We’re here to help. See how Apartment Guide is responding to COVID-19.Learn More
Homer is a small town in Illinois with slightly more than 1,000 residents. Families with children will fit right in, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average 23% of the population, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in Illinois. Just 16% of residents rent in Homer, as home ownership is common in the area. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $827/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Homer will save around $2,700 compared to the state average.
Homer residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Many residents (46%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used. Not many residents commute to work on foot.
Compared to the state average, Homer has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (6%). Additionally, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Homer residents work in one of three industries: retail, education, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 25% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 8% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of around $72K, Homer workers take home a little less than the average Illinois resident. However, the town's average income is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345.
© 2020 RentPath, LLC. All rights reserved. All photos, videos, text and other content are the property of RentPath, LLC. APARTMENT GUIDE and the APARTMENT GUIDE Trade Dress are registered trademarks of RentPath, LLC or its affiliates.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPad, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
Information is copyrighted and school data provided by GreatSchools.org. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Schools listed above are based on distance from the selected location and are just a sampling of the schools in the area. To find a particular school district, and how it relates to a specific apartment, please contact the apartment manager.