|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Homer is 3,160. Homer, New York is the 6,092nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Homer was in 1990, when its population was 3,616. In 1990, Homer was the 4,977th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,092nd largest city in the US. Homer is currently 12.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Homer has shrunk 6.6% since the year 2000. Homer, New York's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6028||New York Mills||3,227||-5.8%|
|6081||Port Washington North||3,170||17.3%|
|6087||Park Hills, Kentucky||3,165||6.4%|
|6089||East Greenville, Pennsylvania||3,163||1.8%|
|6090||Winnsboro, South Carolina||3,163||-17.1%|
|6092||Homer, New York||3,160||-6.6%|
|6096||Fort Edward, New York||3,155||0.6%|
The total voting age population of Homer, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,516. The voting age population is 44.1% male and 55.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.2% of the residents of Homer are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Homer are 97.5% White, 2.4% Asian and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Homer, 4.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.6%. On a per-household basis, 5.2% of families are below the poverty line in Homer.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.2% of Homer residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.2% of Homer residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 37.8% have a bachelor's degree and 16.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Homer residents aged 5 and older, 5.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Homer is 1.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Homer, 29.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Homer is $59,536.
In Homer, 65.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.8% of housing units in Homer.
Of all the housing units in Homer, 50.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Homer, 2.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Homer is $766.
In Homer, 80.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.