Homer, Illinois Population 2021

1,119
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Homer is a city located in Champaign County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,119, it is the 624th largest city in Illinois and the 9873rd largest city in the United States . Homer is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -6.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,193 in 2010. Homer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Homer has a population density of 1,142 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homer is $72,174 with a poverty rate of 7.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $748 per month, and the median house value is $103,800. The median age in Homer is 36.4 years, 36.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Homer Demographics

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

  • White: 98.58%
  • Native American: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Homer, Illinois is 1,119 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,159.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,193.

Homer, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24798.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native181.42%
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Homer Population by Race

Homer Population Pyramid $2021

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Homer Median Age

36.4


Total

36.8


Male

36.2


Female

Homer Adults

There are 911 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

585

46.25%

Male

680

53.75%

Homer Population by Age

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family76.1%23.9%
Male79.5%20.5%
All85.3%14.7%
Married96.8%3.2%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Homer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5172.4585.3
Married2523.2896.8
Non Family1841.0776.1
Male442.9179.5
Female373.0859.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Homer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.37%
9th to 12th Grade485.99%
High School Graduate32740.77%
Some College22327.81%
Associates Degree708.73%
Bachelors Degree10513.09%
Graduate Degree263.24%
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Homer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White784733128
Native American18183

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 16.67%.

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,184$53,125$35,000
Less Than 9th Grade$31,563$31,563$
High School Graduate$45,417$51,667$22,250
Some College$45,833$55,083$33,250
Bachelors Degree$61,250$64,125$43,333
Graduate Degree$41,875$$53,750

$46,184

Average Earnings

$53,125

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Homer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homer Language by Age

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Homer Language

99.50% of Homer residents speak only English, while 0.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.25% of the population.

Homer Language

Homer Poverty by Race

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7.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.59%

Male Poverty Rate

10.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 7.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 7.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.

Homer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.73%
High School5.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Some College3.75%

Homer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed5.22%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Homer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,298$72,174
Families$81,250$84,603
Married Families$95,682-
Non Families$45,500$47,843
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Income by Household Type

Homer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Homer Marital Status by Race

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Homer Marital Status

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30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
Vietnam6
World War II4
Korea3
First Gulf War3

Homer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+10
35 to 549
18 to 348
65 to 743
55 to 64

Homer Veterans by Age

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Homer Veterans by Race

Homer Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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87.27%

Born in Homer

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 87.27% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,119-20-1.76%
20201,139-20-1.73%
20191,159-20-1.70%
20181,179-9-0.76%
20171,188-8-0.67%
20161,196-14-1.16%
20151,210-11-0.90%
20141,2210.00%
20131,22140.33%
20121,21730.25%
20111,21450.41%
20101,2090.00%

Homer Population by Year