Homer, LA Profile: Facts & Data


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Homer, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Homer had a population of 3,028 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Homer, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,028
Population in Households 2,986
Population in Familes 2,397
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 651
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $26,832
Average Household Income $39,084
Per Capita Income $15,894


Total Housing Units 1,620 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (37.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 625 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 396 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $72,051
Average Home Value $90,343


Total Households 1,224
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 772
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.81% -0.98%
Households -0.77% -0.98%
Families -1.1% -1.19%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.08%

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, 2018 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 # 164 66th
Population Density # 220 54th
Diversity Index # 158 66th
Median Household Income # 430 9th
Per Capita Income # 439 8th

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