Hometown, IL

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Population

4,344

0.023% growth

Median Age

42.4


Median Household Income

$45,926

8.36% growth

Poverty Rate

13.1%


Number of Employees

2,118

0.379% growth

Median Property Value

$110,000

5.16% growth

About

In 2017, Hometown, IL had a population of 4.34k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $45,926. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hometown, IL grew from 4,343 to 4,344, a 0.023% increase and its median household income grew from $42,383 to $45,926, a 8.36% increase.

The population of Hometown, IL is 74.5% White Alone, 23.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.08% Some Other Race Alone. 7.74% of the people in Hometown, IL speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hometown, IL is $110,000, and the homeownership rate is 78.9%. Most people in Hometown, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Hometown, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hometown, IL employs 2.12k people. The largest industries in Hometown, IL are Retail Trade (372 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (309 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (160 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,550), Public Administration ($61,063), and Manufacturing ($51,849).

Median household income in Hometown, IL is $45,926. Males in Hometown, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Hometown, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,926

2017 value

± $5,608

8.36%

1 Year Growth

± 24.1%

Households in Hometown, IL have a median annual income of $45,926, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,383 in 2016, which represents a 8.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hometown, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hometown, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hometown, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 8220

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hometown, IL was Census Tract 8220 with a value of $45,426, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hometown, IL (564 out of 4.31k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    439 ± 186

  2. Hispanic

    126 ± 88

  3. Other

    124 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hometown, IL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.12k

2017 Value

± 334

0.379%

1 Year growth

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hometown, IL grew at a rate of 0.379%, from 2.11k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hometown, IL, are Sales & Related Occupations (417 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (364 people), and Management Occupations (137 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hometown, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hometown, IL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (417 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (364 people), and Management Occupations (137 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hometown, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.38 times higher than expected), Sales & Related Occupations (1.86 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hometown, IL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,429), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,550), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.12k

2017 Value

± 334

0.379%

1 Year growth

± 22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hometown, IL grew at a rate of 0.379%, from 2.11k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hometown, IL, are Retail Trade (372 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (309 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (160 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hometown, IL, though some of these residents may live in Hometown, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hometown, IL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (372 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (309 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (160 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hometown, IL has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.73 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.59 times), and Utilities (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hometown, IL, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,550), Public Administration ($61,063), and Manufacturing ($51,849).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.9% of the population of Hometown, IL has health coverage, with 44.1% on employee plans, 22.9% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 5.13% on non-group plans, and 0.645% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hometown, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Hometown, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.1%

Uninsured

44.1%

Employer Coverage

22.9%

Medicaid

14.1%

Medicare

5.13%

Non-Group

0.645%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hometown, IL grew by 56.4% from 8.4% to 13.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hometown, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Illinois by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hometown, IL is home to a population of 4.34k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.39% of Hometown, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Hometown, IL is composed of 3.24k White Alone residents (74.5%), 1.01k Hispanic or Latino residents (23.2%), 47 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.08%), 35 Two or More Races residents (0.806%), 18 Black or African American Alone residents (0.414%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.023%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hometown, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (249 speakers), Polish (23 speakers), and Other Slavic Languages (11 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.1

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hometown, IL was 42.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Hometown, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hometown, IL residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.39%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.39% of Hometown, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hometown, IL was 2.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hometown, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Hometown, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Hometown, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hometown, IL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.24k ± 286

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.01k ± 385

  3. Some Other Race Alone

    47 ± 82

In 2017, there were 3.21 times more White Alone residents (3.24k people) in Hometown, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.01k Hispanic or Latino and 47 Some Other Race Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hometown, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    249 speakers (6.34%)

  2. Polish

    23 speakers (0.586%)

  3. Other Slavic Languages

    11 speakers (0.28%)

7.74% of Hometown, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Hometown, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.34% of the overall population of Hometown, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.586% speak Polish and 0.28% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    51 ± 41

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    11 ± 21

  3. World War II

    8 ± 12

Hometown, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hometown, IL was $110,000 in 2017, which is 0.506 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $104,600 to $110,000, a 5.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Hometown, IL is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hometown, IL have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hometown, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,926

Median Household Income

± $5,608

1.88k

Number of Households

± 285

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.88k households in Hometown, IL grew to $45,926 from the previous year's value of $42,383.

The following chart displays the households in Hometown, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$110,000

2017 Median

± $5,160

$104,600

2016 Median

± $5,499

In 2017, the median property value in Hometown, IL grew to to $110,000 from the previous year's value of $104,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hometown, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hometown, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hometown, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hometown, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%

2017 Homeownership

81.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.9% of the housing units in Hometown, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hometown, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hometown, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hometown, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

28 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hometown, IL have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.394% of the workforce in Hometown, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    6.14%

  3. Public Transit

    5.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hometown, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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