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Homer is a township in Medina County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
The community was named for the Greek poet
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Homer. For links to other places called Homer, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Homer is 41.044N. The longitude is -82.125W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,461.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Homer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Medina County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44880 ZIP code.
30% of Homer residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $15,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $909.
Medina County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homer political report.
The average commute time for Homer workers is 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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