Homer, NY


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Homer is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,183 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Homer is the 437th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Homer was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Homer is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Homer is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homer who work in office and administrative support (19.36%), sales jobs (11.16%), and teaching (9.21%).

Homer is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Homer is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.64% of adults in Homer have a college degree.

The per capita income in Homer in 2010 was $24,964, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,856 for a family of four. However, Homer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Homer is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Homer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Homer include Irish, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Homer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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