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Housing density: 177 houses/condos per square mile
Median contract rent in 2009: $647 (lower quartile is $491, upper quartile is $812)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,729
Median gross rent in Homer, AK in 2009: $797
Housing units in Homer with a mortgage: 526 (28 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 203
Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,375
Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,500
Median monthly housing costs: $963
Latest news about housing in Homer, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Detached houses: $177,967Here:$177,967State:$264,617
Townhouses or other attached units: $188,049Here:$188,049State:$213,298
In 2-unit structures: $134,413Here:$134,413State:$253,086
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $69,476Here:$69,476State:$248,602
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,161Here:$96,161State:$190,913
Mobile homes: $81,432Here:$81,432State:$42,305
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,456Here:$13,456State:$62,044
818 spouses, 1,148 children (1,062 natural, 32 adopted, 54 stepchildren), 29 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 24 other relatives, 93 non-relatives
Size of family households: 447 2-persons, 222 3-persons, 199 4-persons, 107 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 467 1-person, 97 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 1 5-persons.
739 married couples with children.
281 single-parent households (81 men, 200 women).
94.5% of residents of Homer speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).
Foreign born population: 141 (3.6%)
(70.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
Median 2009 house/condo value by year built
Year house built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.3%
Number of people working at home: 156 (8.7% of all workers)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
48% of Homer residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 36% lived in Alaska.
Educational Attainment for Males (%)
Educational Attainment for Females (%)
Class of Workers
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 9.6%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 20.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 16.7%
Unemployment rate for other race males: 14.3%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 8.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 4.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 0.0%
Median household income in 2009 for:
Median worth of mobile homes: $59,600
House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago
Renter moved in on average 4 years ago
Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Homer:
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
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