Homer Cortland County, New York

Homer: Village in New York

About

Homer is a village located in the county of Cortland in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,291 and a population density of 656 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,082 inhabitants.

The village was created 231 years ago in 1790.

Homer Quick Facts

Population : 3,082 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Cortland County
Postal code : 13077
Area : 5.02 km2
Altitude : 1,132 feet / 345, 343 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1791 (231 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:41:00 (27th May 2022)
Density : 614 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.78% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Homer is located at 42°38'13"N 76°10'44"W (42.6370100, -76.1788200).

Homer map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Homer decreased by 6.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,291 - census
2011 3,268 -0.7% estimation process
2012 3,246 -0.68% estimation process
2013 3,220 -0.81% estimation process
2014 3,206 -0.44% estimation process
2015 3,169 -1.17% estimation process
2016 3,133 -1.15% estimation process
2017 3,121 -0.38% estimation process
2018 3,118 -0.1% estimation process
2019 3,101 -0.55% estimation process
2020 3,082 -0.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 46,305
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 44,016
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 42,745
April 1, 2010 Population : 44,002
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.4%
People over 65 (%) : 28.9%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 96.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,553
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 42,080

Homer zip code is 13077. County name: Cortland, County fips: 36023

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 42,080
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $200,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,222
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $405
2015-2019 median gross rent : $754
Permits for construction, 2020 : 202
2015-2019 Households : 16,031
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.80
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 142,866
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 262,476
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 131,248
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 648,114
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,782
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,478
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,275
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,447
2019 total employment : 13,743
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 485,308
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,942
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,544
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,322
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,137
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 95
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,189
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 477
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,587
2010 population per square mile : 67.1
2010 land area in square miles : 655.92

Schools in Homer

College & universities near Homer, NY

Code Name City ZIP
196149 SUNY Cortland Cortland (NY) 13045-0900

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Homer, NY

Code Name Address Type
NYF Empire Expo Center 581 State Fair Blvd RAIL
SYR William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center 131 Alliance Bank Parkway RAIL
ROM Rome station 6599 Martin Street RAIL
UCA Union Station 321 Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Homer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Homer Post Office Homer (NY) 13077

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Other cities in Cortland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cortland County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cortland 18,455 City in New York, USA
Munsons Corners 2,728 Census designated place
Virgil 2,363 Town in New York, USA
Preble 1,287 City in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
Scott 1,117 Town in New York, United States
Solon 1,078 Town in New York, United States
Truxton 1,056 Town in Cortland County, New York
Cincinnatus 998 City in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
Willet 992 Human settlement in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
Marathon 981 Human settlement in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
McGraw 968 Village in New York
Cuyler 909 Town in New York, USA
Harford 907 Human settlement in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
Georgetown 819 City in Madison County, New York, United States of America
Lapeer 722 Human settlement in Cortland County, New York, United States of America
Taylor 488 Town in New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Homer distances to largest New York cities