Livability Score

70
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities B-

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (10) F
Icy Otter
Coffee Shop
Flying Whale
Coffee Shop
Star's Coffee
Coffee Shop
Captain's Coffee Roasting Company
Coffee Shop
Portside Coffee & Co.
Coffee Shop
Coop's
Coffee Shop
The Bagel Shop
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (12) A+
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Museum
Alaska Bear Tours
Attraction
Alaska Ultimate Safaris
Attraction
Alaska Bear Adventures
Attraction
Alaska Islands & Oceans NWR Visitor Center
Museum
Homer Theater
Cinema
Old Town
Attraction
Pratt Museum
Museum
Harrington Cabin
Attraction
Pier One Theatre
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (21) D-
Grace Ridge Brewing
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Homer Brewing Company
Bar
Dandelion Cafe
Fast Food
Alibi
Bar
Oaken Keg
Alcohol
Alaska Truffle Company
Sweets
Starvin Marvin's Pizza
Fast Food
Grog Shop
Alcohol
Alice's Champagne Palace Bar & Grill
Bar
Kharacters
Bar
Bubbles Sodas & Ice Cream
Fast Food
AJ's Steakhouse & Tavern
Bar
Rum Locker
Alcohol
The Otter Room Bar & Grill
Bar
American Legion Post 16
Bar
Down East Saloon
Bar
Grog Shop East End
Alcohol
Fitness (0) F
Groceries (7) F
Safeway
Grocery Store
Two Sisters Bakery & Cafe
Bakery
Save U More
Grocery Store
Chugach Wild Salmon Company
Seafood
Kachemak Mariculture Center
Seafood
Parks (15) A+
Jeffery Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Benjamin O. Walters Sr. Memorial Park
Park
WKFL Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Bishops Beach Park
Park
Bayview Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Karen Hornaday Playground
Playground
Karen A. Hornady Hillside Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Shops (53) A+
Spenard Builder's Supply
Home Improvement
Spenard Builder's Supply
Home Improvement
AT&T
Electronics
Homer Eye Care Center
Optician
Lamendola Sitenga Clinic
Optician
Homer's Goldmine Gifts
Gift Shop
Highliner Salon Studio
Hairdresser
Homer Saw & Cycle
Bicycle
R.J. Langman & Co.
Hairdresser
Homer's Jeans
Clothing
Oodalolly
Gift Shop
Alaska Salt Company
Gift Shop
Salmon Sisters
Clothing
59 North Creations
Gift Shop
Sustainable Wares
Gift Shop
Homer Bookstore
Books
Cycle Logical
Bicycle
Power Stop
Convenience Store
Observance of Hermits
Books
Skiff Chick
Clothing
Nomar
Clothing
The Hair Gallery
Hairdresser
Haircuts by Holly
Hairdresser
Unknown Name
Mall
Damselfly Salon
Hairdresser
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Homer.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
F
Homer
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.6%
F
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Homer is 127/100 - which is 2% lower than Alaska.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime C

Homer crime rates are 1,663 per 100k, which is 35% lower than Alaska
Property Crime
1,239 crimes per 100k
B+
Violent Crime
424 crimes per 100k
D
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employment C

The median income in Homer is $61,332 - which is 18% lower than Alaska.
Med. Household Income
$61,332
C-
Unemployment Rate
5.4%
F
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health A+

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (24)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Homer Physical Therapy
Clinic
Frontier Natural Health
Doctor
Eagle Dental
Dentist
Seldovia Village Tribe Health Center
Doctor
NOAA Fisheries
Police
Lamendola Sitenga Clinic
Doctor
Homer Dental Center, Inc.
Dentist
Summit Physical Therapy
Clinic
Ninilchik Community Clinic
Clinic
Homer Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Station
Homer Police Station and Jail
Police
Richardson DMD, Inc.
Dentist
Homer Birth & Wellness Center
Clinic
Dr. Rene Alvarez, General Surgeon
Doctor
South Peninsula Annex
Clinic
Clinic of Chiropractic Health
Doctor
Oral & Implant Surgery
Dentist
Women Infants Children (WIC)
Clinic
Peninsula Surgical Clinic
Doctor
Homer Dental Clinic
Dentist
Homer Medical Center
Doctor
South Peninsula Hospital
Hospital
Kachemak Professional Building
Doctor
Kachemak City Volunteer Fire Department
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing B+

Homer home prices are $293,700 - which is 14% higher than Alaska
Home Price
$293,700
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
8%
B+
Home Affordability
4.8x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools B-

The Homer graduation rate is 89% - which is 2% higher than Alaska
School Test Scores
52%
D-
High School Grad. Rates
89%
B
Elementary Schools (5) F
Paul Banks Elementary
Fireweed Academy
West Homer Elementary
High Schools (3) A
Homer Flex School
Homer High School
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ratings N/A

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B- Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Homer? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

Jeffery Park
Unknown Name
Benjamin O. Walters Sr. Memorial Park
WKFL Park
Unknown Name
Bishops Beach Park
Bayview Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Alaska Bear Tours
Alaska Ultimate Safaris
Alaska Bear Adventures
Alaska Islands & Oceans NWR Visitor Center
Homer Theater
Old Town
Pratt Museum

Food & Drink

Grace Ridge Brewing
McDonald's
Subway
Homer Brewing Company
Dandelion Cafe
Alibi
Oaken Keg
Alaska Truffle Company

F Commute

Is public transit available in Homer? Of all people who commute, 0.6% take public transportation in Homer.
Drive to Work
64%

12% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
1%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
6%

4% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Homer a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

South Peninsula Hospital

Pharmacies

Doctors

Peninsula Surgical Clinic
Clinic of Chiropractic Health
Seldovia Village Tribe Health Center
Lamendola Sitenga Clinic
Homer Medical Center
Kachemak Professional Building
Frontier Natural Health
Dr. Rene Alvarez, General Surgeon

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