Hometown, IL has a population of 4,343 and is the 7,068th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,069 per sq mi which is 3980% higher than the Illinois average and 9910% higher than the national average. The median age in Hometown is 45 which is approximately 21% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Hometown, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 90% of Hometown residents were born in Illinois, 8% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.