Homer, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Homer, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The Village of Homer had a population of 524 as of July 1, 2017. Homer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Homer is located at latitude 42.3225 and longitude -96.4912 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Homer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The Village of Homer (GNIS ID: 2398534) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Homer is located within Omadi Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dakota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Homer, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 524
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 385
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 512
Population in Familes 429
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,415
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $58,812
Average Household Income $78,335
Per Capita Income $30,892


Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $144,737
Average Home Value $210,833


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.64% -0.35%
Households -0.73% -0.4%
Families -1.11% -0.43%
Median Household Income   5.62%
Per Capita Income   3.88%

Homer, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homer to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 198 66th
Population Density # 118 80th
Diversity Index # 164 72nd
Median Household Income # 139 76th
Per Capita Income # 162 72nd

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