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Population in 2012: 4,363 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 

Males: 1,958  (44.9%)
Females: 2,405  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60456.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,871 (it was $39,512 in 2000)
Hometown:

$46,871
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,214

Hometown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,529 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Hometown:

$121,529
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,366; Detached houses: $205,580; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,807; In 2-unit structures: $291,290; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,434; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $75,813; Mobile homes: $7,776

Median gross rent in 2012: $401.

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  • White alone - 3,665 (84.3%)
  • Hispanic - 588 (13.5%)
  • Black alone - 38 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hometown: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.1%), German (17.7%), Polish (15.0%), Italian (9.0%), English (3.6%), United States (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/18/1953

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 9,137 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hometown:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hometown city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

244 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This city:  5.6%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,458 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,118 (1.7%)

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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

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Crime rates in Hometown by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000100100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.022.80.00.023.90.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 3133022131002
per 100,000 67.222.467.267.70.046.647.223.972.324.30.00.045.8
Assaults 3422140100000
per 100,000 67.289.544.845.122.893.20.023.90.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 911151596125113733
per 100,000 201.5246.3335.8338.4205.2139.8283.0119.3265.373.0174.868.868.6
Thefts 59518282716353536539465355
per 100,000 1320.81141.71835.71849.81619.21467.51249.71264.91567.4948.41148.91215.01258.6
Auto thefts 8622555212214
per 100,000 179.1134.344.845.1114.0116.5117.947.724.148.650.022.991.5
Arson 0011000000000
per 100,000 0.00.022.422.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 118.7101.6134.0135.0114.8114.196.597.0108.456.164.357.178.8

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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

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Hometown, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -296 (-6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Hometown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 126% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Hometown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Hometown, 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:

  • Saint Xavier University (about 2 miles; Chicago, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,797)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 2 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,743)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,506)
  • Chicago State University (about 7 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,206)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • University of Chicago (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 12,067)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 7,761)

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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0161. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0161
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.271. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.271
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.5% for other race residents, 93.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hometown, IL

4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Hometown compared to Illinois state average:

Hometown, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hometown travel time to work - commute


Hometown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (98%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here57.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Here:

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
Cook County:

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
Cook County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cook County:

8.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

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

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,486$25,9440$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,308$51,69634$32,940
Police - Other 4$10,914$32,7427$4,592
Streets and Highways 1$3,806$45,6729$10,828
Welfare 0$0 1$566
Parks and Recreation 0$0 9$2,526
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,438
Local Libraries 0$0 10$11,310
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$114
Totals for Government 10$28,614$34,33773$64,314

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $804,000 ($184.28)
    Police Protection: $606,000 ($138.90)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($90.99)
    General - Other: $216,000 ($49.51)
    Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($28.65)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($23.15)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($15.59)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($9.63)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($7.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($7.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($6.42)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($5.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $110,000 ($25.21)
    Benefit Payments: $12,000 ($2.75)
    Withdrawals: $10,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $852,000 ($195.28)

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 ($62.34)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $338,000 ($77.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $541,000 ($124.00)
    General Support: $459,000 ($105.20)
    Highways: $126,000 ($28.88)
    All Other: $93,000 ($21.32)
    Public Welfare: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $358,000 ($82.05)
    NEC: $100,000 ($22.92)

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 ($198.72)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hometown, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Hometown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 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:

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
    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:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hometown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13497 , Serial Number: 17262794, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1973
    Registrant (Partnership): Aviation LLP N13497, 8851 S Kildare Ave, Hometown, IL 60456



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

Businesses in Hometown, IL

  • Casual Male XL: 1
  • Walgreens: 1


Hometown on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006"
  • #19 (60456) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Syrian first ancestries"
  • #85 (60456) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belizean first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Burica (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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