Homer is located close to the center of Alaska. Homer is part of Kenai Peninsula County. Homer has 13.83 square miles of land area and 12.98 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Homer population is 5,229, which has grown 32.51% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.17% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Homer median household income is $54,778 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.92% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 39.28% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Homer median house value is $261,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 98.33% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 70.80% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Homer is much better than the state average in quality. The Homer area code is 907.