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Hometown is a city in Cook County, in the Chicago metro area.

The latitude of Hometown is 41.734N. The longitude is -87.731W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,385.


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Median household income
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$39,512
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hometown demographic reports
Hometown received national attention for a 1967 tornado, which destroyed more than 80 homes.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Hometown residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hometown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hometown was $19,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Hometown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hometown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.


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Libraries in Hometown include Hometown Public Library ... View libraries

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Cook County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hometown political report.

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The average commute time for Hometown workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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