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Homer Glen, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Homer Glen had a population of 24,412 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Homer Glen is located at latitude 41.6052 and longitude -87.9524 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Homer Glen (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 738 feet.

The Village of Homer Glen (GNIS ID: 2398535) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Homer Glen is located within Township of Homer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homer Glen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Homer Glen, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,412
Population in Households 24,393
Population in Familes 22,579
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,098
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 8,156
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 6,805
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,550 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,584 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 394 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $337,679
Average Home Value $381,645


Median Household Income $101,046
Average Household Income $114,751
Per Capita Income $38,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.24%
Households 0.17% 0.24%
Families -0.01% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Homer Glen, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homer Glen to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 93rd
Population Density1 # 706 48th
Diversity Index2 # 444 68th
Median Household Income # 59 96th
Per Capita Income # 123 91st

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