Mokena has it all. With a population of just over 20,000, the community has grown thanks to its convenient transportation, recreational opportunities, and local services.
Residents take advantage of numerous parks, paths, and trails including the Hickory Creek Preserve and the Old Plank Road Trail. For days better suited for indoor activities, the Mokena Park District offers a wide variety of facilities including basketball and volleyball courts, a track, exercise rooms, and a fitness center.
Over the years, the village has made several enhancements to its downtown area, which features a mix of offices, shops, and restaurants.
Housing choices in Mokena include single-family homes and condominiums. Two Metra train stations are located in the village, providing an easy commute to downtown Chicago. Meanwhile, those traveling by car have access to I-80.
Students in Mokena are served by schools such as Lincoln-Way East High School, which has been ranked among the top public schools in Illinois according to U.S. News & World Report magazine.