Flossmoor is a village in south suburban Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,301 at the 2000 census.

The village is renowned for the quality and architectural variety of its housing stock, as well as its proximity to numerous country clubs.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.2 km©÷), all of it land.

Flossmoor has a station on the Metra Electric Main Line, which provides easy access to the Chicago Loop and the University of Chicago.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 9,301 people, 3,331 households, and 2,648 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,617.6 people per square mile (1,011.6/km©÷). There were 3,433 housing units at an average density of 966.1/sq mi (373.4/km©÷). The racial makeup of the village was 66.30% White, 27.12% African American, 0.09% Native American, 4.23% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.40% of the population.

There were 3,331 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.19.

59.7% of the adult population has at least a bachelor's degree, and 30.5% hold a graduate or professional degree as well.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income (2000 census) for a household in the village was $94,222, and the median income for a family was $103,539. Males had a median income of $71,839 versus $40,773 for females. The per capita income for the village was $42,820. About 2.5% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Flossmoor is in Illinois' 2nd congressional district. It has an elected mayor, Paul Braun, and elected Village trustees, as well as a professional Village Manager, Bridget Wachtel.

Education

Children in grades K-8, attend schools under the jurisdiction of public school district 161. School District 161 has four elementary schools, Western Avenue, Serena Hills, Flossmoor Hills, and Heather Hill, all of which serve students in grades K-5. After attending elementary school, students go to Mardell M. Parker Junior High School, which serves children in grades 6-8.

Flossmoor is also home to Infant Jesus of Prague School, a private, Roman Catholic K-8 school operated by the Infant Jesus of Prague Parish. [1] IJP, as the school is known, is a two-time winner of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award for excellence.

The majority of students in the area then go on to attend the local public high school, Homewood-Flossmoor High School (School District #233), which is a three time recipient of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award.

Notable residents

Xavier Fulton - Tackle number 68 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 

 

Economic Data for Zip Code 60422

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Demographics Data for Zip Code 60422

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Population Data for Zip Code 60422

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  • Total (2010 Census):3,977
  • Estimated (Present):3,847
  • Projected (2019):3,657
  • Household Change (2010-Present) -3.27%
  • Household Change (2010-2017) -8.05%

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* All numbers in this section are 2016 projections provided by Geolytics Inc

Public Schools in Zip Code 60422

  • Name
  • District
  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • HOMEWOOD-FLOSSMOOR HIGH SCHOOL
  • HOMEWOOD FLOSSMOOR CHSD 233
  • 9th-12th
  • 999 KEDZIE AVE
  • FLOSSMOOR
  • 2,899

  • PARKER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
  • FLOSSMOOR SD 161
  • 6th-8th
  • 2810 SCHOOL ST
  • FLOSSMOOR
  • 990

  • FLOSSMOOR HILLS ELEM SCHOOL
  • FLOSSMOOR SD 161
  • K-5th
  • 3721 BEECH ST
  • FLOSSMOOR
  • 353
  • HEATHER HILL ELEM SCHOOL
  • FLOSSMOOR SD 161
  • K-5th
  • 1439 LAWRENCE CRESC
  • FLOSSMOOR
  • 322
  • WESTERN AVENUE ELEM SCHOOL
  • FLOSSMOOR SD 161
  • K-5th
  • 940 WESTERN AVE
  • FLOSSMOOR
  • 496

Private Schools in Zip Code 60422

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  • Grades
  • Address
  • City
  • Students
  • FLOSSMOOR MONTESSORI SCHOOL
  • PreK-3rd
  • 740 Western Ave
  • Flossmoor
  • 114
  • INFANT JESUS OF PRAGUE SCHOOL
  • PreK-8th
  • 1101 Douglas Ave
  • Flossmoor
  • 628
  • THE MARTSCI SCHOOL
  • PreK-K
  • Flossmoor
  • 34
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Schools listed are those in the Zip Code of the listing, but may not serve this address.
School Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).
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