Homewood, Alabama Population 2024

27,388

Homewood is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. Homewood has a 2024 population of 27,388. Homewood is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -0.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,393 in 2020.

The average household income in Homewood is $138,799 with a poverty rate of 8.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Homewood is 29.8 years, 30.7 years for males, and 28.3 years for females.

Homewood Demographics

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

  • White: 77.99%
  • Black or African American: 13.81%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 2.79%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
8.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,283.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.02% (-5)
The current population of Homewood, Alabama is 27,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,393.

Homewood, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,49377.99%
Black or African American3,80613.81%
Two or more races1,0363.76%
Asian7702.79%
Other race4161.51%
Native American360.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Homewood Population by Race

Homewood Population Pyramid 2024

Homewood Median Age

29.8

Total

30.7

Male

28.3

Female

Homewood Adults

There are 20,698 adults, (3,052 of whom are seniors) in Homewood.

Homewood Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Homewood Sex Ratio

Female15,46456.12%
Male12,09343.88%

Homewood Population by Age

Homewood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,7082.5663.636.4
Married4,7373.3884.115.9
Non Family3,9431.3842.857.2
Female8883.1950.249.8
Male1403.9442.157.9
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Homewood 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

Homewood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homewood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.27%.

Homewood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$66,076

Average Earnings

$86,535

Average Male

$53,032

Average Female

Homewood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homewood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Homewood Language

92.22% of Homewood residents speak only English, while 7.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Homewood Language

Homewood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,7691,4377.66%
Black3,08646715.13%
Hispanic1,5211207.89%
Multiple859617.1%
Other4045513.61%
Asian745253.36%
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8.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homewood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homewood is Black, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homewood is Asian, with 3.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.47%.

Homewood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.54%
High School12.82%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
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Homewood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.98%
Male Unemployed27.19%
Female Employed7.22%
Male Employed2.7%
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Homewood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homewood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Homewood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Homewood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Homewood Marriage

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

Homewood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Homewood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

758

Number of Veterans

675

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

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Homewood Veterans by War

count

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Homewood Veterans by Age

count

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Homewood Veterans by Race

Homewood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homewood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Homewood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Homewood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Homewood 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

60.62%

Born in Homewood

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Homewood residents were born in the United States, with 60.62% having been born in Alabama. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Homewood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,198-238-0.9%
202826,436-238-0.89%
202726,674-238-0.88%
202626,912-238-0.88%
202527,150-238-0.87%
202427,388-238-0.86%
202327,626-238-0.85%
202227,864-238-0.85%
202128,1027092.59%
202027,3932,0398.04%
201925,354-140-0.55%
201825,494-12-0.05%
201725,506-118-0.46%
201625,624-123-0.48%
201525,747-56-0.22%
201425,803-32-0.12%
201325,8355392.13%
201225,2962050.82%
201125,091-43-0.17%
201025,134910.36%
200025,0432,1219.25%
199022,9221,5107.05%
198021,4121670.79%
197021,2459564.71%
196020,2897,42357.69%
195012,8665,46973.94%
19407,3971,29421.2%
19306,103
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Homewood Population by Year