Homer, Illinois Population 2024

1,032

Homer is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. Homer has a 2024 population of 1,032. Homer is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,069 in 2020.

The average household income in Homer is $123,973 with a poverty rate of 10.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Homer is 33 years, 30 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Homer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Homer was:

  • White: 95.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,053.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.46% (-37)
The current population of Homer, Illinois is 1,032 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,069.

Homer, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,01695.85%
Two or more races323.02%
Black or African American80.75%
Native American40.38%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Homer Population by Race

Homer Population Pyramid 2024

Homer Median Age

33

Total

30

Male

36.8

Female

Homer Adults

There are 819 adults, (125 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

52.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female52549.53%
Male53550.47%

Homer Population by Age

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4582.3181.718.3
Non Family1791.148614
Married1692.7282.217.8
Female933.7768.831.2
Male172.711000
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Homer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Homer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,765

Average Earnings

$59,250

Average Male

$37,750

Average Female

Homer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Homer Language

99.71% of Homer residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Homer Language

Homer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,0161009.84%
Black88100%
showing: 2 rows

10.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.09%

Male Poverty Rate

10.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 15.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.91%.

Homer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater16%
High School15.21%
Less Than 9th Grade8.57%
Some College1.56%
showing: 4 rows

Homer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.62%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Homer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Homer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Homer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Homer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Homer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Homer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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Homer Veterans by War

count

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Homer Veterans by Age

count

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Homer Veterans by Race

Homer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.5%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Homer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Homer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Homer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.42%

Born in Homer

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 86.42% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Homer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029992-8-0.8%
20281,000-8-0.79%
20271,008-8-0.79%
20261,016-8-0.78%
20251,024-8-0.78%
20241,032-8-0.77%
20231,040-8-0.76%
20221,048-8-0.76%
20211,056-13-1.22%
20201,069-89-7.69%
20191,158-22-1.86%
20181,180-9-0.76%
20171,189-10-0.83%
20161,199-12-0.99%
20151,211-11-0.9%
20141,222
20131,22240.33%
20121,21840.33%
20111,21450.41%
20101,209
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Homer Population by Year