Demographics

People

Total Population4,308
Male Share of the Population45.5%
Female Share of the Population54.5%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+1,914
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married39.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.4%
Median Earnings25+$38,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,071

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,000
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation6.9%

Housing

People Living Alone38.8%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$113,100

Ancestry

Irish24%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.8%
German17.5%
Polish14.3%
Italian11.1%
English7.4%
Lithuanian3%
Dutch1.9%
Czech1.9%
Danishn1.4%
Greek1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swiss0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Slovene0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Russian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Hometown Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCook County
Standard Zip Codes60456
Phone Area Codes708
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.73
Approximate Longitude-87.73

Hometown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHICAGO MIDWAY AP 3 SW
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp40 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationCHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 32 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 84 F
Oct Temp46 to 64 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationPARK FOREST
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Burbank28,947$70,938
Chicago Ridge14,254$48,958
Evergreen Park19,666$91,277
Merrionette Park2,163$81,964
Oak Lawn56,420$79,666

Hometown Public Libraries

Hometown Public Library
4331 SOUTHWEST HIGHWAY
Hometown, Illinois
(708) 636-0997

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Hometown Public Schools

Hometown Elem School
8870 S Duffy Ave
ZIP: 60456
(708) 423-7360
Primary
Total Enrollment 415

Hometown Private Schools

Joseph Academy
9003 S Kostner Ave
ZIP: 60456
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 27
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