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The Village of Matteson (pronounced Mat-te-son) is located 28 miles southwest of Chicago's downtown and lakefront, and shares boundaries with Olympia Fields, Frankfort, Park Forest, Tinley Park and Richton Park, and boasts a population of 19,009*. The Village is governed by a Village President and six trustees elected-at-large, and is staffed by a Village Administrator and 180 employees. Matteson is a major regional retail center, featuring a regional shopping mall under redevelopment. Over 750 acres of vacant land is available for residential and commercial development. The Village is served by the award-winning Rich Township High School District #227, two elementary schools districts #159 and #162, as well as several private and parochial elementary and pre-schools. The Village of Matteson also hosts a 23,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art public library. Three healthcare facilities and two institutions of higher education are located in neighboring communities.

The demographic makeup of the Village established by a special 2005 census is 92.7% Black, 5.0% White, 3.1% Hispanic and 0.8% Asian. The Village offers a variety of attractive subdivisions with homes ranging in price from the mid $100,000's to over $350,000 with the median home value at $192,009 for existing homes. Eighty-two percent of Matteson's housing is single family.

The Village owns over 100 acres of parks, offering tennis courts, a fitness center, ball fields, picnic areas and a community center, which provides numerous programs. Acres of forest preserve and nature centers, trails for cross-country skiing, hiking, jogging and bicycling are minutes away.


Important Phone Numbers
Non-Emergency: (708) 748-1564
Anonymous Tip Line: (708) 283-4766
Administration: (708) 748-4085
Fax: (708) 748-7364
Matteson Police Department
20500 South Cicero Avenue
Matteson, IL 60443
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