Homer, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 1,640 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 
Males: 791  (48.3%)
Females: 849  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49245.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,449 (it was $35,542 in 2000)
Homer:

$41,449
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,241 (it was $16,394 in 2000)

Homer village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,043 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Homer:

$88,043
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,620; detached houses: $136,560; townhouses or other attached units: $106,998; in 2-unit structures: $339,833; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $399,147; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $124,799; mobile homes: $160,363

Median gross rent in 2017: $595.

March 2019 cost of living index in Homer: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Homer, MI (2010)
    • 1,59695.7%White alone
    • 472.8%Hispanic
    • 80.5%Two or more races
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone

Races in Homer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Homer, Michigan as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homer is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Homer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.1)
3
(168.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(218.5)
3
(165.4)
3
(168.1)
12
(691.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(218.5)
5
(275.6)
5
(280.1)
7
(403.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(600.8)
6
(330.8)
34
(1,905)
14
(806.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(112.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)87.4126.2272.8216.0

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City-data.com crime index in Homer, MI

Crime rate in Homer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Michigan average:

1.87
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), American (12.0%), English (9.0%), Scottish (7.2%), Irish (6.8%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 994 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,152 people per square mile   (low).

Homer, Michigan map

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.2%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,439 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,527 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (23.4 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Toledo, OH (71.5 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (149.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Litchfield, MI (2.7 miles ),
Albion, MI (2.8 miles ),
Concord, MI (2.9 miles ),
Tekonsha, MI (3.1 miles ),
Marshall, MI (3.4 miles ),
Allen, MI (3.6 miles ),
Parma, MI (3.6 miles ),
Hanover, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.14 N, Longitude: 84.81 W

Area code: 517

Distribution of median household income in Homer, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Homer, MI in 2017
Homer satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in Homer, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (18.4%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Homer, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (22.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)

Average climate in Homer, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homer-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Homer village center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the village center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

Earthquake activity:

Homer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from Homer center
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) earthquake occurred 231.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from Homer center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 302.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 276.3 miles away from Homer center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 281.1 miles away from the 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 Calhoun County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homer:

  • LITCHFIELD NURSING CENTRE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MI)
  • MAGNUMCARE OF ALBION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALBION, MI)
  • TRILLIUM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALBION, MI)
  • TENDERCARE MARSHALL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • OAKLAWN HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • OAKLAWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)
  • OAKLAWN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MARSHALL, MI)

Amtrak station near Homer:

  • 8 miles: ALBION (300 N. EATON ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer:

  • Spring Arbor University (about 14 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,374)
  • Jackson College (about 21 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 24 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Western Michigan University (about 43 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Lansing Community College (about 44 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Michigan State University (about 44 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,736)
  • Siena Heights University (about 44 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)

Public high school in Homer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Homer:

See full list of schools located in Homer

Library in Homer:

  • HOMER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $134,688; Location: 141 WEST MAIN STREET; 17,929 books; 753 audio materials; 1,375 video materials; 41 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches: Cook's Prairie Baptist Church 6020 23 Mile Rd Cook's Prairie was founded on March 12, 1836. It is an Independent Baptist Church. Average Sunday Morning worship attendance: 120. Service times: Sunday School - 9:45 am, Sunday Morning Worship - 11:00 am, Sunday Evening - 6:30 pm, Mid-week Prayer meeting & Bible study - Wednesday at 6:30. Pastor Tom Merrick

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Homer: Homer Fire Department (A), Homer Public Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Homer include: Victory Church (A), Riverside Baptist Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Homer include: First Presbyterian Church Historical Marker (1), Homer Fire Station Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Homer Village Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 104 North Hillsdale Street).

Birthplace of: Josh Collmenter - Baseball player.

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Homer and their reported violations in the past:

LIGHTHOUSE VILLAGE (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Homer that have no violations reported:

  • P.S. FOODMART (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOMER LANES (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

70.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

12.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
4 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with branches in Homer (2011 data):

  • Hillsdale County National Bank: Homer Branch at 105-109 West Main Street, branch established on 1964/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $382.5 mil, Deposits: $324.7 mil, headquarters in Hillsdale, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Community Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Homer:

Marital status in Homer, MI
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Homer:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Homer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homer, MI (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,14499
Catholic11,5536
Mainline Protestant9,29345
Black Protestant2,88212
Other1,33710
Orthodox1802
None91,757-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Here:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Calhoun County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

9.5%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.3%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

14.4%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Homer:

48.1%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Homer:

11.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.0%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homer, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,870$35,4800$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,139$42,8340$0
Financial Administration 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,079$48,9480$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Local Libraries 1$2,613$31,3561$580
Water Supply 1$3,073$36,8760$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$319
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$33,214$36,2332$899

Homer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($111.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $414,000 ($252.44)
    Regular Highways: $306,000 ($186.59)
    Sewerage: $176,000 ($107.32)
    Water Utilities: $164,000 ($100.00)
    Libraries: $155,000 ($94.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $147,000 ($89.63)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($48.17)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($29.27)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($21.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($14.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($7.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $144,000 ($87.80)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($58.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($39.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $597,000 ($364.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($12.80)

Homer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($135.37)
    Other: $194,000 ($118.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $260,000 ($158.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($25.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($15.85)
    Rents: $12,000 ($7.32)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($6.10)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($1.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000 ($123.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $167,000 ($101.83)
    Highways: $118,000 ($71.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($31.10)
    Other: $18,000 ($10.98)
  • Tax - Property: $418,000 ($254.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($4.27)

Homer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $648,000 ($395.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $598,000 ($364.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($30.49)

Homer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,071,000 ($653.05)

5.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.74% ($46,701 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MI  0.39% ($35,051)
from Branch County, MI  0.33% ($36,048)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.94% ($41,742 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MI  0.37% ($46,468)
to Barry County, MI  0.30% ($52,470)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homer:

  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homer:

  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWKN (104.9 FM; MARSHALL, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WRKR (107.7 FM; PORTAGE, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WBXX (95.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CASPTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Homer:

  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CJ (Channel 27; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WLNS-TV (Channel 6; LANSING, MI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF LANSING, INC.)
  • W26BX (Channel 26; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOBC-CA (Channel 20; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W21BS (Channel 21; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Homer fatal accident list:

May 3, 2016 06:03 PM, Sr-60 Leigh St, Lat: 42.146961, Lon: -84.810036, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 6, 2010 02:02 AM, Sr-60, W Main, Lat: 42.147353, Lon: -84.814228, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 21, 2002 05:55 AM, Sr-60, Lat: 42.147561, Lon: -84.821876, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.0mTotal length
  • $195,000Total costs
  • 18,944Total average daily traffic
  • 1,987Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,898Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Homer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 631 25 Mile Rd (Lat: 42.083667 Lon: -84.808583), Call Sign: KNDR517, Licensee ID: L00100035,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 09/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2012, Registrant: Lane Landis, 631 25 Mile Rd, Homer, MI 49245, Phone: (517) 568-3166
  • 7901 Condit Rd (Lat: 42.187278 Lon: -84.787194), Call Sign: KNGT962, Licensee ID: L00702711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 06/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2013, Registrant: Dennis Anderson, 24135 M Dr S, Homer, MI 49245
  • WATER TANK, 130 East Main St (Lat: 42.146306 Lon: -84.806694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 13 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQOP835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2011, Expiration Date: 12/14/2021, Certifier: Gerald Stonebraker, Registrant: Federal License Management, Williamsport, PA 17701, Phone: (570) 220-9433, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 103 E. Leigh (Lat: 42.146361 Lon: -85.232056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 48 m, Call Sign: WQVP856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4962.50 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2015, Expiration Date: 04/10/2025, Certifier: Jeff Troyer, Registrant: 606 Ventura Way, Marshall, MI 49068, Phone: (517) 285-6678, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HOMER, Approx 4000' W Of M99; Approx 300' N Of M-60 (Lat: 42.161389 Lon: -84.765278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPTE505,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2012, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Homer Water Tower, 130 E Main St (Lat: 42.146389 Lon: -84.806667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.1 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQFJ755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/01/2006, Expiration Date: 08/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: Jeff Troyer, Registrant: 606 Ventura Way, Marshall, MI 49068, Phone: (517) 285-6678, Email:
  • DE73XC948, 26141 P Drive South (Lat: 42.136333 Lon: -84.789639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.8 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQQW750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • BC06395A, 103 E Lehigh Street (Lat: 42.146389 Lon: -84.806889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQWA554,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HOMER, 403 S. Hillsdale St (Lat: 42.140000 Lon: -84.811944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQYH889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2016, Expiration Date: 10/04/2026, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3207K , Serial Number: 1200, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/13/1989
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John A Johnson, 386 Grandview Ave, Homer, MI 49245, Other Owners: James E Johnson
  • Aircraft: JOHNSON GUST G SKYBOLT SB2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37660 , Serial Number: GGJ1, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Gust G Johnson, 9644 25 1/2 Mile Rd, Homer, MI 49245
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/15/2017

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$130,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$76,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$76,820
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0031.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Homer, MI
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2003, and the least - 8 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Homer, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Homer, MI
    • 19650.4%Structure Fires
    • 13534.7%Outside Fires
    • 4611.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homer, MI
Most common first names in Homer, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2777.8 years
John2373.7 years
George2380.1 years
Robert2172.5 years
Mary1777.8 years
Charles1773.9 years
James1671.2 years
Margaret1479.4 years
Frank1478.1 years
Harold1375.6 years
Most common last names in Homer, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2782.8 years
Miller1673.1 years
Williams977.0 years
Taylor974.8 years
Wilson866.4 years
Odell868.6 years
Butler879.9 years
Hackworth856.5 years
Nichols877.7 years
King869.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homer, MI
  • 84.9%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homer, MI
  • 60.2%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 9.5%Other fuel
  • 4.9%No fuel used


Homer compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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