Homer, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,200. Estimated population in 2021: 1,157 (-3.6% change)
Males: 596 (49.7%), Females: 604 (50.3%)

Champaign County

Zip code: 61849

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $37,429
Median house value: $63,700

Races in Homer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.9%), English (15.5%), Irish (15.2%), United States (14.6%), Scotch-Irish (4.2%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Homer

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homer village

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -87 (-6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Homer:

  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • COVENANT MEDICAL CTR CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (about 19 miles; URBANA, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 21 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Homer:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 22 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 45 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • TERRE HAUTE INTERNATIONAL-HULMAN FIELD (about 61 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Abbreviation: HUF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Homer:

  • FRASCA FIELD (about 17 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 21 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • VERMILION COUNTY (about 28 miles; DANVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: DNV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 21 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 49 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,597)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-WABASH VALLEY (about 59 miles; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,099)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
Public primary/middle schools in Homer:

  • HERITAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL -HOMER (Students: 251; Location: 512 W 1ST ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HERITAGE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 512 W 1ST ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Homer:

  • HOMER COMMUNITY LIB. (Operating income: $30,190; Location: 101 N. MAIN STREET; 12,005 books; 25 audio materials; 641 video materials; 26 serial subscriptions)

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