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Demographics

People

Total Population6,366
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+3,331
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.2%
Median Earnings25+$34,578
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,771
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,608

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,548
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone25.8%
Median Gross Rent$698
Median House Value$129,200

Ancestry

English21.9%
Irish16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.9%
German11.6%
Italian5.5%
Polish2.5%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Canadian1.1%
Ukrainian1%
Swiss0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Russian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Homer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cortland County
Standard Zip Codes13077
Phone Area Codes607
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.63
Approximate Longitude-76.18

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)

StationCORTLAND
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches
StationITHACA CORNELL UNIV
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches
StationAURORA RESEARCH FARM
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cortland19,018$55,929
Dryden14,888$73,714
Groton6,085$67,941
McGraw933$66,000
Munsons Corners2,667$55,386
Tully2,731$75,268

Homer Public Libraries

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

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Homer Public Schools

Homer Elementary School
Park Pl
ZIP: 13077
(607) 749-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 342
Homer Intermediate School
58 Clinton St
ZIP: 13077
(607) 749-1240
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Homer Junior High School
58 Clinton St
ZIP: 13077
(607) 749-1240
Middle
Total Enrollment 469
Homer Senior High School
80 S West St
ZIP: 13077
(607) 749-7246
High
Total Enrollment 693
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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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