Hometown is located in northeast Illinois. Hometown is part of Cook County. Hometown has 0.48 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hometown population is 4,358, which has shrunk 2.44% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hometown median household income is $48,750 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.38% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 22.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hometown median house value is $119,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 23.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hometown is better than the state average in quality. The Hometown area code is 708.