Located within Illinois, United States, the village of Lombard is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Lombard is exemplified by its calm environment. There are around 20 public green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, including Ackerman Park and York-High Ridge County Forest Preserve, and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within the village. The noise levels in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are also low, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around Interstate 355, East-West Tollway or one of the railway lines.
In Lombard, roughly 60% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This village has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the population of this village own their home and one quarter are renters. The average year of construction for houses in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is 1969.
A supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a rather short walk from anywhere in Lombard. Residents are served by over 200 restaurants and cafes as well. As far as education is concerned, residents will welcome that wherever their home is located in Lombard, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Lombard is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park, and most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway. However, public transit users may find limited choices in Lombard by reason of the low service level. Nonetheless, property owners can depend on the Lombard Station with access to the Union Pacific West Line. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not particularly far away from most properties. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of this part of the Chicago metropolitan area, even though meeting daily needs is convenient on foot.