A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Homer ...
The pronunciation of Homer: HO-mr<1>
When the people of Homer refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Homerite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Homer has a population of 5,697 people<3> (see below for details).
The coastal city of Homer is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Homer lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Homer: (907)
The ZIP code for Homer: 99603<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Homer had a population of 5,003 people.
The population of Homer represents 0.7% of the population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,003 people, the population of Homer increased 26.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,946 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Homer had an population of 5,697 people. This is an increase of 13.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.37% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Homer.
Communities near Homer ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Homer and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Homer.
Communities Also Named Homer ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Homer - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Homer.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Homer:
Websites for Homer ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Homer ...
Looking for more information about Homer? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Homer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Homer.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Homer: www.homeralaska.org/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019