Population: 24,364 (2014)
Incorporated: April, 2001
Time Zone: CST
Postal Code: 60491
Area Code: 815, 779
The Village of Homer Glen has been ranked the #1 safest place to live in Illinois. Movoto Praised Homer Glen’s all-around safety, noting “…there’s simply no better option” than Homer Glen. This “Safest Community in Illinois” honor is due to Homer Glen residents being committed to sustaining a safe community.
The Village is served by 3 excellent grade school districts, which feed into Lockport Township High School. Four Fire Protection Districts protect and provide unparalleled service for the residents. The Homer Township Library actively searches out and receives grants to benefit all residents, from youth through seniors.
In 1988, the Homer Township residents approved a referendum to purchase open space for recreational, environmental and educational uses. The Township maintains a number of athletic fields, as well as neighborhood parks.