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Homer, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Homer had a population of 3,030 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Homer is located at latitude 32.7918 and longitude -93.0557 in Claiborne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Homer encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Claiborne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 289 feet.

The Town of Homer (GNIS ID: 2405858) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Homer is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne Parish.


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Homer, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Homer, LA Housing Affordability Index is 226
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Homer, LA Wealth Index is 32
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,030
Population in Households 2,989
Population in Familes 2,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density 651
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,233
Average Household Income $36,883
Per Capita Income $14,978
Wealth Index3 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $55,982
Housing Affordability Index2 226
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,230
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.71% -1.16%
Households -0.64% -1.13%
Families -0.97% -1.33%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Homer, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homer to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 161 66th
Population Density # 218 54th
Diversity Index # 177 64th
Median Household Income # 445 6th
Per Capita Income # 421 11th

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