The Village of Brookfield is a vibrant, diverse community of 19,500+ residents located 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. Brookfield is well positioned for convenient access to and from the City of Chicago and the Chicago region. Several major expressways are located within close proximity. Three Metra train stations along the BNSF railway and Pace bus routes provide travel from Aurora on the west to the City of Chicago on the east. Brookfield is an established inner-ring, serene suburb of Chicago 3.1 miles in size. The Village is a stable middle-class community that is family orientated, with good schools, an excellent library, low taxes, and extensive parks and recreation programs.