Hometown, Illinois Population 2024

4,038

Hometown is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Hometown has a 2024 population of 4,038. Hometown is currently declining at a rate of -1.73% annually and its population has decreased by -6.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,331 in 2020.

The average household income in Hometown is $63,238 with a poverty rate of 5.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hometown is 39.7 years, 38.6 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Hometown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hometown was:

  • White: 69.41%
  • Two or more races: 14.17%
  • Other race: 12.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.93%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
8,431.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.77% (-293)
The current population of Hometown, Illinois is 4,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,331.

Hometown, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,98469.41%
Two or more races60914.17%
Other race55612.93%
Black or African American831.93%
Asian551.28%
Native American120.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hometown Population by Race

Hometown Population Pyramid 2024

Hometown Median Age

39.7

Total

38.6

Male

41.7

Female

Hometown Adults

There are 3,438 adults, (705 of whom are seniors) in Hometown.

Hometown Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hometown Sex Ratio

Female2,17250.52%
Male2,12749.48%

Hometown Population by Age

Hometown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9072.2574.525.5
Non Family9481.1673.126.9
Married6483.572.527.5
Female2172.8881.618.4
Male943.2986.213.8
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hometown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hometown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hometown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Hometown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,085

Average Earnings

$45,608

Average Male

$38,370

Average Female

Hometown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hometown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hometown Language

76.93% of Hometown residents speak only English, while 23.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.64% of the population.

Hometown Language

Hometown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,6372188.27%
Hispanic1,368201.46%
Native1212100%
Multiple60981.31%
Asian5511.82%
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5.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hometown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hometown is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hometown is Multiple, with 1.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.6%.

Hometown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.61%
High School7.82%
Less Than 9th Grade7.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.99%
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Hometown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed8.57%
Female Employed6.62%
Male Employed2.38%
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Hometown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hometown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hometown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hometown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hometown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hometown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hometown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

194

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Hometown Veterans by War

count

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Hometown Veterans by Age

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Hometown Veterans by Race

Hometown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hometown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hometown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hometown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hometown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.93%

Born in Hometown

89.51%

Native Born

10.49%

Foreign Born

6.79%

Non Citizen

3.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.51% of Hometown residents were born in the United States, with 82.93% having been born in Illinois. 6.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hometown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,683-71-1.89%
20283,754-71-1.86%
20273,825-71-1.82%
20263,896-71-1.79%
20253,967-71-1.76%
20244,038-71-1.73%
20234,109-71-1.7%
20224,180-71-1.67%
20214,251-80-1.85%
20204,3311583.79%
20194,173-41-0.97%
20184,214-50-1.17%
20174,264-44-1.02%
20164,308-33-0.76%
20154,341-27-0.62%
20144,368-9-0.21%
20134,37750.11%
20124,37280.18%
20114,364130.3%
20104,351-116-2.6%
20004,467-302-6.33%
19904,769-555-10.42%
19805,324-1,405-20.88%
19706,729-750-10.03%
19607,479
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Hometown Population by Year