Homer employment information

Income per capita$25,208$30,019$28,555
Median household income$50,192$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,385$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,917$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$35,667$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$20,938$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.9%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Homer is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Homer is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Homer is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Homer is 17% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Homer median earnings by income bracket

Homer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.5%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.0%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.1%17.9%
Public administration2.7%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%1.2%
Education, health & social services21.9%50.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Philo, IL1,652$75,41741%
Ogden, IL777$67,81327%
St. Joseph, IL4,076$67,75027%
Royal, IL257$67,08325%
Indianola, IL381$64,53121%
Homer, IL1,159$50,1926%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Grand Meadow, MN1,159$50,7215%
Ordway, CO1,159$27,58348%
Groveton, NH1,159$36,25032%
East Hampton, NY1,159$82,43154%
Slaughter, LA1,159$65,48122%
Homer, IL1,159$50,1926%
Source: The Homer, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.