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See what Homewood, IL has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Homewood Demographics

Education

High School

15%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

37%

Family Size

2 people

49%

3 people

23%

4 people

15%

5 people

9%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

33%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

19%

150-200k

9%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

15%

20-45

29%

45-65

28%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Homewood?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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Jun '23-$1295$1550-
May '23-$1295$1550-
Apr '23-$1295$1495-
Mar '23-$1250$1550-
Feb '23-$1273$1550-
Jan '23-$1295$1500-
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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Homewood

Homewood Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

20%

60+ Mins

16%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5959

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Percentage: 4848

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Top Scores: Retail, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Homewood

Top Score

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Homewood's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 67% more shops than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 47% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 20% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 47% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 10% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 12% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 25% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Homewood.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 10% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 50% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 9% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Homewood.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 24% fewer gyms than average
  3. 7% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Homewood.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 75% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 50% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Homewood could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 44% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Homewood's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Homewood Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Homewood Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Homewood

10/10

G. Kerkstra Elementary School

Grades 1-5 • Public

10/10

Chelsea Intermediate School

Grades 3-5 • Public

9/10

Millennium Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

9/10

Bibich Elementary School

Grades PK, K-4 • Public

9/10
9/10

Frank H Hammond Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

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Living in Homewood, IL

Homewood is a town in Illinois with approximately 19,000 residents. At an average age of just under 41, the city's population is slightly older than other municipalities in Illinois, which has an average age of 38. Only 22% of residents rent in Homewood, as home ownership is common in the area. With an average rent of $1,278/month, exceeding the state average by $226 a month, relatively high rent costs may play a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Compared to the national average (7%), Homewood has a high concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. In addition, 19% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are two primary industries in Homewood: education and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 16% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of just over $83K, Homewood workers earn around $6,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 34 minutes, Homewood's commute time is longer than the state average of about 32 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 38% of workers, while public transit is used by only 7% of the city. Not many commuters walk to work.