Hometown, IL Population

Population: 4,467. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,241 (-5.1% change)
Males: 2,024 (45.3%), Females: 2,443 (54.7%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60456

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $39,512
Median house value: $96,500

Races in Hometown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (33.6%), German (28.7%), Polish (18.8%), Italian (13.0%), English (6.8%), Swedish (4.2%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hometown

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hometown city

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

2.9% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -296 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hometown:

  • EHS CHRIST HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; OAK LAWN, IL)
  • LITTLE COMPANY OF MARY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; EVERGREEN PARK, IL)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hometown:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 20 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 25 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hometown:

  • MERRILL C MEIGS (about 13 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: CGX)
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 14 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • FRANKFORT (about 20 miles; FRANKFORT, IL; Abbreviation: C18)
Amtrak stations near Hometown:

  • 8 miles: SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LA GRANGE ROAD (LA GRANGE, 25 W. BURLINGTON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: CHICAGO (225 S. CANAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hometown:

  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,536)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PALOS HILLS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,610)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • MORTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; CICERO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,085)
Public primary/middle school in Hometown:

  • HOMETOWN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 8870 S DUFFY AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Hometown:

  • OUR LADY OF LORETTO SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 9003 S KOSTNER AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Hometown:

  • HOMETOWN P.L. (Operating income: $61,894; Location: 4331 SOUTHWEST HIGHWAY; 24,396 books; 611 audio materials; 809 video materials; 92 serial subscriptions)

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