U.S. Beacon June 17, 2024

Homewood, IL

Cook County, Illinois

Latitude: 41.558034     Longitude: -87.662621
Population 18,917 (2005)
Elevation of Homewood, Illinois: 650 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1735879, place: Homewood village, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 5,639 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 371 (6.58%)
Kindergarten: 308 (5.46%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 2,509 (44.49%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,241 (22.01%)
College or graduate school: 1,210 (21.46%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 13,255 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 308 (2.32%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 585 (4.41%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,719 (20.51%)
Some college, no degree: 3,085 (23.27%)
Associate degree: 1,131 (8.53%)
Bachelor's degree: 3,281 (24.75%)
Graduate or professional degree: 2,146 (16.19%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 93.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 15,150 (100%)
Never married: 3,587 (23.68%)
Now married, except separated: 8,833 (58.3%)
Separated: 136 (0.9%)
Total Widowed: 1,290 (8.51%)
Widowed Female: 1,064 (7.02%)
Total Divorced: 1,304 (8.61%)
Divorced Female: 857 (5.66%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 204 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 84 (41.18%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 14,222 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,828 (12.85%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 4,641 (100%)
--With a disability: 307 (6.61%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 10,427 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,033 (9.91%)
----Percent employed: 60.7%
--No disability: 9,394 (90.09%)
----Percent employed: 83%
Population 65 years and over: 2,958 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,077 (36.41%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 18,337 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 11,634 (63.45%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 6,510 (35.5%)
--Same county: 5,140 (28.03%)
--Different county: 1,370 (7.47%)
----Same state: 728 (3.97%)
----Different state: 642 (3.5%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 193 (1.05%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 19,493 (100%)
Native: 18,642 (95.63%)
--Born in United States: 18,556 (100%)
----State of residence: 14,412 (73.93%)
----Different state: 4,144 (21.26%)
--Born outside United States: 86 (0.44%)
Foreign born: 851 (4.37%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 341 (1.75%)
--Naturalized citizen: 455 (2.33%)
--Not a citizen: 396 (2.03%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 851 (100%)
Europe: 354 (41.6%)
Asia: 197 (23.15%)
Africa: 88 (10.34%)
Oceania: 10 (1.18%)
Latin America: 182 (21.39%)
Northern America: 20 (2.35%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 18,337 (100%)
English only: 16,980 (92.6%)
Language other than English: 1,357 (7.4%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 331 (1.81%)
--Spanish: 515 (2.81%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 137 (0.75%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 558 (3.04%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 127 (0.69%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 107 (0.58%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 52 (0.28%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 19,493 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 24,062% (123.44%)
Arab: 18 (0.09%)
Czech: 267 (1.37%)
Danish: 197 (1.01%)
Dutch: 602 (3.09%)
English: 1,412 (7.24%)
French (except Basque): 518 (2.66%)
French Canadian: 123 (0.63%)
German: 4,428 (22.72%)
Greek: 124 (0.64%)
Hungarian: 232 (1.19%)
Irish: 3,707 (19.02%)
Italian: 1,883 (9.66%)
Lithuanian: 120 (0.62%)
Norwegian: 187 (0.96%)
Polish: 2,010 (10.31%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 299 (1.53%)
Scotch-Irish: 306 (1.57%)
Scottish: 443 (2.27%)
Slovak: 79 (0.41%)
Subsaharan African: 183 (0.94%)
Swedish: 864 (4.43%)
Swiss: 92 (0.47%)
Ukrainian: 74 (0.38%)
United States or American: 732 (3.76%)
Welsh: 167 (0.86%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 55 (0.28%)
Other ancestries: 4,940 (25.34%)

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