Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$44,604$37,306$35,384
Median household income$65,347$68,428$64,994
Median income owner occupied$73,750$86,167$81,389
Median income renter occupied$0$40,983$42,147
Median earnings male$57,500$45,950$42,327
Median earnings female$21,588$31,703$30,753
Unemployment rate2.4%3.9%3.4%
Poverty level10.6%12.0%12.8%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Homer is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Homer is 1% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 38% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Homer is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Homer is 17% lower than the national average

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      $43,560 $65,347 $130,694
      $45,614 $68,428 $136,856
      $43,325 $64,994 $129,988
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      Homer median earnings by income bracket

      Homer employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.0%8.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.3%18.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%17.7%
      Public administration8.7%8.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.0%12.0%
      Education, health & social services9.3%9.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      St. Joseph, IL4,053$93,62144.0%
      Philo, IL1,398$91,15640.3%
      Sidney, IL1,297$76,25017.3%
      Royal, IL370$75,75016.5%
      Muncie, IL115$68,1254.8%
      Homer, IL1,320$65,3470.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Omao, HI1,289$92,87542.9%
      Palmyra, IN1,289$33,07749.1%
      Otego, NY1,289$56,00013.8%
      New Waterford, OH1,289$44,16732.0%
      Aurora, OR1,289$90,35739.0%
      Homer, IL1,289$65,3470.5%
      Source: The Homer, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).