Living in Homer, AK

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Homer SnackAbility

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

Homer, AK Crime Report

228
Total Crimes
3,933.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.13%
Above National Average

Homer, AK Cost Of Living

121
Homer's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

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
5,607
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
8.9%
Median Home
$273,300
Median Income
$59,837
Median Rent
$1,035

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Rankings for Homer in Alaska

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Map Of Homer, AK

Population over time in Homer

Year Population % Change
2017 5,607 1.8%
2016 5,510 1.7%
2015 5,418 1.8%
2014 5,324 1.8%
2013 5,229 1.5%
2012 5,150 2.0%
2011 5,050 1.3%
2010 4,987 0.4%
2009 4,969 -
Crime/100k Homer AK USA
Violent Crime 207.0 885.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.4 5.0
Robbery 34.5 121.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 172.5 595.4 246.8
Property Crime 3726.1 3300.5 2199.5
Burglary 414.0 539.6 376.0
Larceny 3139.6 2219.0 1594.6
Car Theft 172.5 541.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Homer

White
82.1% (4,604)
African American
0.4% (20)
American Indian
4.7% (263)
Asian
0.8% (47)
Hawaiian
0.1% (6)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.4% (300)
Hispanic
6.5% (367)
Race Homer AK USA
White 82.1% 61.0% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 4.7% 14.0% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.4% 7.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.5% 6.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Homer, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.3% (18,359)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (21,088)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.6% (42,424)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (56,566)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.0% (95,269)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (107,922)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (70,459)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (93,532)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (30,019)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (25,057)
Income Homer AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 4.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 3.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.6% 6.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.0% 10.5% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 19.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 9.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Homer

Female
53.1% (2,976)
Male
46.9% (2,631)
Gender Homer AK USA
Female 53.1% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Homer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (56)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (224)
High School / GED
21.0% (1,177)
Some College
29.0% (1,626)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (560)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,065)
Master's Degree
12.0% (672)
Professional Degree
2.0% (112)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (112)
Education Homer AK USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 27.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 18.0% 19.0%
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%

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