Homer, Georgia Population 2020

1,194

Homer is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,194, it is the 292nd largest city in Georgia and the 9601st largest city in the United States. Homer is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 4.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,141 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Homer has a population density of 124 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homer is $61,925 with a poverty rate of 17.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $146,700. The median age in Homer is 42 years, 40.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Homer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Homer was:

  • White: 87.63%
  • Black or African American: 8.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Homer, Georgia is 1,194, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,162.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,141.

Homer, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11287.63%
Black or African American1108.67%
Two or More Races362.84%
Some Other Race110.87%

Homer Population Pyramid 2020

Homer Median Age

42


Total

40.1


Male

42.9


Female

Homer Adults

There are 991 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

670

52.80%

Male

599

47.20%

Homer Households and Families

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Homer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All60.7%39.3%
Female37.6%62.4%
Non Family37.1%62.9%
Male19%81%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4552.7960.7
Married2253.4286.2
Non Family1161.0637.1
Female933.4537.6
Male212.6219

3.25

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Homer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade384.30%
9th to 12th Grade18220.59%
High School Graduate33037.33%
Some College13515.27%
Associates Degree687.69%
Bachelors Degree849.50%
Graduate Degree475.32%

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White762610131
Black9224
Hispanic1717
Multiple Races1313
Other Race1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,917$34,881$31,577
Less Than High School$25,667$40,750$14,306
High School Grad$31,304$34,118$30,536
Some College$44,063$40,313$61,250
Bachelors Degree$60,938$103,750$
Graduate Degree$$$56,250

$32,917

Average Earnings

$34,881

Average Male

$31,577

Average Female

Homer Language

Homer Language by Age

Homer Language

97.54% of Homer residents speak only English, while 2.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Homer Poverty

Homer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,10120018.17%
Multiple361233.33%
Black11076.36%

17.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.35%

Male Poverty Rate

22.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Multiple, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is Black, with 6.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.91%
Some College14.78%
High School9.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed12.28%
Male Employed4.97%

Homer Income

Homer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,188$61,925
Families$59,688$71,604
Married Families$77,431-
Non Families$19,773$27,218

Homer Marital Status

Homer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Homer Married by Age and Sex

Homer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Homer Marital Status by Race

Homer Veterans

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7425
35 to 5424
55 to 649
75+
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White536.13%
Hispanic623.08%
Black55.43%

$Homer Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Homer Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.46%

Born in Georgia

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.66% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 80.46% having been born in Georgia. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,194161.36%
20191,178161.38%
20181,162272.38%
20171,135161.43%
20161,119-7-0.62%
20151,12680.72%
20141,118-3-0.27%
20131,12120.18%
20121,119-6-0.53%
20111,125-18-1.57%
20101,1430.00%