Homer City is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,652 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Homer City is the 648th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Homer City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Homer City is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homer City who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), food service (7.75%), and sales jobs (7.63%).
Because of many things, Homer City is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Homer City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Homer City perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Homer City is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.61% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Homer City in 2010 was $23,727, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,908 for a family of four. However, Homer City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Homer City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homer City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Homer City include Italian, Irish, Polish, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Homer City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.