Homewood, AL
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Homewood profile

Living in Homewood

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.

Homewood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Homewood is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homewood who work in healthcare (12.82%), sales jobs (11.39%), and management occupations (11.36%).

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.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Homewood, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Homewood provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Homewood, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

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 69.39% 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 $49,271, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,084 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, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Homewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.