Homer City, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Homer City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Homer City had a population of 1,659 as of July 1, 2016. Homer City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Homer City is located at latitude 40.5407 and longitude -79.16 in Indiana County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Homer City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Indiana County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Borough of Homer City (GNIS ID: 1215289) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homer City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Homer City: Homer, Philips Mills.


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Homer City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,659
Population in Households 1,656
Population in Familes 1,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 3,004
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 775
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 463
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $94,298
Average Home Value $108,283
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,871
Average Household Income $52,063
Per Capita Income $24,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.33%
Households -0.23% -0.21%
Families -0.37% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Homer City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homer City to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 724 59th
Population Density1 # 434 75th
Diversity Index2 # 1480 16th
Median Household Income # 1259 29th
Per Capita Income # 959 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.