Homer, Alaska Population 2022

5,626
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Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 5,626, it is the 20th largest city in Alaska and the 6120th largest city in the United States. Homer is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually but its population has decreased by -3.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,830 in 2020. Spanning over 25 miles, Homer has a population density of 408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homer is $81,432 with a poverty rate of 11.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,124 per month, and the median house value is $293,700. The median age in Homer is 41.1 years, 38.2 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Homer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Homerwas:

  • White: 83.04%
  • Two or more races: 7.70%
  • Native American: 6.36%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Homer, Alaska is 5,626 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,830.

Homer, Alaska Population 2022

Population by Race

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Homer Population by Race

Homer Population Pyramid 2022

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Homer Median Age

39.8


Total

37.2


Male

42.7


Female

Homer Adults

There are 4,684 adults, (1,197 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

2,949

50.58%

Male

2,881

49.42%

Homer Population by Age

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homer Household Types

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Homer Households and Families

2.96

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Homer Households by Type

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Homer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 60.00%.

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,266

Average Earnings

$48,375

Average Male

$29,292

Average Female

Homer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homer Language by Age

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Homer Language

93.18% of Homer residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Homer Language

Homer Poverty by Race

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11.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.76%.

Homer Poverty

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Homer Poverty Rate by Education

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Homer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homer Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Homer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Homer Married by Age and Sex

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Homer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Homer Marital Status by Race

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Homer Marital Status

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458

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Homer Veterans by War

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Homer Veterans by Age

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Homer Veterans by Race

Homer Veterans by Education

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4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Homer Employment by Age

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Homer Employment by Race

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Homer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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31.90%

Born in Homer

96.33%

Native Born

3.67%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.33% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 31.90% having been born in Alaska. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Homer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Homer Population by Year