Hometown, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 4,365 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 1,964  (45.0%)
Females: 2,401  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60456.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,011 (it was $39,512 in 2000)
Hometown:

$49,011
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,138 (it was $19,149 in 2000)

Hometown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,457 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Hometown:

$117,457
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $271,740; Detached houses: $289,664; Townhouses or other attached units: $245,879; In 2-unit structures: $219,304; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,262; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,756; Mobile homes: $26,256; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $434.

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  • Races in Hometown, IL (2010)

    Hometown races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hometown: 99.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), German (16.7%), Polish (11.2%), Italian (9.4%), United States (3.8%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/18/1953

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 9,141 people per square mile   (high).

Hometown,IL real estate house value index trend

Hometown, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hometown:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hometown city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

282 residents are foreign born (5.3% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

6.4%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hometown, Illinois as of July 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hometown to the number of sex offenders is 1,091 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,785 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,363 (2.4%)

Hometown satellite photo by USGS

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

Hometown household income distribution Hometown home values distribution

Crime rates in Hometown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00100100000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.022.80.00.023.90.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 3302213100242
per 100,000 67.267.70.046.647.223.972.324.30.00.045.891.645.7
Assaults 2214010000025
per 100,000 44.845.122.893.20.023.90.00.00.00.00.045.8114.2
Burglaries 15159612511373383
per 100,000 335.8338.4205.2139.8283.0119.3265.373.0174.868.868.6183.268.5
Thefts 82827163535365394653556046
per 100,000 1,835.71,849.81,619.21,467.51,249.71,264.91,567.4948.41,148.91,215.01,258.61,374.31,050.9
Auto thefts 2255521221420
per 100,000 44.845.1114.0116.5117.947.724.148.650.022.991.545.80.0
Arson 1100000000000
per 100,000 22.422.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 134.0135.0114.8114.196.597.0108.456.164.357.178.8111.886.2

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Crime rate in Hometown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.23
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -296 (-6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Hometown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hometown, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Hometown 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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:

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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.

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.449. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0153. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0153
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.6%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% for other race residents, 93.9% for two or more races residents)
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

Hometown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Illinois average:

12.4

Hometown travel time to work - commute Hometown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hometown city (based on Cook County data)

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.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$510
Other Government Administration 3$9,160$36,64023$2,874
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,848$58,17635$40,978
Police - Other 4$12,280$36,8407$5,712
Streets and Highways 0$0 5$884
Welfare 0$0 1$432
Health 0$0 1$432
Parks and Recreation 0$0 12$5,454
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,014
Local Libraries 0$0 10$8,268
Other and Unallocable 1$4,462$53,5449$8,192
Totals for Government 9$30,750$41,000108$75,750

Hometown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $804,000 ($184.19)
    Police Protection: $606,000 ($138.83)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($90.95)
    General - Other: $216,000 ($49.48)
    Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($28.64)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($23.14)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($15.58)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($9.62)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($7.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($7.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($6.41)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($5.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $110,000 ($25.20)
    Benefit Payments: $12,000 ($2.75)
    Withdrawals: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $852,000 ($195.19)

Hometown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($5.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $9,000 ($2.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $272,000 ($62.31)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $338,000 ($77.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $541,000 ($123.94)
    General Support: $459,000 ($105.15)
    Highways: $126,000 ($28.87)
    All Other: $93,000 ($21.31)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $358,000 ($82.02)
    NEC: $100,000 ($22.91)

Hometown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,000 ($2.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,000 ($2.98)

Hometown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $867,000 ($198.63)

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DuPage County, IL  0.42% ($46,315 average AGI)
from Will County, IL  0.23% ($40,173)
from Lake County, IL  0.23% ($56,212)


3.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,782 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,216 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.07%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DuPage County, IL  0.47% ($56,473 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.26% ($47,918)
to Lake County, IL  0.23% ($70,503)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hometown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Property Management, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Property Management, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Kristin A Steiner, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 8800 S. Pulaski Rd (Lat: 41.734000 Lon: -87.721778), Type: 30.5, Overall height: 29.6 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 4301 Southwest Hwy (Lat: 41.729194 Lon: -87.729778), Call Sign: KBN821
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 07/27/2023Registrant: 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 28

Incident types - Hometown

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (97%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Hometown, IL

  • Casual Male XL: 1
  • Walgreens: 1

Hometown compared to Illinois 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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