Homewood, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 19,443 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 9,088  (46.7%)
Females: 10,355  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60430.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,194 (it was $57,213 in 2000)
Homewood:

$69,194
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,811 (it was $26,074 in 2000)

Homewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,352 (it was $131,700 in 2000)
Homewood:

$163,352
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: $979.

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  • Races in Homewood, IL (2010)

    Homewood races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Homewood: 102.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.8%), Irish (11.0%), Italian (7.5%), Polish (5.3%), English (4.2%), Subsaharan African (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1893

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 5.20 square miles.

Population density: 3,736 people per square mile   (average).

Homewood,IL real estate house value index trend

Homewood, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Homewood:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homewood village:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1,073 residents are foreign born (1.8% Africa, 1.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This village:

5.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Homewood, Illinois as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Homewood to the number of sex offenders is 1,942 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,481 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,864 (3.0%)

Homewood satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 87.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -529 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 1,362 (14.2%)

Area code: 708

Homewood household income distribution Homewood home values distribution

Crime rates in Homewood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000010000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.05.30.00.00.00.00.00.05.1
Rapes 0222343730411
per 100,000 0.010.210.210.315.721.116.037.616.20.020.65.25.1
Robberies 231818123135272719961732
per 100,000 117.792.192.162.0162.2185.0144.1145.1102.849.831.087.6164.6
Assaults 1412121712131511112314711
per 100,000 71.661.461.487.962.868.780.159.159.5127.372.236.156.6
Burglaries 6565657775847693961046810148
per 100,000 332.6332.6332.7398.0392.4444.0405.7499.8519.6575.8350.9520.2246.9
Thefts 748750750666711804745627532613638585625
per 100,000 3,827.53,837.73,838.33,442.23,720.24,250.13,976.73,369.72,879.63,393.93,291.93,013.13,214.2
Auto thefts 24484861436149411912212110
per 100,000 122.8245.6245.6315.3225.0322.5261.6220.3102.866.4108.4108.251.4
Arson 2441030040110
per 100,000 10.220.520.55.20.015.90.00.021.70.05.25.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 246.3255.4255.4245.6279.9337.9292.9284.9225.1231.6214.2212.2235.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Homewood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 41 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +493 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

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

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 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 189.7 miles away from Homewood 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 (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).
Homewood topographic map

Birthplace of: TJ Cummings - Basketball player.

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: 239; Location: 17949 DIXIE HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOMEWOOD COMMUNITY ACADEMY (Students: 211; Location: 18620 KEDZIE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIGHT START CHILD CARE (Students: 92; Location: 1800 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • SALEM LUTHERAN EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 53; Location: 18328 ASHLAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GOD'S LITTLE ACADEMY (Students: 28; Location: 18247 CRAWFORD AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • HELLO MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 13; Location: 18850 RIEGEL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Homewood, map of school districts: HOMEWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 153, HOMEWOOD FLOSSMOOR COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 233

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.

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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).

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 2012 was 162. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

162
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.5% for other race residents, 1.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Homewood, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Homewood compared to Illinois state average:

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

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Illinois:

  • Best Western Hotel Homewood, 17400 S Halsted, Homewood, IL 60430 , Phone: (708) 957-1600, Fax: (708) 957-1963
  • Ramada Inn, 17400 S Halsted St, Homewood, IL 60430 , Phone: (708) 957-1600, Fax: (708) 957-1963
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Homewood, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

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Religion statistics for Homewood village (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$35,194$84,4663$6,291
Other Government Administration 6$46,461$92,9229$3,765
Police Protection - Officers 36$274,255$91,4180$0
Police - Other 5$23,991$57,57835$19,585
Firefighters 18$141,131$94,08714$17,162
Fire - Other 1$4,809$57,7080$0
Streets and Highways 8$45,378$68,0670$0
Sewerage 10$58,828$70,5940$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$22,074$88,2962$5,728
Natural Resources 4$23,608$70,8241$1,579
Other and Unallocable 7$48,936$83,8900$0
Totals for Government 103$724,665$84,42764$54,110

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $1,896,000 ($97.52)
    General: $327,000 ($16.82)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($0.57)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,517,000 ($232.32)
    Police Protection: $4,254,000 ($218.79)
    Water Utilities: $3,209,000 ($165.05)
    Regular Highways: $2,926,000 ($150.49)
    General Public Buildings: $1,382,000 ($71.08)
    Fire Protection: $1,165,000 ($59.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,160,000 ($59.66)
    Sewerage: $751,000 ($38.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $497,000 ($25.56)
    Central Staff Services: $462,000 ($23.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $431,000 ($22.17)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($14.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $5,742,000 ($295.32)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $1,745,000 ($89.75)
    Benefit Payments: $844,000 ($43.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $429,000 ($22.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,567,000 ($389.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($17.13)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,708,000 ($87.85)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $425,000 ($21.86)
    Interest Revenue: $338,000 ($17.38)
    Local Employee Contribution: $282,000 ($14.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $514,000 ($26.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $709,000 ($36.47)
    Interest Earnings: $486,000 ($25.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,563,000 ($131.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,861,000 ($250.01)
    Highways: $545,000 ($28.03)
  • Tax - Property: $9,760,000 ($501.98)
    NEC: $1,040,000 ($53.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,550,000 ($285.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,149,000 ($367.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,899,000 ($200.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,055,000 ($311.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,050,000 ($259.73)
    Other, NEC: $2,510,000 ($129.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,483,000 ($127.71)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($25.72)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,003,000 ($205.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $12,589,000 ($647.48)
    Total Other Securities: $2,287,000 ($117.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,919,000 ($458.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,302,000 ($66.96)

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 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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Homewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 74,700Total average daily traffic
  • 2,169Total average daily truck traffic
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 118
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Homewood

See full 2006 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
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

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