Homer, Alaska

Is Homer, Alaska a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 65.1 to Homer, Alaska (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if Homer, Alaska is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in Homer, Alaska

  • Crime ratesmoderate
  • Arson crimesthe lowest
  • Vandalismmoderate

In Homer, Alaska, violent crime rates are considered to be moderateAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Arson crimes are the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest and property crimes, including vandalism rank moderateAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Environmental Hazards Homer, Alaska

  • Cancer instanceslow
  • Substance abusethe highest

In Homer, Alaska, cancer instances are considered to be lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Substance abuse in Homer, Alaska is the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research.

Natural Disasters in Homer, Alaska

  • Earthquakes
    in Homer are unlikely
  • Hurracanes
    in Homer are unlikely
  • Severe Storms
    in Homer are unlikely
  • Tornados
    in Homer are unlikely
  • Volcanos
    in Homer are medium
  • Wildfires
    in Homer are moderate

Smoking Laws in Homer, Alaska

Smoking is allowed inside restaurants and bars in Homer. Smoking inside of workplaces in Homer is Allowed. The use of e-cigarettes is banned. In Homer, Alaska recreational and medical marijuana use is legal.

Air & Water Quality in Homer, Alaska

Air quality
100.0% of the time
Water quality
100 out of 100

Homer, Alaska has good air quality 100.0% of the time or 365 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in Homer is 100 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

Pros and Cons of living in Homer, Alaska in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "Beautiful. Access to Ocean. Community is art engaged. Farm food available. "
  • "Daycare desert. Short on housing. No sidewalks. Expensive. "