Living in Homer, AK

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Homer, Alaska Info Snack

Population
5,709
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
10.3%
Median Home
$282,400
Median Income
$60,993
Median Rent
$1,020

Homer SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Homer, AK Crime Report

158
Total Crimes
2,672.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
7.89%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Homer
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 158 2,672.1 3,777.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 12 202.9 867.1 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.4 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 112.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 12 202.9 596.0 250.2
Property Crime 146 2,469.1 2,910.8 2,109.9
Burglary 11 186.0 487.1 340.5
Larceny 118 1,995.6 2,066.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 17 287.5 357.7 219.9

Homer, AK Cost Of Living

121
Homer's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Homer Alaska National Average
Overall 121 128 100
Services 106 112 100
Groceries 131 137 100
Health 142 147 100
Housing 133 135 100
Transportation 113 120 100
Utilities 125 147 100

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Rankings for Homer in Alaska

Map Of Homer, AK

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Population over time in Homer

Year Population % Change
2019 5,709 1.8%
2018 5,607 1.8%
2017 5,510 1.7%
2016 5,418 1.8%
2015 5,324 1.8%
2014 5,229 1.5%
2013 5,150 2.0%
2012 5,050 1.3%
2011 4,987 0.4%
2010 4,969 -

Race / Ethnicity in Homer

White
83.9% (4,787)
African American
0.4% (25)
American Indian
4.2% (242)
Asian
1.0% (59)
Hawaiian
0.1% (4)
Other
0.1% (5)
Two Or More
4.1% (233)
Hispanic
6.2% (354)
Race Homer AK USA
White 83.9% 60.6% 60.7%
African American 0.4% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 4.2% 14.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 6.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 7.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 7.0% 18.0%

Gender in Homer

Female
52.1% (2,973)
Male
47.9% (2,735)
Gender Homer AK USA
Female 52.1% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Homer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (171)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (228)
High School / GED
20.0% (1,141)
Some College
28.0% (1,598)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (513)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,141)
Master's Degree
12.0% (685)
Professional Degree
2.0% (114)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (114)
Education Homer AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 20.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 27.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Homer, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.6% (20,704)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.4% (19,189)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.5% (42,924)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (54,287)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (88,879)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.9% (113,624)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (76,002)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.4% (93,424)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (35,349)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (26,512)
Income Homer AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 4.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.4% 2.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.5% 6.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.9% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.4% 19.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 9.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 8.6% 7.7%

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