Homer strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):
College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
Comparing Homer to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Large City||121 miles SW of Anchorage, Alaska|
|Standard Zip Codes||99603|
|Phone Area Codes||907|
|Time Zone||Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||18 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||29 to 43 F|
|Jul Temp||47 to 61 F|
|Oct Temp||31 to 44 F|
|Annual Precip||25.4 inches|
|Station||HOMER 8 NW|
|Jan Temp||16 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||27 to 39 F|
|Jul Temp||45 to 59 F|
|Oct Temp||29 to 39 F|
|Annual Precip||28.2 inches|
|Station||HOMER 9 E|
|Jan Temp||15 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||28 to 45 F|
|Jul Temp||45 to 63 F|
|Oct Temp||29 to 44 F|
|Annual Precip||21.7 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.99|
|American Indian & Alaskan||167||4.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||95||2.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||5,364|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||13.7%|
|French (except Basque)||2.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Homer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:English Bay (99603)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
4300 BARTLETT ST
Emergency Service: Yes
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HOMER HIGH SCHOOL
600 E FAIRVIEW AVE.
Serves 483 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8
HOMER FLEX SCHOOL
4122 BEN WALTERS LANE
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 46 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1
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Serves 36 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4
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|1. Jackson, Wyoming||87.5||28.7%||5.8%||36.7%||13||$53,915||5.4%||10.6%||8,647||6.8%||44.1||3%||3.4|
|2. Mammoth Lakes, California||87.1||28.5%||4.3%||34%||12||$52,561||5.7%||16.8%||7,093||14.4%||64.9||57.5%||4.9|
|3. Ketchikan, Alaska||85.2||31.5%||9.3%||21.4%||12||$52,529||7.1%||32.6%||7,922||7.6%||67.7||1.8%||5.2|
|4. Beaufort, South Carolina||84||30.3%||12.2%||28.7%||18||$42,894||7%||30.6%||12,950||13%||60.2||1.3%||16.1|
|5. Hanahan, South Carolina||79.6||28%||11.5%||20.3%||21||$45,246||5.3%||18.4%||12,937||7.4%||46.3||0.8%||5|
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