Homer SnackAbility

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

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Homer, Alaska Info Snack

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is two hundred and eighteen miles southwest of Anchorage. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 5,003. Long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." Homer is also nicknamed "the end of the road," and more recently, "the cosmic hamlet by the sea."
Population
5,510
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$270,400
Median Income
$59,185
Median Rent
$1,026

Rankings for Homer in Alaska

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Map Of Homer, AK

Population over time in Homer

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Homer Per 100k

Crime Homer AK USA
Violent Crime 191.8 829.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 8.4 5.3
Robbery 17.4 128.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 87.2 575.4 248.9
Property Crime 3679.2 3542.1 2362.0
Burglary 418.5 563.8 430.4
Larceny 3103.7 2402.7 1694.0
Car Theft 156.9 575.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Homer

White
82.2% (4,527)
African American
0.3% (18)
American Indian
4.5% (248)
Asian
1.4% (75)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.4% (299)
Hispanic
6.2% (343)
Race Homer AK USA
White 82.2% 61.5% 61.5%
African American 0.3% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 4.5% 13.8% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 6.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.4% 7.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.2% 6.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Homer, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.2% (17,632)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (23,142)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.1% (39,121)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.8% (65,018)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (86,507)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (108,547)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (72,181)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.1% (88,711)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.7% (25,897)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (24,244)
Income Homer AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 3.8% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 3.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.1% 6.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.8% 6.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 11.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 17.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 14.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.1% 19.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.7% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 7.2% 6.3%

Gender in Homer

Female
53.0% (2,921)
Male
47.0% (2,588)
Gender Homer AK USA
Female 53.0% 47.7% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 52.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Homer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.7% (92)
9-12th Grade
3.6% (197)
High School / GED
22.1% (1,219)
Some College
28.9% (1,593)
Associate's Degree
9.6% (528)
Bachelor's Degree
18.9% (1,038)
Master's Degree
12.3% (677)
Professional Degree
1.4% (79)
Doctorate Degree
1.5% (80)
Education Homer AK USA
< 9th Grade 1.7% 2.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.6% 4.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.1% 27.6% 27.3%
Some College 28.9% 27.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.6% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 18.9% 18.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.3% 7.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.4% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.5% 1.0% 1.4%

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