoods, Homer Glen is the 92nd largest community in Illinois.

Homer Glen real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Homer Glen house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Homer Glen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.66% 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.

Homer Glen 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, Homer Glen’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Homer Glen, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.30 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Homer Glen are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.72% of adults in Homer Glen have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Homer Glen in 2018 was $49,558, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,232 for a family of four.

Homer Glen is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Homer Glen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homer Glen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Homer Glen include Polish, Irish, German, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Homer Glen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Arabic.