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Population (year 2000): 19,543. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,917 (-3.2% change)
Males: 9,006 (46.1%), Females: 10,537 (53.9%)

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Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $57,213 (year 2000)
Median house value: $137,300 (year 2000)

Homewood, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Homewood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.4%)
  • Black (17.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (19.0%), Polish (10.3%), Italian (9.6%), English (7.2%), Swedish (4.4%).

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Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Homewood,

For population 25 years and over in Homewood

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homewood village

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

4.4% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +493 (+2.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (12.2 miles www.ziprealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (19.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hazel Crest, IL (1.5 miles East Crest, IL (1.9 miles Hazel IL (1.9 miles Flossmoor, IL (3.4 miles Markham, Fields, IL (3.4 miles Olympia Heights, IL Chicago (3.5 miles IL (3.6 miles Glenwood, IL (3.6 miles Thornton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $249,700

Latitude: 41.56 N, Longitude: 87.66 W

Area code: 708


Homewood, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -639 (-3.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,495 (16.6%)


 

Crime in Homewood by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 5 2 0 2 2
    per 100,000 5.1 25.6 10.2 0.0 10.2 10.2
Robberies 14 13 18 23 18 12
    per 100,000 71.6 66.5 92.1 117.7 92.1 61.4
Assaults 5 8 12 14 12 17
    per 100,000 25.6 40.9 61.4 71.6 61.4 87.0
Burglaries 62 96 65 65 65 77
    per 100,000 317.2 491.2 332.6 332.6 332.6 394.0
Thefts 580 643 750 748 750 666
    per 100,000 2967.8 3290.2 3837.7 3827.5 3837.7 3407.9
Auto thefts 32 41 48 24 48 61
    per 100,000 163.7 209.8 245.6 122.8 245.6 312.1
182.7 221.2 240.4 235.8 240.4 228.8


Average climate in Homewood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Homewood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Homewood city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Homewood:
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; HAZEL CREST, IL)
  • ST JAMES HOSP & HLTH CTR-OLYMPIA FLDS (about 4 miles; OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL)
  • INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; HARVEY, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Homewood:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 19 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 33 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Homewood:
  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; ID: TF8)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • SANGER (about 14 miles; MONEE, IL; ID: C56)

Amtrak station:
HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 11 $41,590 $45,370 21 $12,883
Police Protection - Officers 35 $198,281 $67,982 6 $4,740
Other Government Administration 6 $31,740 $63,480 1 $1,539
Other and Unallocable 5 $22,359 $53,661 0 $0
Health 1 $5,526 $66,312 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $20,851 $50,042 3 $3,925
Water Supply 5 $24,443 $58,663 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $27,314 $46,824 0 $0
Natural Resources 3 $10,891 $43,564 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $67,642 $54,113 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $6,748 $40,488 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $86,751 $65,063 0 $0
Totals for Government 111 $544,137 $58,825 31 $23,088


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homewood:
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 5 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 6 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 3,161)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 5,536)
Private high school in Homewood:
  • HOMEWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 213; Location: 18620 KEDZIE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Homewood:
  • WILLOW SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 1804 WILLOW RD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • JAMES HART SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: 18220 MORGAN STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • MILLENNIUM SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 18211 ABERDEEN ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • WINSTON CHURCHILL SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1300 W 190TH STREET; Grades: 03 - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Homewood:
  • ST JOSEPH (Students: 294; Location: 17949 DIXIE HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SALEM LUTH. EARLY CHILDHOOD CN (Students: 57; Location: 18328 ASHLAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Homewood:
  • HOMEWOOD P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,622,782; Location: 17917 DIXIE HIGHWAY; 132,036 books; 3,782 audio materials; 3,073 video materials; 275 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Homewood: Homewood-Flossmoor Tennis Club (A), Calumet Country Club (B), Washington Park Plaza (C), Ravisloe Country Club (D), Homewood Village Hall (E), Homewood Public Library (F), Marie Irwin Center (G).

Shopping Centers: Washington Square Mall Shopping Center (1), Cherry Creek Shopping Center (2), Park Place Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Homewood include: Homewood Baptist Church (A), Homewood Reformed Church (B), Saint Paul Community Church (C), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (D), First United Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Andrews Church (F), Faith Lutheran Church (G).

Cemetery: Washington Memory Gardens (1).

Parks in Homewood include: Willowview Park (1), Woodbrough Park (2), Lions Park (3), Dolphin Lake Park (4), Orchard Park (5), Pinewood Park (6), Richard D Irwin Park (7), Indian Trail Park (8), Cedar Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Homewood compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Homewood:
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBEE (1570 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homewood:
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Homewood:
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

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