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People

Total Population 6,405
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,366
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.7%
Median Earnings25+ $36,193
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,649
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,346

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,364
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $703
Median House Value $122,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 0%
English 23.7%
Irish 16.6%

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

Homer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Cortland
Standard Zip Codes 13077
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.636
Longitude -76.179

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 CORTLAND
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station ITHACA CORNELL UNIV
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station AURORA RESEARCH FARM
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Homer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Scott (13077)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cortland 19,134 $55,518
Dryden 14,840 $76,395
Groton 6,097 $63,718
Tully 2,734 $76,083

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

Homer Public Libraries

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Phillips Free Library
37 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Homer, New York
(607) 749-4616
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Homer High Schools

HOMER SHS
80 S WEST ST
607-749-7246
Serves 775 students.

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Historic Homer

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David Harum's barn c1900

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David Harum's barn c1900

David Harum's house c1900.

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