Homewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 26,054 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Homewood is the 21st largest community in Alabama.
Homewood home prices are not only among the most expensive in Alabama, but Homewood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Of important note, Homewood is also a city of artists. Homewood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Homewood’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.77% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Homewood is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Homewood enrolled in college, Homewood has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
Homewood, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.01 minutes getting to work every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Homewood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Homewood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.18% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Homewood in 2018 was $48,936, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,744 for a family of four. However, Homewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Homewood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Homewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Homewood include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Homewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.