Hometown, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 4,274 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 1,890  (44.2%)
Females: 2,384  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60456.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,455 (it was $39,512 in 2000)
Hometown:

$47,455
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,778 (it was $19,149 in 2000)

Hometown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,771 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Hometown:

$119,771
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,899; detached houses: $138,728; townhouses or other attached units: $122,828; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,291; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,992

Median gross rent in 2017: $892.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hometown: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.1%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Hometown, IL (2010)
    • 3,66584.3%White alone
    • 58813.5%Hispanic
    • 380.9%Black alone
    • 320.7%Two or more races
    • 110.3%American Indian alone
    • 140.3%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Hometown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hometown, Illinois as of January 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hometown is 1,081 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hometown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(46.6)
2
(47.2)
1
(23.9)
3
(72.3)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.8)
4
(91.6)
2
(45.7)
1
(22.9)
1
(23.0)
3
(69.9)
2
(46.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(93.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.8)
5
(114.2)
5
(114.4)
3
(69.1)
2
(46.6)
1
(23.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(139.8)
12
(283.0)
5
(119.3)
11
(265.3)
3
(73.0)
7
(174.8)
3
(68.8)
3
(68.6)
8
(183.2)
3
(68.5)
3
(68.7)
4
(92.2)
2
(46.6)
3
(70.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,468)
53
(1,250)
53
(1,265)
65
(1,567)
39
(948.4)
46
(1,149)
53
(1,215)
55
(1,259)
60
(1,374)
46
(1,051)
39
(892.7)
31
(714.3)
26
(606.2)
12
(281.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(116.5)
5
(117.9)
2
(47.7)
1
(24.1)
2
(48.6)
2
(50.0)
1
(22.9)
4
(91.5)
2
(45.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(114.4)
5
(115.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)110.493.493.8104.954.262.255.276.2108.183.479.483.457.835.0

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City-data.com crime index in Hometown, IL

Crime rate in Hometown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 4 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.23
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), English (10.7%), Italian (7.9%), Polish (6.6%), German (6.4%), American (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/18/1953

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 8,950 people per square mile   (high).

Hometown, Illinois map

323 residents are foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

7.5%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,441 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,425 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oak Lawn, IL (1.5 miles , pop. 55,245).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (8.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oak Lawn, IL (1.2 miles ),
Evergreen Park, IL (1.3 miles ),
Burbank, IL (1.5 miles ),
Chicago Ridge, IL (1.8 miles ),
Merrionette Park, IL (1.9 miles ),
Bedford Park, IL (2.0 miles ),
Bridgeview, IL (2.0 miles ),
Alsip, IL (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 708

Distribution of median household income in Hometown, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hometown, IL in 2017
Hometown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Hometown, IL
Historical housing units in Hometown, IL
Most common industries in Hometown, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.6%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Hometown, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)

Average climate in Hometown, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hometown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.7. This is worse than average.

City:

95.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.64
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0176. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0176
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Hometown-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Hometown city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hometown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from Hometown center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 201.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 258.9 miles away from Hometown center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from Hometown center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hometown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hometown:

  • STONY CREEK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • EMERALD PARK HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; EVERGREEN PARK, IL)
  • MANORCARE OF OAK LAWN EAST (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • ADVOCATE CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • F J HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • ACTIVE HOME HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • RELIABLE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; EVERGREEN PARK, IL)

Amtrak stations near Hometown:

  • 6 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hometown:

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 2 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,497)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 2 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 6 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Chicago State University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Morton College (about 7 miles; Cicero, IL; FT enrollment: 3,236)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Private high school in Hometown:

  • JOSEPH ACADEMY (Students: 27, Location: 9003 S KOSTNER AVE, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Hometown:

See full list of schools located in Hometown

Library in Hometown:

  • HOMETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,801; Location: 4331 SOUTHWEST HIGHWAY; 25,596 books; 540 audio materials; 897 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: CGX) closed in 2004
  • The first houses in Hometown were built by J.E. Merrion in 1949. There was no housing stock in the community before that. Consequently, there are no homes built in the 30s.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hometown: Hometown Village Hall (A), Hometown Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hometown: Our Lady of Loretto Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hometown: Anderson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.8%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Hometown (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hometown at 4062 Southwest Highway, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Hometown:

Marital status in Hometown, IL
  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hometown:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Illinois average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hometown, IL (based on Cook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,947,223376
Evangelical Protestant432,9751,484
Other312,636403
Mainline Protestant202,114630
Black Protestant148,895395
Orthodox53,27666
None2,097,556-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Here:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
This county:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hometown:

48.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Hometown:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hometown:

20.2%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hometown:

11.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hometown:

35.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hometown:

57.3%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.7%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hometown, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 4$12,280$36,8407$5,712
Other Government Administration 3$9,160$36,64023$2,874
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,848$58,17635$40,978
Other and Unallocable 1$4,462$53,5449$8,192
Local Libraries 0$0 10$8,268
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,014
Parks and Recreation 0$0 12$5,454
Health 0$0 1$432
Welfare 0$0 1$432
Streets and Highways 0$0 5$884
Financial Administration 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 9$30,750$41,000108$75,750

Hometown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $191,000 ($44.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $832,000 ($194.67)
    Water Utilities: $490,000 ($114.65)
    Sewerage: $463,000 ($108.33)
    Financial Administration: $414,000 ($96.86)
    Central Staff Services: $247,000 ($57.79)
    Regular Highways: $226,000 ($52.88)
    Libraries: $64,000 ($14.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($9.59)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($9.12)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($6.32)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($4.45)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $101,000 ($23.63)
    Benefit Payments: $37,000 ($8.66)
    Corporate Bonds: $18,000 ($4.21)
    Withdrawals: $4,000 ($0.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $52,000 ($12.17)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($6.08)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.17)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,204,000 ($281.70)

Hometown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $523,000 ($122.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($6.55)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $28,000 ($6.55)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $26,000 ($6.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $356,000 ($83.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $75,000 ($17.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $554,000 ($129.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $674,000 ($157.70)
    Highways: $278,000 ($65.04)
    Other: $38,000 ($8.89)
  • Tax - Property: $409,000 ($95.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $344,000 ($80.49)
    Other License: $122,000 ($28.54)

Hometown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $17,000 ($3.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($129.62)

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,407 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DuPage County, IL  0.46% ($77,836 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.24% ($87,721)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($52,993)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,808 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DuPage County, IL  0.56% ($81,685 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.32% ($62,155)
to Lake County, IL  0.29% ($95,396)

Businesses in Hometown, IL

  • Casual Male XL: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hometown:

  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Hometown:

  • WXAV (88.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ST. XAVIER COLLEGE)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hometown:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
Hometown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hometown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Property Management, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Property Management, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Kristin A Steiner, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Edward G Roach, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: Mobilitie Investments Ii, LLC, Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • David McGlothlin, 4654 W 88th Street (Lat: 41.731611 Lon: -87.740861), Type: 32.0, Structure height: 17031 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Apc Towers, LLC, Dpierce@apctowers.Com, Suite 110, Morri-sville, Phone: (919) 324-1922
  • David McGlothlin, 4654 W 88th Street (Lat: 41.731611 Lon: -87.740861), Type: 32.0, Structure height: 17031 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: Apc Towers, LLC, Dagresta@apctowers.Com, Suite 250, Ralei-gh, Phone: (919) 324-1945

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4301 Southwest Hwy (Lat: 41.729194 Lon: -87.729778), Call Sign: KBN821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Registrant: Hometown Fire Protection District, 4301 Southwest Hwy, Hometown, IL 60456, Phone: (708) 422-2027, Fax: (708) 422-6551, Email:
  • 4331 W Southwest Hwy (Lat: 41.728083 Lon: -87.730611), Call Sign: KSD695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/27/2023, Registrant: City Of Hometown, 4331 W Southwest Hwy, Hometown, IL 60456, Phone: (708) 422-2189, Fax: (708) 424-3166, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hometown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$143,3135$86,80095$123,9792$50,0006$74,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$90,00010$133,5002$59,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$124,0002$105,00033$132,1526$15,3331$105,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$012$124,3331$15,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$138,0000$010$141,3001$161,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8220.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$151,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$166,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8220.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hometown, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hometown, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 38 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hometown, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.7%), and Outside Fires (17.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hometown, IL
    • 22867.7%Structure Fires
    • 5917.5%Outside Fires
    • 298.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 216.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hometown, IL
Most common first names in Hometown, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8874.7 years
Mary6179.2 years
James4172.0 years
William4172.2 years
Margaret3983.4 years
Joseph3674.5 years
Helen3678.6 years
Edward3072.9 years
Anna2982.4 years
Robert2869.6 years
Most common last names in Hometown, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1376.6 years
Oconnor1373.1 years
Ryan1275.0 years
Miller1071.9 years
Smith979.1 years
Anderson875.2 years
Burns876.7 years
Nelson863.6 years
Wagner872.9 years
Obrien772.2 years


Hometown compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.