Homeland is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 6,399 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Homeland is the 486th largest community in California.
When you are in Homeland, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.50% of Homeland’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Homeland is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homeland who work in maintenance occupations (12.24%), office and administrative support (11.77%), and sales jobs (9.86%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Homeland has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Homeland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Homeland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Homeland may be for you.
One downside of living in Homeland, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.46 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Homeland has a very low overall level of education: only 7.14% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Homeland in 2010 was $16,804, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,216 for a family of four. However, Homeland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Homeland is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Homeland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homeland residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Homeland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 57.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Homeland include Irish, English, Italian, and Palestinian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Homeland's cultural character, accounting for 25.08% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Homeland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.