Hometown, Illinois Population 2021

4,101
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Hometown is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 4,101, it is the 363rd largest city in Illinois and the 5331st largest city in the United States . Hometown is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -5.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,349 in 2010. Hometown reached it's highest population of 7,479 in 1960. Spanning over 0 miles, Hometown has a population density of 8,563 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hometown is $56,334 with a poverty rate of 8.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $117,100. The median age in Hometown is 36.7 years, 35.3 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Hometown Demographics

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

  • White: 93.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hometown, Illinois is 4,101 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,215.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,349.

Hometown, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,97893.12%
Two or More Races1182.76%
Some Other Race841.97%
Black or African American471.10%
Asian370.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.19%
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Hometown Population by Race

Hometown Population Pyramid $2021

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Hometown Median Age

36.7


Total

35.3


Male

39.8


Female

Hometown Adults

There are 3,336 adults, (587 of whom are seniors) in Hometown.

Hometown Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Hometown Sex Ratio

Female

2,282

53.42%

Male

1,990

46.58%

Hometown Population by Age

Hometown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hometown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.6%4.4%
Male83.3%16.7%
All82.3%17.7%
Female73.7%26.3%
Non Family73.2%26.8%

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hometown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6972.5182.3
Non Family7321.1273.2
Married6583.895.6
Female2593.0373.7
Male483.2383.3

3.5

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Hometown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1455.02%
9th to 12th Grade33111.45%
High School Graduate95733.10%
Some College77426.77%
Associates Degree2789.62%
Bachelors Degree2679.24%
Graduate Degree1394.81%
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Hometown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hometown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1891,859272
Hispanic55040474
2+ Races878712
Black393923
Asian373737
Other Race3434
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hometown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,151$42,011$31,375
Less Than 9th Grade$30,406$31,281$
High School Graduate$34,891$40,978$
Some College$39,189$45,284$37,865
Bachelors Degree$41,250$$
Graduate Degree$64,145$64,875$63,333

$38,151

Average Earnings

$42,011

Average Male

$31,375

Average Female

Hometown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hometown Language by Age

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Hometown Language

76.61% of Hometown residents speak only English, while 23.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.19% of the population.

Hometown Language

Hometown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,93633111.27%
Hispanic1,120464.11%
Other843642.86%
Native88100.00%

8.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.34%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hometown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hometown is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hometown is Hispanic, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.20%.

Hometown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.90%
Bachelors or Greater11.33%
High School11.29%
Some College6.18%

Hometown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Hometown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hometown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,548$56,334
Families$60,580$67,082
Married Families$65,431-
Non Families$38,194$39,773
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Income by Household Type

Hometown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hometown Married by Age and Sex

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Hometown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hometown Marital Status by Race

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Hometown Marital Status

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73

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
World War II18
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Hometown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7441
75+24
55 to 648
35 to 54
18 to 34

Hometown Veterans by Age

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Hometown Veterans by Race

Hometown Veterans by Education

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12.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hometown Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hometown Employment by Age

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Hometown Employment by Race

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Hometown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.40%

Born in Hometown

89.12%

Native Born

10.88%

Foreign Born

5.76%

Non Citizen

5.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.12% of Hometown residents were born in the United States, with 83.40% having been born in Illinois. 5.76% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,101-38-0.92%
20204,139-38-0.91%
20194,177-38-0.90%
20184,215-50-1.17%
20174,265-43-1.00%
20164,308-33-0.76%
20154,341-28-0.64%
20144,369-9-0.21%
20134,37860.14%
20124,37280.18%
20114,364130.30%
20104,351-116-0.26%
20004,467-302-0.65%
19904,769-555-1.09%
19805,324-1,405-2.31%
19706,729-750-1.05%
19607,4790.00%

Hometown Population by Year