Homer, New York Population 2020

6,216
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Homer is a city located in New York. Homer has a 2020 population of 6,216. Homer is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,397 in 2010. Homer reached it's highest population of 6,444 in 2011.

The average household income in Homer is $87,187 with a poverty rate of 7.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $785 per month, and the median house value is $147,900. The median age in Homer is 42.2 years, 43 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males.

Homer Demographics

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

  • White: 95.64%
  • Asian: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Homer, New York is 6,216, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,216.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,397.

Homer, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,98895.64%
Asian2123.39%
Two or More Races590.94%
Black or African American20.03%
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Homer Population Pyramid 2020

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Homer Median Age

42.2


Total

43


Male

40.9


Female

Homer Adults

There are 4,912 adults, (1,164 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

3,353

53.55%

Male

2,908

46.45%

Homer Households and Families

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Male75.8%24.2%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female44.3%55.7%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3192.6970.9
Married1,2933.2487.7
Non Family5361.249.1
Female3952.8744.3
Male952.8875.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Homer Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1052.44%
9th to 12th Grade2325.40%
High School Graduate1,13526.42%
Some College84019.55%
Associates Degree60614.11%
Bachelors Degree73817.18%
Graduate Degree64014.90%
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Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1853,8481,312
Asian919147
Hispanic181818
Black221

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,138$42,165$31,265
Less Than High School$28,750$22,303$
High School Grad$31,982$40,101$17,451
Some College$35,056$41,152$29,228
Bachelors Degree$56,607$63,125$43,750
Graduate Degree$42,153$49,886$41,076

$39,138

Average Earnings

$42,165

Average Male

$31,265

Average Female

Homer Language

Homer Language by Age

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Homer Language

95.21% of Homer residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Homer Poverty

Homer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,9554918.25%
Black22100.00%

7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.31%

Male Poverty Rate

10.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.67%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.32%
High School9.60%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%
Some College2.77%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed6.38%
Male Employed2.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Homer Income

Homer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,542$87,187
Families$70,293$87,372
Married Families$80,231-
Non Families$32,900$43,129
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Homer Marital Status

Homer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 55-64.

Homer Marital Status by Race

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Homer Veterans

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360

Number of Veterans

331

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War47
Korea28
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74111
35 to 54108
75+56
55 to 6448
18 to 3437
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Homer Veterans by Education

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10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Employment Status

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,2160.00%
20196,2160.00%
20186,2160.00%
20176,216-14-0.22%
20166,230-70-1.11%
20156,300-66-1.04%
20146,366-15-0.24%
20136,381-31-0.48%
20126,412-32-0.50%
20116,444470.73%
20106,3970.00%