Homedale is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 2,996 people and just one neighborhood, Homedale is the 62nd largest community in Idaho.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Homedale is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.45% of the Homedale workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Homedale is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homedale who work in farm management occupations (17.53%), maintenance occupations (9.53%), and office and administrative support (8.32%).
The citizens of Homedale have a very low rate of college education: just 6.50% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Homedale in 2018 was $17,185, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,740 for a family of four.
Homedale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Homedale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Homedale, accounting for 51.99% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Homedale residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Homedale include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Homedale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 99.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 39.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Homedale are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 34.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.2%), and 14.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 66.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (33.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Homedale, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (35.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report German roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.5%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.7%) and 5.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.