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People

Total Population 3,092
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,062
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 29.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,989
% Above Poverty Level 60%
% Below Poverty Level 40%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $691
Median House Value $54,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 4.3%

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

Homer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 217 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Claiborne
Standard Zip Codes 71040
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.791
Longitude -93.055

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 HOMER 3 SSW
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Station RUSTON LA TECH
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station EL DORADO S AZ RGNL AP
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Homer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Arizona (71040)

Aycock (71040)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athens 298 $54,000
Gibsland 938 $30,250
Haynesville 2,506 $41,750
Lisbon 194 $78,750
Minden 12,887 $39,777
Shongaloo 175 $55,208

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

Homer Public Libraries

Library
Claiborne Parish Library
901 EDGEWOOD DRIVE
Homer, Louisiana
(318) 927-3845

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Homer Hospitals

HOMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
620 EAST COLLEGE STREET
(318) 927-2024
Emergency Service: Yes

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Homer High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

HOMER HIGH SCHOOL
1008 NORTH MAIN STREET
318-927-2985
Serves 316 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

CLAIBORNE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL SETTING (CLASS)
626 BONNER STREET
318-927-6257
A Non-traditional School
Serves 20 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

DAVID WADE CORRECTIONAL CENTER
670 BELL HILL ROAD
318-927-0400
A Special Education School
Serves 19 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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