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Demographics

People

Total Population1,257
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+610
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$30,280
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,299

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,143
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.1%
Median Gross Rent$586
Median House Value$144,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.9%
Irish13.3%
English6.5%
German5.9%
Scottish2.9%
French Except Basque1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Norwegian0.4%
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Homer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Banks County
Standard Zip Codes30547
Phone Area Codes706
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.33
Approximate Longitude-83.49

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)

StationCOMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.2 inches
StationCORNELIA
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip60.2 inches
StationWINDER 1 SSE
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alto1,073$39,250
Commerce6,677$51,768
Cornelia4,212$40,208
Gillsville256$81,250
Lula2,857$57,875
Maysville2,284$45,792

Homer Public Schools

Banks County Elementary School
180 Highway 51 S
ZIP: 30547
(706) 677-2308
Primary
Total Enrollment 616
Banks County High School
1486a Historic Homer Hwy
ZIP: 30547
(706) 677-2221
High
Total Enrollment 892
Banks County Middle School
712 Thompson St
ZIP: 30547
(706) 677-2277
Middle
Total Enrollment 689
Banks County Primary School
266 Highway 51 S
ZIP: 30547
(706) 677-2355
Primary
Total Enrollment 644
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