Homewood, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 19,089 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 8,989  (47.1%)
Females: 10,100  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60430.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,385 (it was $57,213 in 2000)
Homewood:

$75,385
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,837 (it was $26,074 in 2000)

Homewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,064 (it was $131,700 in 2000)
Homewood:

$176,064
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $318,646; detached houses: $328,836; townhouses or other attached units: $310,531; in 2-unit structures: $309,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,452; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,380; mobile homes: $43,489; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $660,183

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,164.

March 2019 cost of living index in Homewood: 101.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Homewood, IL (2010)
    • 10,92256.5%White alone
    • 6,52033.7%Black alone
    • 1,1335.9%Hispanic
    • 4042.1%Two or more races
    • 2701.4%Asian alone
    • 560.3%Other race alone
    • 170.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Homewood, Illinois as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homewood is 1,599 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Homewood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
4
(21.1)
3
(16.0)
7
(37.6)
3
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(20.6)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
4
(20.6)
8
(41.8)
9
(47.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(162.2)
35
(185.0)
27
(144.1)
27
(145.1)
19
(102.8)
9
(49.8)
6
(31.0)
17
(87.6)
32
(164.6)
28
(143.8)
15
(76.9)
22
(113.5)
21
(109.7)
23
(120.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(62.8)
13
(68.7)
15
(80.1)
11
(59.1)
11
(59.5)
23
(127.3)
14
(72.2)
7
(36.1)
11
(56.6)
5
(25.7)
5
(25.6)
12
(61.9)
11
(57.4)
13
(68.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
75
(392.4)
84
(444.0)
76
(405.7)
93
(499.8)
96
(519.6)
104
(575.8)
68
(350.9)
101
(520.2)
48
(246.9)
60
(308.2)
62
(318.0)
72
(371.5)
44
(229.8)
55
(288.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
711
(3,720)
804
(4,250)
745
(3,977)
627
(3,370)
532
(2,880)
613
(3,394)
638
(3,292)
585
(3,013)
625
(3,214)
492
(2,527)
434
(2,226)
486
(2,508)
713
(3,723)
678
(3,558)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(225.0)
61
(322.5)
49
(261.6)
41
(220.3)
19
(102.8)
12
(66.4)
21
(108.4)
21
(108.2)
10
(51.4)
21
(107.9)
20
(102.6)
11
(56.8)
24
(125.3)
53
(278.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)268.1323.6280.5272.9215.5221.8205.1203.2225.0183.7151.8193.8252.8282.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Homewood, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 46 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (5.8%), Irish (4.8%), Italian (3.7%), American (2.9%), Polish (2.8%), African (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 5.20 square miles.

Population density: 3,668 people per square mile   (average).

Homewood, Illinois map

1,291 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 1.0% Africa).

This village:

6.7%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,799 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,230 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (9.5 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (19.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Hazel Crest, IL (1.2 miles ),
Hazel Crest, IL (1.3 miles ),
Flossmoor, IL (1.3 miles ),
Glenwood, IL (1.7 miles ),
Thornton, IL (1.7 miles ),
Country Club Hills, IL (1.7 miles ),
Markham, IL (1.8 miles ),
Olympia Fields, IL (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 87.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -998 (-5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,387 (14.6%)

Area code: 708

Distribution of median household income in Homewood, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Homewood, IL in 2017
Homewood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $216,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $281,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $322,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Homewood, IL residents
Average permit cost in Homewood, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Homewood, IL
Historical housing units in Homewood, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +493 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in Homewood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Homewood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)

Average climate in Homewood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Homewood, Illinois average temperatures Homewood, Illinois average precipitation Homewood, Illinois humidity Homewood, Illinois wind speed Homewood, Illinois snowfall Homewood, Illinois sunshine Homewood, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Homewood, 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 97.3. This is worse than average.

City:

97.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.40. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.40
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0207. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0207
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Homewood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Homewood village 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 11.6 miles away from the village center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homewood-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 215.2 miles away from Homewood 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 189.7 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 64.4 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 247.1 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 213.4 miles away from Homewood center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 206.4 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).
Homewood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Homewood:

  • AFFECTIONATE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (17900 DIXIE HWY, STE 1)
  • HOPE HOME HEALTH, INC (18456 POPLAR AVENUE)
  • LIVING SPRING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (18350 S KEDZIE AVE SUITE 204)
  • NETT HANDS HOME CARE, INC (18227 SOUTH HARWOOD AVE, 2ND FL, UNIT 1)
  • MANORCARE OF HOMEWOOD (940 MAPLE AVENUE)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN REHAB CENTER (19000 HALSTED)

Amtrak station:

HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homewood:

  • Prairie State College (about 3 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 5 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Governors State University (about 9 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 10 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 11 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 12 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 12 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public elementary/middle schools in Homewood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Homewood:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 170, Location: 17949 DIXIE HWY, Grades: PK-8)
  • HELLO MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 21, Location: 18850 RIEGEL RD, Grades: PK-T1)
See full list of schools located in Homewood

Library in Homewood:

  • HOMEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,439,508; Location: 17917 DIXIE HIGHWAY; 91,617 books; 2,000 e-books; 6,395 audio materials; 7,382 video materials; 20 local licensed databases; 17 state licensed databases; 277 print serial subscriptions; 11 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • A significant area of interest in Homewood is the Izaak Walton Preserve on Ridge Road. The preserve is open to the public and includes lakes, marked trails, and several acres of virgin Illinois prarie. The preserve is maintained entirely by volunteers and provides habitat for a wide variety of native plants and animals. added by I.D.M.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Homewood: Washington Park Plaza (A), Homewood-Flossmoor Tennis Club (B), Calumet Country Club (C), Ravisloe Country Club (D), Homewood Fire Department (E), Homewood Public Library (F), Homewood Village Hall (G), Marie Irwin Center (H), E-COM Consolidated Dispatch Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Washington Square Mall Shopping Center (1), Park Place Plaza Shopping Center (2), Cherry Creek Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Homewood include: First United Presbyterian Church (A), Homewood Reformed Church (B), Saint Andrews Church (C), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Paul Community Church (E), Homewood Baptist Church (F), Faith Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Washington Memory Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Homewood include: Dolphin Lake Park (1), Lions Park (2), Well Park (3), Orchard Park (4), Cedar Park (5), Woodbrough Park (6), Indian Trail Park (7), Independence Park (8), Hollydale Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Homewood Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 2035 183rd Street).

Hotels: Circle Restaurant (17400 Halsted Street), Best Western Homewood Hotel (17400 Halsted Street).

Birthplace of: TJ Cummings - Basketball player.

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 village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.0%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.2%
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

People in group quarters in Homewood in 2010:

  • 219 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
294 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with most branches in Homewood (2011 data):

  • TCF National Bank: Homewood Jewel Branch #2307, Homewood Branch, Halsted/Homewood Jewel Branch #2330. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Great Lakes Bank, National Association: Homewood Branch at 2034 Ridge Road, branch established on 1946/07/27; Homewood Branch at 18600 Dixie Highway, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/05: Bank assets: $627.2 mil, Deposits: $501.8 mil, headquarters in Blue Island, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Great Lakes Financial Resources, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • South End Savings, s.b.: South End Savings, S.B. at 18200 S Halsted, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.3 mil, Deposits: $30.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Homewood Banking Center Branch at 18301 Dixie Highway, branch established on 2006/08/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Dixie Hwy/ Homewood Branch at 18300 Dixie Highway, branch established on 1920/01/01. 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
  • MB Financial Bank, National Association: Homewood In Walt's Branch at 2345 West 183rd Street, branch established on 2008/02/15. Info updated 2010/04/27: Bank assets: $9,792.4 mil, Deposits: $7,757.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 93 total offices, Holding Company: Mb Financial, Inc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Homewood at 18340 Governors Highway, branch established on 1997/11/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Harris N. A. Branch at 17600 Halsted, branch established on 2005/10/31. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Homewood Branch at 18300 South Kedzie, branch established on 1914/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Homewood:

Marital status in Homewood, IL
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Homewood:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Homewood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homewood, 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.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cook County:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Homewood:

50.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Homewood:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Homewood:

10.6%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Homewood:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Homewood:

57.7%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homewood, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 41$315,062$92,2130$0
Firefighters 18$148,707$99,13815$21,700
Sewerage 10$72,091$86,5090$0
Streets and Highways 8$51,914$77,8710$0
Other Government Administration 7$56,232$96,3981$3,955
Other and Unallocable 6$41,921$83,8420$0
Financial Administration 5$36,846$88,4306$9,619
Natural Resources 5$29,195$70,0681$994
Police - Other 4$20,608$61,82436$17,692
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$20,688$82,7522$3,122
Fire - Other 1$5,469$65,6280$0
Totals for Government 108$798,733$88,74861$57,082

Homewood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,808,000 ($94.71)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,706,000 ($822.78)
    Water Utilities: $6,048,000 ($316.83)
    Central Staff Services: $4,944,000 ($259.00)
    Financial Administration: $1,168,000 ($61.19)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $6,988,000 ($366.07)
    Benefit Payments: $2,107,000 ($110.38)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $68,000 ($3.56)
    Withdrawals: $11,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($3.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,403,000 ($73.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,577,000 ($554.09)

Homewood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,023,000 ($53.59)
    Parking Facilities: $25,000 ($1.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $392,000 ($20.54)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $146,000 ($7.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $220,000 ($11.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,668,000 ($139.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $647,000 ($33.89)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,505,000 ($393.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,552,000 ($343.23)
    Highways: $493,000 ($25.83)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Tax - Property: $5,928,000 ($310.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,150,000 ($112.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,565,000 ($81.98)
    Other License: $663,000 ($34.73)

Homewood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,731,000 ($90.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,170,000 ($61.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $561,000 ($29.39)

Homewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $16,564,000 ($867.72)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,160,000 ($60.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,779,000 ($1036.15)

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 Homewood, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC1
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Applebee's1Lane Bryant1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Menards1
Caribou Coffee1Nike4
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express1
Cricket Wireless1Panera Bread1
Curves1Payless1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Sears1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dressbarn1Starbucks3
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx9Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Target1
Ford1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS12
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Home Depot1White Castle1
Jewel-Osco2

Strongest AM radio stations in Homewood:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1 kW; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homewood:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Homewood:

  • 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)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Homewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.6mTotal length
  • 231,000Total average daily traffic
  • 44,416Total average daily truck traffic
  • 211,802Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Homewood)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Homewood, IL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CULVER LFA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176C-D-F (80 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41733 , Serial Number: 455, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Stuart Wallace, 2829 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE WINDSPORTS PTY LTD EDGE XT-912-L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 432LM , Serial Number: XT-912-0523, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Hamm, 18404 Clyde Rd, Homewood, IL 60430
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 630RA , Serial Number: 2872, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Ab & D Custom Furniture Inc, 17200 Palmer Blvd, Homewood, IL 60430
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86867 , Serial Number: 1229, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/1981
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stuart J Wallace, 2829 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430, Other Owners: Jamie M Wallace
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3766K , Serial Number: 28-23723, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/1970
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Wyatt, 1618 Ridge Road, Homewood, IL 60430, Other Owners: David C Earl
  • Aircraft: LESS' ARD JUNGSTER II (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 110L , Serial Number: 682025, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Ard Francis A Less, 3433 Flossmoor Rd, Homewood, IL 60430
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76011 , Serial Number: 10405, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/1977
    Registrant (Individual): William Tuinenga, 18136 Dolphin Lake Dr, Homewood, IL 60430
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED88$152,46844$130,208339$160,19418$75,18816$90,039
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$135,6464$131,67528$170,4602$9,4153$108,627
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$157,84416$110,681143$167,86322$49,8009$96,579
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$140,2274$118,00587$164,0883$76,2575$107,814
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$176,5802$97,25526$168,3612$43,8450$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8255.03 , 8284.01, 8284.02, 8286.01, 8286.02, 8298.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$160,3067$186,4710$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$168,2302$188,5802$144,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$182,2604$184,2780$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$197,1602$215,7300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$104,0800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8255.03 , 8284.01, 8284.02, 8286.01, 8286.02, 8298.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homewood, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homewood, 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 fires per year is 83. The highest number of reported fires - 116 took place in 2004, and the least - 56 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Homewood, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (53.7%), and Outside Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Homewood, IL
    • 75953.7%Structure Fires
    • 41029.0%Outside Fires
    • 18513.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 594.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homewood, IL
Most common first names in Homewood, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21680.9 years
John20675.6 years
Helen13181.8 years
William13075.4 years
Robert12171.2 years
James9572.1 years
Margaret8981.0 years
George8677.2 years
Charles8475.4 years
Anna8186.1 years
Most common last names in Homewood, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6979.9 years
Smith4680.4 years
Anderson3978.5 years
Brown3377.4 years
Nelson2978.2 years
Miller2779.1 years
Peterson2475.9 years
Martin2379.4 years
Williams2374.7 years
Davis2273.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homewood, IL
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homewood, IL
  • 69.9%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Homewood compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Homewood on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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  • Carolyn Taylor (3)
  • Curt Brown (2)
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  • Phillip Norder (1)
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Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2020.