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Homewood is a city in Jefferson County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.

The latitude of Homewood is 33.471N. The longitude is -86.8W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,399.


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Median household income
Local
$45,431
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Homewood demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Edgewood
The Homewood High School Band marched in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2000
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 110. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.4 per 1,000 people.
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.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 110

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Homewood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35209 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Homewood residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homewood ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homewood was $25,491, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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54% of Homewood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Homewood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $490.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,162.


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Libraries in Homewood include Homewood Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Homewood include WTTO.

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

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Homewood restaurants taking online reservations include The Restaurant at Culinard ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Homewood workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Homewood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Homewood include Courtyard by Marriott Homewood, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Quality Inn Homewood, Residence Inn, Super 8.

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