Hometown is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,467 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.
Hometown borders the city of Chicago along 87th Street between Cicero Avenue and Pulaski Road. The town's southern border is located one-half mile south of 87th, where 91st Street would be.