Homer, Louisiana Population 2020

2,754

Homer is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 2,754, it is the 100th largest city in Louisiana and the 6507th largest city in the United States. Homer is currently declining at a rate of -1.82% annually and its population has decreased by -14.92% 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 592 people per square mile.

The average household income in Homer is $28,035 with a poverty rate of 44.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $54,000. The median age in Homer is 36.5 years, 30.9 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 123.4 males.

Homer Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.11%
  • White: 25.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Homer, Louisiana is 2,754, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,856.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,237.

Homer, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,09271.11%
White74825.42%
Two or More Races842.86%
Asian180.61%

Homer Population Pyramid 2020

Homer Median Age

36.5


Total

30.9


Male

42.1


Female

Homer Adults

There are 2,254 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Homer.

Homer Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Homer Sex Ratio

Female

1,317

44.77%

Male

1,625

55.23%

Homer Households and Families

Homer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Homer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.1%41.9%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
All47.1%52.9%
Female35.8%64.2%
Male32%68%

47.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2822.2947.1
Non Family4751.149.1
Married3942.9858.1
Female2603.7935.8
Male1531.7132

2.89

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Homer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade914.67%
9th to 12th Grade28714.73%
High School Graduate93748.10%
Some College40420.74%
Associates Degree492.52%
Bachelors Degree1085.54%
Graduate Degree723.70%

Homer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3701,07523
White523455157
Multiple Races3030
Hispanic15
Asian1010

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 30.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,473$18,375$15,417
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$14,921$16,087$12,891
Some College$18,889$$14,732
Bachelors Degree$26,295$16,406$27,500
Graduate Degree$$$

$17,473

Average Earnings

$18,375

Average Male

$15,417

Average Female

Homer Language

Homer Language by Age

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 Poverty

Homer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,0921,03149.28%
White73326736.43%
Multiple841821.43%

44.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.86%

Male Poverty Rate

44.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Homer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Homer is Black, with 49.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Homer is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.35%
High School35.86%
Some College34.00%
Bachelors or Greater13.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed72.73%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed39.53%
Male Employed24.56%

Homer Income

Homer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,425$28,035
Families$22,055$33,950
Married Families$39,250-
Non Families$13,104$16,627

Homer Marital Status

Homer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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

103

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam45
First Gulf War34
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Homer Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Homer Employment Status

52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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

82.87%

Born in Louisiana

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Homer residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% having been born in Louisiana. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,754-51-1.82%
20192,805-51-1.79%
20182,856-26-0.90%
20172,882-51-1.74%
20162,933-36-1.21%
20152,969-41-1.36%
20143,010-68-2.21%
20133,078-56-1.79%
20123,134-26-0.82%
20113,160-67-2.08%
20103,227-561-1.59%
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%