Homewood, Illinois Population 2021

18,403
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Homewood is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 18,403, it is the 135th largest city in Illinois and the 1983rd largest city in the United States . Homewood is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -4.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,323 in 2010. Homewood reached it's highest population of 19,724 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Homewood has a population density of 3,528 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homewood is $87,094 with a poverty rate of 6.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,156 per month, and the median house value is $163,100. The median age in Homewood is 40.5 years, 38.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Homewood Demographics

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

  • White: 48.40%
  • Black or African American: 44.50%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.87%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Homewood, Illinois is 18,403 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,853.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,323.

Homewood, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,25048.40%
Black or African American8,50544.50%
Two or More Races5482.87%
Asian5482.87%
Some Other Race2611.37%
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Homewood Population by Race

Homewood Population Pyramid $2021

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Homewood Median Age

40.5


Total

38.1


Male

42.9


Female

Homewood Adults

There are 14,372 adults, (3,071 of whom are seniors) in Homewood.

Homewood Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Homewood Sex Ratio

Female

10,053

52.60%

Male

9,059

47.40%

Homewood Population by Age

Homewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homewood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
Male76.3%23.7%
All76.2%23.8%
Female72.3%27.7%
Non Family70.9%29.1%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Homewood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3942.5476.2
Married3,5043.2781.1
Non Family2,3021.0770.9
Female1,3093.1572.3
Male2792.6576.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Homewood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1831.39%
9th to 12th Grade3963.01%
High School Graduate2,34617.86%
Some College3,20124.37%
Associates Degree1,2769.71%
Bachelors Degree3,46226.36%
Graduate Degree2,27117.29%
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Homewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,6246,4593,252
Black5,3325,0711,905
Hispanic545432161
Asian450410340
Other Race18715264
2+ Races16416455

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.56%.

Homewood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,716$59,134$39,771
Less Than 9th Grade$30,375$$
High School Graduate$31,366$39,831$25,382
Some College$42,536$60,938$35,272
Bachelors Degree$52,705$62,466$50,115
Graduate Degree$65,781$71,563$62,645

$47,716

Average Earnings

$59,134

Average Male

$39,771

Average Female

Homewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homewood Language by Age

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Homewood Language

90.57% of Homewood residents speak only English, while 9.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.40% of the population.

Homewood Language

Homewood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,3085516.63%
White8,3624835.78%
Asian5488816.06%
Hispanic1,032605.81%
Other2516023.90%

6.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.08%

Male Poverty Rate

6.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homewood is Other, with 23.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homewood is White, with 5.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Homewood Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.15%
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.69%
Some College4.23%

Homewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.29%
Male Unemployed22.33%
Female Employed3.28%
Male Employed2.03%

Homewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homewood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,450$87,094
Families$90,927$101,542
Married Families$109,444-
Non Families$40,789$53,683
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Income by Household Type

Homewood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Homewood Married by Age and Sex

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Homewood 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 45-54.

Homewood Marital Status by Race

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Homewood Marital Status

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811

Number of Veterans

744

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam262
Second Gulf War141
First Gulf War101
Korea96
World War II66

Homewood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+259
35 to 54247
65 to 74174
55 to 64123
18 to 348

Homewood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3976.59%
White3745.01%
Other Race178.54%
Asian153.25%
2+ Races83.64%
Hispanic71.00%

Homewood Veterans by Race

Homewood Veterans by Education

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8.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homewood Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Homewood Employment by Age

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Homewood Employment by Race

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Homewood 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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75.70%

Born in Homewood

93.09%

Native Born

6.91%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

4.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.09% of Homewood residents were born in the United States, with 75.70% having been born in Illinois. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Homewood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,403-150-0.81%
202018,553-150-0.80%
201918,703-150-0.80%
201818,853-197-1.03%
201719,050-169-0.88%
201619,219-137-0.71%
201519,356-104-0.53%
201419,46070.04%
201319,453260.13%
201219,427510.26%
201119,376540.28%
201019,322-221-0.11%
200019,5432650.14%
199019,278-446-0.23%
198019,7248530.44%
197018,8715,5003.51%
196013,3717,4848.55%
19505,8871,8093.74%
19404,0788512.37%
19303,2270.00%

Homewood Population by Year