Homer Glen is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,472 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Homer Glen is the 99th 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.
Homer Glen is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Homer Glen is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homer Glen who work in sales jobs (13.81%), office and administrative support (12.85%), and management occupations (11.62%).
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.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Homer Glen is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Homer Glen, the average commute to work is 34.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Homer Glen are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.30% of adults in Homer Glen have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Homer Glen in 2018 was $42,158, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,632 for a family of four.
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 Spanish.