Homer City, Pennsylvania

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Homer City, Pennsylvania

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Comparative Profile of Homer City, Pennsylvania

Comparing Homer City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 2 6

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Homer City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 44 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Indiana
Standard Zip Codes 15713, 15748
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.543
Longitude -79.162

Homer City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station SALINA 3 W
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
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Homer City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,844 100%
Male 858 46.5%
Female 986 53.5%
Under 18 408 22.1%
18+ 1,436 77.9%
65+ 384 20.8%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,833 99.4%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Homer City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,755
Growth -89
Growth % -4.8%

Homer City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 20.9%
German 17.9%
Polish 9.6%
Irish 8.2%
Slovak 7.7%
English 5.5%
US/American 4.3%
Scottish 3.2%
Dutch 3%
Hungarian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Croatian 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Slavic 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Slovene 0.7%
Northern European 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Aultman (15713)
Graceton (15748)
Waterman (15748)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Homer City 1,844 $39,375
Armagh 131 $34,167
Blairsville 3,607 $38,585
Creekside 323 $30,000
Ernest 501 $28,214
Indiana 14,895 $47,192
Shelocta 127 $45,833
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Homer City High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 504 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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