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. Homer has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Homer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Homer is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homer who work in office and administrative support (17.62%), teaching (10.77%), and food service (10.02%).
The overall education level of Homer citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.85% of adults in Homer have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Homer in 2010 was $25,979, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,916 for a family of four. However, Homer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Homer include Irish, German, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Homer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.