Homer City, PA Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,844. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,755 (-4.8% change)
Males: 858 (46.5%), Females: 986 (53.5%)

Indiana County

Zip code: 15748

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $30,815 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,100 (year 2000)

Races in Homer City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.1%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), Italian (20.0%), Irish (12.9%), Polish (10.0%), Slovak (8.5%), English (8.1%).

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Homer City

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homer City borough

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Homer City:

  • INDIANA HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; INDIANA, PA)
  • TORRANCE STATE HOSP (about 10 miles; TORRANCE, PA)
  • CONEMAUGH VALLEY MEM HOSP (about 23 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Homer City:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 26 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 28 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; ID: JST)
  • DU BOIS-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 48 miles; DU BOIS, PA; ID: DUJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Homer City:

  • INDIANA COUNTY/JIMMY STEWART FLD/ (about 7 miles; INDIANA, PA; ID: IDI)
  • EBENSBURG (about 28 miles; EBENSBURG, PA; ID: 9G8)
  • MC VILLE (about 33 miles; FREEPORT, PA; ID: P37)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer City:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 8 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 27 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,851)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 48 miles; CLARION, PA; FT enrollment: 5,690)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 53 miles; ALTOONA, PA; FT enrollment: 3,516)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 58 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)

Schools

Public high school in Homer City:

  • HOMER-CENTER JSHS (Students: 504; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Homer City:

  • HOMER-CENTER EL SCH (Students: 503; Grades: KG – 06)