Homewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 25,476 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Homewood is the 20th largest community in Alabama.
Homewood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Alabama, but Homewood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Homewood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Homewood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homewood who work in management occupations (13.22%), sales jobs (13.14%), and healthcare (11.51%).
Homewood is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Homewood enrolled in college, Homewood has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Homewood, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Homewood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Homewood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.40% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Homewood in 2010 was $42,257, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,028 for a family of four. However, Homewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Homewood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Homewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Homewood include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Homewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.