Businesses in Homer, Alaska

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 17.8%
 Shopping: 13.4%
 Medical: 10.4%
 Industry: 7.7%
 Professional Services: 7.4%
 Restaurants: 7.1%
 Home Services: 6.9%
 Other: 29.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Boats2023.1 years4.53.8
Car repair2025.6 years4.53.8
Public administration3326.3 years4.16.3
Social work2429.4 years5.04.6
Art galleries1924.9 years4.63.6
Atm's173.73.3
Banks163.73.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets2630.5 years4.15.0
General contractors5725 years5.010.9
Real estate3228.5 years4.76.1
Bed and breakfasts5223.8 years4.710.0
Holiday homes, cabins and resorts3420.8 years4.46.5
Hotels and motels6126.4 years4.411.7
Other accommodation12124.2 years4.423.2
Tour operators3726.9 years4.67.1
Travel agencies4128.4 years4.67.9
Construction of buildings3726.5 years5.07.1
Other membership organizations2329.1 years4.54.4
Dentists1832.6 years4.63.4
Health and medical14924.9 years4.528.5
Physicians and surgeons4622.5 years3.98.8
Physiotherapy1617.8 years5.03.1
Accountants1922.2 years2.33.6
Scientific and technical services2421.7 years4.24.6
Specialized design1523 years5.02.9
Technical construction services1731 years4.83.3
Churches2732.5 years4.95.2
Cafes1829.5 years4.53.4
Gifts, cards and party supplies1437 years4.42.7
Rental equipment2731.8 years4.45.2
Shopping other3927.4 years4.47.5
Sporting goods2430.9 years4.44.6
Area of Homer, Alaska26.81 sq mi
Population5,219
Male Population2,568 (49.2%)
Female Population2,651 (50.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +6.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +16%
Median Age46
Male Median Age46.2
Female Median Age45.8
Area Codes907
NeighborhoodsHomer
Local TimeMonday 3:05 PM
TimezoneAlaska Daylight Time
Lat & Lng59.6425° / -151.5494°
Zip Codes99603

Homer, Alaska - Map

Homer, Alaska Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population4,8984,2904,4995,219
Population Density182.7 / mi²160.0 / mi²167.8 / mi²194.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Homer, Alaska Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 16% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Homer, Alaska+6.6%+21.7%+16%
Alaska+50.7%+27.9%+13.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Homer, Alaska Median Age

Median Age: 46 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Homer, Alaska46 years45.8 years46.2 years
Alaska34 years34.1 years33.9 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Homer, Alaska Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5150149300
5-9134120254
10-14154168322
15-19164186351
20-24102105208
25-29137144281
30-34147125272
35-39120132253
40-44135164300
45-49162211373
50-54243262506
55-59278266545
60-64271199470
65-69156143300
70-747797174
75-796166127
80-84405495
85 Plus366097
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Homer, Alaska Population Density

Population Density: 194.7 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Homer, Alaska5,21926.81 sq mi194.7 / mi²
Alaska600,952665,387.1 sq mi0.9 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Homer, Alaska Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Business distribution by price for Homer, Alaska

 Moderate: 62.3%
 Inexpensive: 18.8%
 Expensive: 11.7%
 Very Expensive: 7.1%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Homer, Alaska CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Homer, Alaska62,571 t12 t2,333 t/mi²
Alaska9,533,510 t15.9 t14.3 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Homer, Alaska CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)62,571 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (8)
FloodMedium (4)
EarthquakeHigh (6.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
4/22/193:51 AM3.29.4 km46,100 m9km SW of Homer, Alaskausgs.gov
3/26/192:05 PM3.324.3 km48,700 m17km NE of Anchor Point, Alaskausgs.gov
12/21/184:15 PM3.225.8 km32,299 m25km S of Homer, Alaskausgs.gov
12/24/173:21 AM3.923.1 km45,400 m23km SSE of Homer, Alaskausgs.gov
10/14/165:59 AM422 km62,900 m4km NE of Anchor Point, Alaskausgs.gov
5/8/121:05 PM3.825 km65,800 mKenai Peninsula, Alaskausgs.gov
10/10/101:36 PM3.620.5 km3,700 mKenai Peninsula, Alaskausgs.gov
5/6/108:38 AM3.734.8 km74,100 mKenai Peninsula, Alaskausgs.gov
1/4/109:36 PM3.126.8 km72,100 mKenai Peninsula, Alaskausgs.gov
2/4/0810:22 PM3.713.2 km49,400 mKenai Peninsula, Alaskausgs.gov

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Homer, Alaska

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 5,003. Long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." Homer is also nicknamed "the end of the road," and more r..  ︎  Homer, Alaska Wikipedia Page

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