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Hometown is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,467 at the 2000 census.



Hometown is located at 41°43′50″N 87°43′55″W / 41.73056°N 87.73194°W / 41.73056; -87.73194Coordinates: 41°43′50″N 87°43′55″W / 41.73056°N 87.73194°W / 41.73056; -87.73194 (41.730533, -87.731982)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.

Hometown borders the city of Chicago along 87th Street between Cicero Avenue and Pulaski Road. The town's southern border is located one-half mile south of 87th, where 91st Street would be.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,467 people, 1,895 households, and 1,171 families residing in the city. The population density was 9,354.6 people per square mile (3,593.2/km²). There were 1,938 housing units at an average density of 4,058.5/sq mi (1,558.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.29% White, 0.18% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 1.01% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.83% of the population.

The top four ancentries reported in Hometown as of the 2000 census were Irish (33.6%), German (28.7%), Polish (18.8%) and Italian (13.0%).[4]

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