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Homer, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $275,639 (it was $123,000 in 2000)
Homer:

$275,639
Alaska:

$254,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $203,068 - $378,733

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $300,208
Here:

$300,208
State:

$279,934

Townhouses or other attached units: $440,862
Here:

$440,862
State:

$265,257

In 2-unit structures: $197,264
Here:

$197,264
State:

$249,692

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $318,234
Here:

$318,234
State:

$440,226

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,782
Here:

$171,782
State:

$157,668

Mobile homes: $63,248
Here:

$63,248
State:

$70,327

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $102,424
Here:

$102,424
State:

$34,933
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,849

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 number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.9

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Homer, Alaska:

  • 33no bedroom
  • 1041 bedroom
  • 2812 bedrooms
  • 3903 bedrooms
  • 1244 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Homer, Alaska:

  • 52no bedroom
  • 1481 bedroom
  • 2722 bedrooms
  • 1073 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Homer in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 22no vehicle
  • 3381 vehicle
  • 4462 vehicles
  • 1583 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Homer in renter-occupied apartments

  • 73no vehicle
  • 3481 vehicle
  • 1372 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Homer, Alaska:

  • 291 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 1464 rooms
  • 2315 rooms
  • 1636 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 988 rooms
  • 839+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Homer, Alaska:

  • 371 room
  • 902 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 815 rooms
  • 346 rooms
  • 207 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Homer, AK household income distribution

  • Homer, AK household income distribution
  • 117Less than $10,000
  • 118$10,000 to $14,999
  • 105$15,000 to $19,999
  • 98$20,000 to $24,999
  • 103$25,000 to $29,999
  • 89$30,000 to $34,999
  • 118$35,000 to $39,999
  • 73$40,000 to $44,999
  • 82$45,000 to $49,999
  • 138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 197$60,000 to $74,999
  • 167$75,000 to $99,999
  • 98$100,000 to $124,999
  • 34$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Homer, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Homer, AK
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 106$150,000 to $174,999
  • 138$175,000 to $199,999
  • 209$200,000 to $249,999
  • 217$250,000 to $299,999
  • 300$300,000 to $399,999
  • 120$400,000 to $499,999
  • 83$500,000 to $749,999
  • 27$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Homer, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Homer, AK
  • 3Less than $100
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 64$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 10$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 47$500 to $549
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 78$600 to $649
  • 34$650 to $699
  • 77$700 to $749
  • 35$750 to $799
  • 206$800 to $899
  • 67$900 to $999
  • 68$1,000 to $1,249
  • 29$1,250 to $1,499
  • 41$1,500 to $1,999
  • 45No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 201995 to March 2000
  • 191990 to 1994
  • 111985 to 1989
  • 101980 to 1984
  • 21975 to 1979
  • 131970 to 1974
  • 131965 to 1969
  • 53Before 1965
Homer commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 187
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 544
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 471
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 175
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 65
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 17
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 50
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 5
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 13
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 75
Homer, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.3%
Number of people working at home: 156 (8.7% of all workers)

Homer mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,191 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 207 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (1%)
  • Walked: 102 (6%)
  • Other means: 99 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 156 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 570
 Other groups: 422
 Irish: 405
 English: 322
 United States or American: 296
 Norwegian: 161
 Italian: 91
 Swedish: 80
 Polish: 78
 French (except Basque): 76
 Scottish: 75
 Dutch: 75
 Russian: 71
 Scotch-Irish: 67
 European: 45
 Danish: 36
 Canadian: 29
 French Canadian: 25
 Swiss: 21
 Welsh: 20
 Finnish: 17
 British: 13
 Portuguese: 11
 Hungarian: 10
 Northern European: 10
 Czech: 8
 Scandinavian: 7
 Greek: 6
 Serbian: 6
 Lithuanian: 4
 Yugoslavian: 4
 Brazilian: 3
 Pennsylvania German: 3
 Ukrainian: 3
 Czechoslovakian: 2
 Luxemburger: 2
 Austrian: 2
 Belgian: 2
 Basque: 2
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 2
 Slavic: 2
 Armenian: 2
 Slovak: 2
 Romanian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Canada
  • 14%Mexico
  • 10%United Kingdom
  • 9%Korea
  • 8%Germany
  • 5%Philippines
  • 5%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion

Place of birth for U.S.-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.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 27
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 364
  • Less than 1 year of college: 123
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 273
  • Associate degree: 42
  • Bachelor's degree: 209
  • Master's degree: 89
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 296
  • Less than 1 year of college: 109
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 324
  • Associate degree: 90
  • Bachelor's degree: 265
  • Master's degree: 111
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 9.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.0%Males
  • 16.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 14.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.3%Males
  • 4.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.7%Males
Homer marital status for males
Homer marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $107,197

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Homer:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 71.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 43.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 64
Here:

11.6%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

10.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

11.4%
Alaska:

14.1%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)