Homer is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 3,005 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Homer is the 122nd largest community in Louisiana.
Unlike some towns, Homer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Homer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Homer is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homer who work in office and administrative support (9.72%), sales jobs (9.43%), and personal care services (8.55%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Homer is worth considering.
Being a small town, Homer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Homer are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.70% of adults in Homer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Homer in 2010 was $18,688, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,752 for a family of four. However, Homer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Homer also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.30% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Homer is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Homer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homer residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Homer include Irish, Italian, German, and Jamaican.
The most common language spoken in Homer is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.