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Homer, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Homer Census Designated Place had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2019. Homer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Homer is located at latitude 44.0214 and longitude -91.5565 in Winona County. The formal boundaries for the Homer Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Winona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Homer Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628681) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Homer Census Designated Place is located within Township of Homer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winona County.


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Homer, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Homer, MN Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Homer, MN Wealth Index is 116
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 189 (100%)
Population in Households 189 (100.0%)
Population in Families 165 (87.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 159
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,148
Average Household Income $87,267
Per Capita Income $35,347
Wealth Index4 116

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $238,462
Housing Affordability Index3 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.47% 0.32%
Households 0.42% 0.25%
Families -0.17% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Homer, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homer to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 713 21st
Population Density # 737 18th
Diversity Index # 790 13th
Median Household Income # 235 74th
Per Capita Income # 229 75th

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