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Homer, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Homer,NY index of house prices

Total population: 3,223 (All urban)

Houses: 1,392 (1,275 occupied: 793 owner occupied, 480 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

47%

Housing density: 834 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $150,523.

Median contract rent in 2016: $377 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $428)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $653


Median gross rent in Homer, NY in 2016: $474

Housing units in Homer with a mortgage: 498 (33 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 294

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,229

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,192

Median monthly housing costs: $869


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Homer, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,988 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Homer:

$119,988
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,605 - $167,193
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,217
  • In family households: 2,540 (320 male householders, 427 female householders)
    473 spouses, 730 children (716 natural, 7 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 190 grandchildren, 52 brothers or sisters, 10 parents, 192 other relatives, 155 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 667 (209 male householders (145 living alone)), 320 female householders (268 living alone)), 137 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11

Size of family households: 364 2-persons, 201 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 413 1-person, 110 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

267 married couples with children.
182 single-parent households (51 men, 131 women).

92.2% of residents of Homer speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 129 (4.0%)
(20.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Homer, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 652 bedrooms
  • 4253 bedrooms
  • 2074 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Homer population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Homer, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 2302 bedrooms
  • 703 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Homer population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 29no vehicle
  • 2481 vehicle
  • 3932 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Homer population

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

  • 41no vehicle
  • 2791 vehicle
  • 1522 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Homer population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Homer, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 144 rooms
  • 675 rooms
  • 1126 rooms
  • 1947 rooms
  • 1278 rooms
  • 2739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Homer population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Homer, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1523 rooms
  • 1564 rooms
  • 685 rooms
  • 356 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Homer population

Year house built

Median 2016 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, NY household income distribution

  • Homer, NY household income distribution
  • 83Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 34$15,000 to $19,999
  • 52$20,000 to $24,999
  • 80$25,000 to $29,999
  • 101$30,000 to $34,999
  • 95$35,000 to $39,999
  • 58$40,000 to $44,999
  • 88$45,000 to $49,999
  • 71$50,000 to $59,999
  • 141$60,000 to $74,999
  • 141$75,000 to $99,999
  • 128$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 87$150,000 to $199,999
  • 17$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Homer, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Homer, NY
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 32$60,000 to $69,999
  • 59$70,000 to $79,999
  • 35$80,000 to $89,999
  • 117$90,000 to $99,999
  • 175$100,000 to $124,999
  • 102$125,000 to $149,999
  • 78$150,000 to $174,999
  • 72$175,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Homer, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Homer, NY
  • 10$150 to $199
  • 26$200 to $249
  • 16$250 to $299
  • 21$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 12$400 to $449
  • 16$450 to $499
  • 32$500 to $549
  • 31$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 51$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 42$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 6$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 982000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Homer population
Homer commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 44
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 188
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 353
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 259
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 78
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 34
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 138
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 46
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 107
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 123
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 12
Homer, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.1%
Number of people working at home: 80 (5.3% of all workers)

Homer mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 921 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 160 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 14 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 205
 American: 142
 Irish: 126
 German: 97
 Italian: 96
 French Canadian: 26
 Dutch: 16
 Serbian: 13
 Swedish: 9
 Scottish: 8
 Greek: 7
 Danish: 5
 Norwegian: 4
 Polish: 4
 French (except Basque): 3

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

  • 79%Philippines
  • 12%Italy
  • 6%Chile
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,647
  • Other state: 410
  • Northeast: 201
  • Midwest: 102
  • South: 50
  • West: 56

96% of Homer residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in New York.

Homer:

95.9%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 241
  • Less than 1 year of college: 45
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 54
  • Associate degree: 171
  • Bachelor's degree: 184
  • Master's degree: 84
  • Professional school degree: 19
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 368
  • Less than 1 year of college: 138
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 123
  • Associate degree: 143
  • Bachelor's degree: 340
  • Master's degree: 117
  • Professional school degree: 13
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 64.0%Females
Homer marital status for males
Homer marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 875
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 142
  • 3 or 4: 280
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 17
  • 50 or more: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,071

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Homer:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Homer
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.0%)
  • Electricity (11.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (81.5%)
  • Electricity (22.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

15.6%
New York:

34.3%

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)