For population 25 years and over in Homer City:
For population 15 years and over in Homer City borough:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,415 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (43.6 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (215.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Lucerne Mines, PA (1.0 miles ), Black Lick, PA (2.2 miles ), Indiana borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Chevy Chase Heights, PA (2.6 miles ), Jacksonville, PA (2.7 miles ), Armagh, PA (3.0 miles) , Blairsville borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Ernest borough, PA (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 40.54 N, Longitude: 79.16 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +610 (+32.8%)
Area code: 724
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Homer City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-0.4%).
Work and jobs in Homer City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Homer City, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Homer City-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/3/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Homer City borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 tornado 34.0 miles away from the borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Homer City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.6 miles away from Homer City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Indiana County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Steve Demeter - Baseball player.
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Local government website: www.homercity.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer City:
Public high schools in Homer City:
See full list of schools located in Homer City, School District: HOMER-CENTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Private elementary/middle schools in Homer City:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Homer City and their reported violations in the past:CENTRAL INDIANA CO WATER AUTH (Population served: 3814, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.9%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in other group homes in 2000
Homer City compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Homer City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Homer City (based on Indiana County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Adult diabetes rate:
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Homer City government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,067 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Homer City fatal accident list:
Oct 29, 2007 07:02 PM, Us-0119, Sr-0056, Lat: 40.538592, Lon: -79.155769, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 2007 09:59 PM, Us-119, Sr-56, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 2007 06:14 PM, Us-119, Sr-56, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1999 04:14 PM, Us-119, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1990 03:30 AM, 3035, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 16, 1980 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,220
Total average daily truck traffic: 144
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,257
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homer City)
Businesses in Homer City, PA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.