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South Homer is a township in Champaign County, in the Champaign-Urbana metro area.
The latitude of South Homer is 40.023N. The longitude is -87.971W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,585.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Homer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Champaign 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 61849 ZIP code.
26% of South Homer residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Homer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Homer was $18,967, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of South Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Champaign County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Homer political report.
The average commute time for South Homer workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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