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People

Total Population 1,343
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 570
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 52.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,333
% Above Poverty Level 86.5%
% Below Poverty Level 13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.8%
Median Gross Rent $587
Median House Value $116,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Homer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Athens, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Banks
Standard Zip Codes 30547
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.333
Longitude -83.499

Homer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches
Station CORNELIA
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto 1,165 $32,344
Commerce 6,575 $44,328
Cornelia 4,199 $35,781
Gillsville 287 $68,929
Lula 2,793 $57,448
Maysville 2,215 $39,356

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Homer High Schools

BANKS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
10174 HIGHWAY 441 SOUTH
706-677-2221
Serves 648 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

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