Flossmoor (/ˈflɒsmɔːr/) is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,464 at the 2010 census.
According to the 2010 census, Flossmoor has a total area of 3.66 square miles (9.48 km2), all land. Flossmoor has a station on the Metra Electric Main Line, which provides easy access to the Chicago Loop and the University of Chicago.
The village is renowned for the quality and architectural variety of its housing stock, as well as its proximity to numerous country clubs. It is the second safest suburb in the Southland of Cook County, ranking just below the neighboring village of Olympia Fields.
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.
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 for excellence.
Flossmoor is home to Infant Jesus of Prague School, a private, Roman Catholic K-8 school operated by the Infant Jesus of Prague Parish. IJP, as the school is known, is a two-time winner of the U.S. Department of Education's Blue Ribbon Award.
|• Mayor||Paul Braun|
|• Total||3.66 sq mi (9.48 km2)|
|• Land||3.66 sq mi (9.48 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2) 0%|
|• Estimate (2016)||9,362|
|• Density||2,557.22/sq mi (987.28/km2)|
|Up 1.80% from 2000|
|Standard of living (2007-11)|
|• Per capita income||$55,187|
|• Median home value||$288,900|