Homer Champaign County, Illinois

Homer: Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

About

Homer is a city located in the county of Champaign in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,193 and a population density of 1,217 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,143 inhabitants.

Homer Quick Facts

Population : 1,143 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Champaign County
Postal code : 61849
Area : 0.98 km2
Altitude : 2,218 feet / 676 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:39:46 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 1,166 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.37% (2010-2020)

Geography

Homer is located at 40°2'5"N 87°57'29"W (40.0347600, -87.9580900).

Homer map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Homer decreased by 4.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,193 - census
2011 1,214 1.73% estimation process
2012 1,218 0.33% estimation process
2013 1,222 0.33% estimation process
2014 1,222 0% estimation process
2015 1,211 -0.91% estimation process
2016 1,199 -1% estimation process
2017 1,189 -0.84% estimation process
2018 1,180 -0.76% estimation process
2019 1,158 -1.9% estimation process
2020 1,143 -1.31% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,790
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,822
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,843
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,812
People under 5 years old, percentage : 1.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.4%
People over 65 (%) : 27.7%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 78.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 17.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 67.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 280
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 19.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 96.9%

Homer zip code is 61849. County name: Champaign, County fips: 17019

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $1,184,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $4,000+
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,025
2015-2019 median gross rent : $3,500+
2015-2019 Households : 1,988
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.92
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 97.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 97.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,507
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 26,993
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,556
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $165,000
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $78,051
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 757
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 421
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 231
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 202
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 508
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 718
2010 population per square mile : 2,796.6
2010 land area in square miles : 2.08

Schools in Homer

College & universities near Homer, IL

Code Name City ZIP
143181 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Urbana Urbana (IL) 61801

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Homer, IL

Code Name Address Type
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL

Post offices near Homer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Homer Post Office Homer (IL) 61849

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  • Homer , Michigan village in Calhoun County, Michigan with a population of 1,643 people.
  • Homer , Minnesota census-designated place in Winona County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 1,351 people.
  • Homer , Georgia city in Banks County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 1,257 people.
  • Homer , Ohio human settlement in Ohio, United States of America with a population of 1,014 people.
  • Homer , Nebraska village in Nebraska with a population of 520 people.
  • Homer , Missouri township in Missouri with a population of 428 people.
  • Homer , North Dakota township in Stutsman County, North Dakota with a population of 268 people.

Other cities in Champaign County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Champaign County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Champaign 89,390 Champaign County, Illinois, United States
Rantoul 12,305 Village in Illinois
Mahomet 8,968 Village in Illinois, United States
Savoy 8,364 Town
Urbana 7,093 County seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States
Saint Joseph 3,800 Human settlement in Champaign County, Illinois, United States of America
Tolono 3,349 City in Illinois, United States of America
Lake of the Woods 2,912 Census designated place in Illinois, United States
Fisher 1,911 Village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States
Philo 1,378 City in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States of America
Sidney 1,172 Village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States
Thomasboro 1,066 City in Illinois, United States of America
Gifford 1,035 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Ogden 787 Village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States of America
Pesotum 520 Township in Champaign County, Illinois
Ludlow 454 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Homer distances to largest Illinois cities