Homer, New York Population 2024

6,076

Homer is a city located in New York. Homer has a 2024 population of 6,076. Homer is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -3.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,291 in 2020.

The average household income in Homer is $89,576 with a poverty rate of 3.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Homer is 50 years, 46.7 years for males, and 52.4 years for females.

Homer Demographics

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

  • White: 93.75%
  • Asian: 2.83%
  • Other race: 1.77%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
50.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
121.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.42% (-215)
The current population of Homer, New York is 6,076 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,291.

Homer, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,86993.75%
Asian1772.83%
Other race1111.77%
Two or more races991.58%
Black or African American40.06%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Homer Population by Race

Homer Population Pyramid 2024

Homer Median Age

50

Total

46.7

Male

52.4

Female

Homer Adults

There are 4,985 adults, (1,469 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female3,10649.62%
Male3,15450.38%

Homer Population by Age

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7332.2880.219.8
Married1,5912.8392.47.6
Non Family7671.096040
Female3332.3265.834.2
Male422.641000

2.68

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Homer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade330.7%
9th to 12th Grade1803.83%
High School Graduate1,33228.32%
Some College96320.47%
Associates Degree56211.95%
Bachelors Degree98120.85%
Graduate Degree65313.88%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,5174,3451,574
Asian703510
Other Race555529
2+ Races555118
Hispanic33293
Black420

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 52.73%.

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$49,758$55,174$45,308
Less Than 9th Grade$30,402$0$0
High School Graduate$44,526$49,259$19,602
Some College$44,312$46,740$40,583
Bachelors Degree$67,656$61,701$68,954
Graduate Degree$57,134$56,829$58,889

$49,758

Average Earnings

$55,174

Average Male

$45,308

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

93.82% of Homer residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Homer Language

Homer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,8552203.76%
Hispanic802632.5%
Other1112623.42%
Black4250%

3.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Black, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.98%.

Homer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.39%
High School6.46%
Some College5.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.41%

Homer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.47%
Male Employed0.11%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Homer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$72,043$89,576
Families$82,750$101,504
Married Families$89,489$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,922$51,548

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Homer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

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

Homer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Homer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

495

Number of Veterans

464

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War102
Second Gulf War72
Korea51
World War II0

Homer Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+173
65 to 74150
35 to 54141
55 to 6418
18 to 3413

Homer Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White49010.21%
2+ Races59.09%

Homer Veterans by Race

Homer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

86.66%

Born in Homer

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 86.66% having been born in New York. 0.32% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,811-53-0.9%
20285,864-53-0.9%
20275,917-53-0.89%
20265,970-53-0.88%
20256,023-53-0.87%
20246,076-53-0.86%
20236,129-53-0.86%
20226,182-53-0.85%
20216,235-56-0.89%
20206,2911231.99%
20196,168-34-0.55%
20186,202-10-0.16%
20176,212-21-0.34%
20166,233-67-1.06%
20156,300-66-1.04%
20146,366-16-0.25%
20136,382-28-0.44%
20126,410-35-0.54%
20116,445470.73%
20106,39800%

Homer Population by Year