Hometown, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Hometown, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Hometown had a population of 4,192 as of July 1, 2018. Hometown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hometown is located at latitude 41.7312 and longitude -87.7311 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hometown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Hometown (GNIS ID: 2394413) 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 City of Hometown is located within Township of Worth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hometown: Pleasant Hill.

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Hometown, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,192
Population in Households 4,188
Population in Familes 3,258
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 8,753
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $49,472
Average Household Income $60,606
Per Capita Income $25,987


Total Housing Units 1,940 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,416 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 379 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $138,250
Average Home Value $136,317


Total Households 1,795
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,043
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.44% -0.29%
Households -0.35% -0.27%
Families -0.49% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Hometown, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hometown to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 373 73rd
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 249 82nd
Median Household Income # 909 34th
Per Capita Income # 838 39th

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