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People

Total Population 595
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 17%
Employed Population 16+ 281
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,773
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.4%
Median Gross Rent $798
Median House Value $95,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Homer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dakota
Metro Area Sioux City
Standard Zip Codes 68030
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.321
Longitude -96.489

Homer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station WEST POINT
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Station LE MARS
Distance 36.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dakota City 2,271 $64,315
Hubbard 208 $66,875
Jackson 194 $67,500
South Sioux City 13,315 $49,115
Walthill 781 $38,281

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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HOMER HIGH SCHOOL
402-698-2377
Serves 194 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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