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Homer, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Homer had a population of 3,008 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Homer is located at latitude 32.7938 and longitude -93.0591 in Claiborne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Homer (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Homer, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,008
Daytime Population: Workers 1,417
Daytime Population: Residents 2,040
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,457
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 2,967
Population in Familes 2,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 646
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $29,245
Average Household Income $41,330
Per Capita Income $16,844


Total Housing Units 1,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 630 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 589 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $70,936
Average Home Value $86,587


Total Households 1,219
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.01% -1.13%
Households -0.94% -1.09%
Families -1.31% -1.31%
Median Household Income   -0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

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, 2017 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 # 165 65th
Population Density # 220 54th
Diversity Index # 172 65th
Median Household Income # 402 15th
Per Capita Income # 417 12th

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