|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hometown is 4,240. Hometown, Illinois is the 5,275th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hometown was in 1990, when its population was 4,769. In 1990, Hometown was the 4,196th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,275th largest city in the US. Hometown is currently 11.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Hometown has shrunk 4.9% since the year 2000. Hometown, Illinois's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5272||De Motte, Indiana||4,246||27.5%|
|5273||Broken Bow, Oklahoma||4,244||0.1%|
|5276||North Wilkesboro, North Carolina||4,239||1.6%|
|5277||Forest City, Iowa||4,238||-3.5%|
|5278||Cannon Falls, Minnesota||4,237||7.7%|
The total voting age population of Hometown, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,090. The voting age population is 43.8% male and 56.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.7% of the residents of Hometown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hometown are 93.1% White, 2.8% Two or more races, 2.0% Other, 1.1% Black, 0.9% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 26.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hometown, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.7%. On a per-household basis, 6.0% of families are below the poverty line in Hometown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Hometown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.5% of Hometown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hometown residents aged 5 and older, 23.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 23.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hometown is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hometown, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hometown is $50,548.
In Hometown, 82.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 17.7% of housing units in Hometown.
Of all the housing units in Hometown, 8.4% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hometown is $-1,333,333,334.
In Hometown, 78.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.