Homer, Louisiana Population 2021

2,722
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Homer is a city located in Claiborne Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,722, it is the 100th largest city in Louisiana and the 6554th largest city in the United States . Homer is currently declining at a rate of -2.02% annually and its population has decreased by -15.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,237 in 2010. Homer reached it's highest population of 4,749 in 1950. Spanning over 5 miles, Homer has a population density of 585 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homer is $26,915 with a poverty rate of 49.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $615 per month, and the median house value is $55,600. The median age in Homer is 36.2 years, 29 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Homer Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 72.35%
  • White: 25.25%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Homer, Louisiana is 2,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,890.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,237.

Homer, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,10672.35%
White73525.25%
Two or More Races521.79%
Asian180.62%
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Homer Population by Race

Homer Population Pyramid $2021

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Homer Median Age

36.2


Total

29


Male

40.8


Female

Homer Adults

There are 2,139 adults, (412 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

1,381

47.44%

Male

1,530

52.56%

Homer Population by Age

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Homer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.8%37.2%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
All45%55%
Female26.1%73.9%
Male21.8%78.2%

45.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Homer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2682.345
Non Family4911.1548.9
Married3632.8162.8
Female2953.7426.1
Male1191.8821.8

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Homer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade834.43%
9th to 12th Grade35318.84%
High School Graduate85345.52%
Some College37620.06%
Associates Degree331.76%
Bachelors Degree985.23%
Graduate Degree784.16%
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Homer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,30395416
White529453160
2+ Races2222
Hispanic11
Asian99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.25%.

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,318$17,750$15,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$14,012$15,491$10,821
Some College$18,565$$15,938
Bachelors Degree$26,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,318

Average Earnings

$17,750

Average Male

$15,000

Average Female

Homer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Homer Language by Age

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Homer Language

99.34% of Homer residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Homer Language

Homer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,1061,17255.65%
White72425835.64%

49.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.65%

Male Poverty Rate

50.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Black, with 55.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is White, with 35.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.12%.

Homer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade68.35%
Some College41.81%
High School38.57%
Bachelors or Greater13.64%

Homer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed41.96%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Male Employed27.99%

Homer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Homer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$17,369$26,915
Families$21,146$31,972
Married Families$36,964-
Non Families$11,703$17,615
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Income by Household Type

Homer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Homer Married by Age and Sex

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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 Over 65.

Homer Marital Status by Race

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Homer Marital Status

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100

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
First Gulf War26
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Homer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6435
65 to 7432
35 to 5426
75+7
18 to 34

Homer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black583.87%
White426.90%

Homer Veterans by Race

Homer Veterans by Education

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9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Homer Employment by Age

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Homer Employment by Race

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Homer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.55%

Born in Homer

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 82.55% having been born in Louisiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Homer Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,722-56-2.02%
20202,778-56-1.98%
20192,834-56-1.94%
20182,890-19-0.65%
20172,909-53-1.79%
20162,962-31-1.04%
20152,993-36-1.19%
20143,029-63-2.04%
20133,092-52-1.65%
20123,144-21-0.66%
20113,165-64-1.98%
20103,229-559-1.58%
20003,788-364-0.91%
19904,152-155-0.37%
19804,307-176-0.40%
19704,483-182-0.40%
19604,665-84-0.18%
19504,7491,2523.11%
19403,4975881.86%
19302,909-396-1.27%
19203,3050.00%

Homer Population by Year