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Homer is a township in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Homer. For links to other places called Homer, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Homer is 41.606N. The longitude is -87.964W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,992.


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Median household income
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$79,793
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Homer demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Homer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Will County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60467 ZIP code.

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18% of Homer residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homer ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homer was $29,703, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $618.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,561.


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Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homer political report.

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The average commute time for Homer workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Homer:
  �Champaign County village

IL communities formerly known as Homer:
  �Troy Grove, La Salle County

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