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Living In Hometown, IL

The small town of Hometown, Illinois is home to slightly more than 4,000 residents. At an average age of just over 40, the town's population is slightly older than other cities in Illinois, which has an average age of 38. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 79% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $808/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Illinois. Each month, renters in Hometown will save around $244 compared to the state average.

Many Hometown residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 22% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 13% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of nearly $51,000, Hometown workers earn around $26,000 less than the average Illinois resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Hometown has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (28%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 9% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 3% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.

With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, slower than most cities in Illinois, Hometown residents know that traveling to work takes some patience. Many residents (42%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

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