Homer, LA


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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 (13.76%), sales jobs (9.72%), and personal care services (8.44%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Homer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Homer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small town, Homer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The rate of college-level education in Homer is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.38% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Homer in 2010 was $16,700, which is lower middle income relative to Louisiana, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,800 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 40.01% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Homer is an extremely 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 African, Irish, Scots-Irish, and German.

The most common language spoken in Homer is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

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