Homewood, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 19,543. Estimated population in 2021: 18,917 (-3.2% change)
Males: 9,006 (46.1%), Females: 10,537 (53.9%)

Cook County

Zip code: 60430

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

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%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Homewood:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Homewood:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 17 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 19 miles; GARY, IN; Abbreviation: GYY)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 33 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Homewood:

  • TINLEY PARK HELISTOP (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/TINLEY PARK, IL; Abbreviation: TF8)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 11 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: IGQ)
  • SANGER (about 14 miles; MONEE, IL; Abbreviation: 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.

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,191)
  • SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,004)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-RICHARD J DALEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time 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)

Libraries

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)

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