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   (County: Banks County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Homer Town, Georgia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 35

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 29

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 23

30 to 34 years : 38

35 to 39 years : 33

40 to 44 years : 44

45 to 49 years : 19

50 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 54

5 to 9 years : 61

10 to 14 years : 38

15 to 17 years : 20

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 7

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 27

25 to 29 years : 43

30 to 34 years : 39

35 to 39 years : 48

40 to 44 years : 59

45 to 49 years : 10

50 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 20

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 10

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 4

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 29

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 691

Multiple ancestry : 88

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 31

Ancestry not reported : 157


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Homer Town, Georgia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 937

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 26

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 83

5 to 17 years : 219

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 143

35 to 44 years : 184

45 to 54 years : 68

55 to 59 years : 43

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 83

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 203

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 110

35 to 44 years : 129

45 to 54 years : 54

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 21

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 19

75 years and over : 78

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 45

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 5

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 2

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 328

Female : 417

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 96

Female : 96

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence : 707

Born in other state in the United States : 181

Native: born outside the United States : 26

Foreign born : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 98

Now married, except separated : 286

Divorced : 75

Separated : 16

Widowed : 45

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 62

Divorced : 68

Separated : 0

Widowed : 6

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 15

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 2

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Speak only English : 875

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Homer Town, Georgia

  • United States Or American: 290   (39.7%)
  • Other Groups: 181   (24.8%)
  • English: 72   (9.9%)
  • Irish: 65   (8.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (4.5%)
  • Scottish: 32   (4.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 24   (3.3%)
  • German: 18   (2.5%)
  • Dutch: 9   (1.2%)
  • Polish: 4   (0.5%)
  • European: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Homer Town, Georgia is 967



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Homer Town, Georgia: 430
Female Population in Homer Town, Georgia: 537


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Homer Town, Georgia: 34.6
Median Female Resident Age in Homer Town, Georgia: 31.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Georgia is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Homer Town, Georgia


White


Both sexes

36.3

Male

33.0

Female

37.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

42.5

Male

39.5

Female

43.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

24.8

Male

28.5

Female

20.5

Asian


Both sexes

56.5

Male

0.0

Female

56.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

16.5

Male

17.0

Female

16.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

34.5

Male

34.5

Female

34.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.5

Male

21.0

Female

13.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.0

Male

33.7

Female

38.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Homer Town, Georgia


  • White: 916
  • African American: 5
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 3
  • Two or More Races: 43



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Homer Town, Georgia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Homer Town, Georgia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (3.9%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (2.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (4.26%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 12   (4.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 20   (7.09%)
  • 10th Grade: 24   (8.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (8.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (4.61%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 81   (28.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (4.61%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 30   (10.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (4.26%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (7.45%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (2.21%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (2.21%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (2.84%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 29   (9.15%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (3.79%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (3.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (2.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (4.1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 126   (39.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (4.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 37   (11.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 10   (3.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 16   (5.05%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (4.73%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Homer Town, Georgia

  • Banks County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 102 Highway 51 South, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2224, Students: 2,621 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Homer Town, Georgia

  • Banks County Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 712 Thompson Street, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2277, Students: 660 )

  • Banks County Primary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 266 Highway 51 South, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2355, Students: 658 )

  • Banks County Upper Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 182 Hwy 51 South, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2190, Students: 383 )

  • Banks County Elementary School


    ( Grades: 3-3, Location: 335 Evans Street, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2308, Students: 206 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Homer Town, Georgia

  • Banks County High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1486-a Historic Homer Highway, Homer, GA 30547, Phone: (706) 677-2221, Students: 714 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Homer Town, Georgia

  • Banks County Public Library


    226 Hwy 51 S,, Homer, GA 30547

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Homer Town, Georgia


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Homer Town, Georgia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Homer Town, Georgia.

Area Features of Homer Town, Georgia


Bridge


(1) Capes Bridge Historical  

Building


(1) Banks County Courthouse   (2) Banks County Fire And Emergency Medical Services Station 220   (3) Banks County Fire And Emergency Medical Services Station 420   (4) Banks County Jail   (5) Banks County Marshal S Office   (6) Banks County Sheriff S Office   (7) Homer Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Brown Cemetery   (2) Mount Olive Cemetery   (3) Nails Creek Cemetery   (4) Silver Shoal Cemetery   (5) Weebs Creek Cemetery   (6) Wilmot Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethany Church   (2) Bethlehem Church   (3) Bush River Church   (4) Homer Church   (5) Mount Pleasant Church   (6) Nails Creek Church   (7) Silver Shoal Church   (8) Temple Church   (9) Webb Creek Church  

Civil


(1) Banks County   (2) Homer Division   (3) Town Of Homer  

Dam


(1) Grove River Structure Number 30 Dam   (2) Mashburn Dam   (3) Turk Lake Dam  

Locale


(1) Silver Shoal  

Park


(1) Homer Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Carlan   (2) Homer   (3) Jewelville   (4) Mount Pleasant   (5) Odis Crossroads  

Reservoir


(1) Reservoir 30   (2) Shady Grove Pond   (3) Turk Lake   (4) Wilbanks Pond  

School


(1) Arp School Historical   (2) Banks County Elementary School   (3) Banks County High School   (4) Banks County Middle School   (5) Banks County Primary School   (6) Bethlehem School Historical   (7) Bush River School Historical   (8) Carnot School Historical   (9) County High School   (10) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (11) Nails Creek School Historical   (12) Silver Shoals School Historical  

Stream


(1) Garrison Creek   (2) Holbrook Creek   (3) Silver Creek   (4) Webb Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Homer Town, Georgia

30547 (pop. 2,729)


Cities Nearby Homer Town, Georgia

Homer Ccd, GA  (pop. 5,229) 1.3 Miles
Maysville Ccd, GA  (pop. 3,797) 5.4 Miles
Davis Academy Ccd, GA  (pop. 2,788) 5.9 Miles
Maysville Town, GA  (pop. 1,485) 6.4 Miles
Gillsville City, GA  (pop. 379) 7.9 Miles
Baldwin Ccd, GA  (pop. 4,574) 8.0 Miles
Commerce City, GA  (pop. 6,277) 9.1 Miles
Commerce Ccd, GA  (pop. 9,862) 9.2 Miles
Raoul Cdp, GA  (pop. 2,086) 9.9 Miles
Alto Town, GA  (pop. 1,378) 10.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Homer Town, Georgia

706



Elevation in Homer Town, Georgia is 827.0 ft. (252.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Homer Town, Georgia

Lat: 34.333851 N        Long: -83.499844 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Homer Town, Georgia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Georgia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.46 7.33 4.83 8.11 0.00 6.56
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 7.36 4.78 8.54 0.00 6.56
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 7.50 4.76 8.70 0.00 6.67
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 7.44 4.74 8.50 0.00 6.71
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 7.33 4.57 8.71 0.00 6.57
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 7.85 7.32 4.52 8.60 0.00 6.62
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 7.17 4.29 8.96 0.00 6.43
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 7.11 4.13 9.05 0.00 6.37
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.01 4.23 8.99 0.00 6.40
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.56 6.67 4.15 8.47 0.00 6.24
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 6.50 4.10 8.51 0.00 6.21
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.61 4.28 8.56 0.00 6.39
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.46 3.95 8.31 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
  Total Electric Industry 7.70 6.66 4.02 0.00 4.81 6.32
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.88 4.43 0.00 5.12 6.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
  Total Electric Industry 8.64 7.67 5.28 0.00 5.90 7.43
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.91 7.81 5.38 0.00 6.12 7.63

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Homer Town, Georgia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 28   (6.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (1.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 23   (5.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 39   (9.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 33   (7.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 68   (16.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 72   (17.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 47   (11.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 18   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 38   (9.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 19   (4.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 345

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 14

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 7

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 12


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 44

10 to 14 minutes : 41

15 to 19 minutes : 67

20 to 24 minutes : 63

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 82

35 to 39 minutes : 6

40 to 44 minutes : 10

45 to 59 minutes : 18

60 to 89 minutes : 17

90 or more minutes : 4


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Homer Town, Georgia)

With Social Security income : 125

No Social Security income : 215


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Homer Town, Georgia)

With retirement income : 40

No retirement income : 300


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 54

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 13

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 26

$40,000 to $44,999 : 17

$45,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $74,999 : 26

$75,000 to $99,999 : 33

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $35,000


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Homer Town, Georgia

  • WLBA (1130 AM; 10.0 kW; Gainesville, GA; Owner: La Favorita, Inc.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; 2.5 kW; Dahlonega, GA; Owner: Usk Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGGA (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Gainesville, GA; Owner: Jwj Properties, Inc.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Commerce, GA; Owner: Side Communications, Inc.)
  • WGTJ (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Gainesville, GA; Owner: Vision Communications, Inc.)
  • WGAU (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Athens, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Pensacola, Inc)
  • WRWH (1350 AM; 1.0 kW; Cleveland, GA; Owner: Newsic, Inc.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 1.0 kW; Toccoa, GA; Owner: Toccoa Falls College)
  • WCON (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Cornelia, GA; Owner: Habersham Broadcasting Company)
  • WXAG (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; Athens, GA; Owner: Mecca Communications, Inc.)
  • WXAG (1470 AM; 0.176 kW; Athens, GA; Owner: Mecca Communications, Inc.)
  • WCHM (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Demorest, GA; Owner: Sb Communications)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 2.5 kW; Gainesville, GA; Owner: Jwj Propertirs, Inc.)
  • WNEG (630 AM; 5.0 kW; Toccoa, GA; Owner: Georgia-carolina Radiocasting Company, Llc)
  • WNEG (630 AM; 0.5 kW; Toccoa, GA; Owner: Georgia-carolina Radiocasting Company, Llc)
  • WBIC (810 AM; 0.23 kW; Franklin Springs, GA; Owner: Diane E. Hawkins)
  • WBIC (830 AM; 4.0 kW; Franklin Springs, GA; Owner: Diane E. Hawkins)
  • DWBKZ (880 AM; 5.0 kW; Athens, GA; Owner: Brown Broadcasting System, Inc.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Athens, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Athens, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Homer Town, Georgia

  • WXKT (100.1 FM; Athens, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Companies, Inc.)
  • NEW (100.9 FM; Clermont, GA; Owner: J.l. Brewer Broadcasting Of Cleveland, Llc)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; Demorest, GA; Owner: Wazx-fm, Inc)
  • WGMG (102.1 FM; Winterville, GA; Owner: New Broadcast Investment Properties, Inc)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; Alto, GA; Owner: Jwj Properties, Inc.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; Maysville, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Athens, Inc.)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; Danielsville, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Athens, Inc.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; Lula, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Pensacola, Inc)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; Lula, GA; Owner: Southern Broadcasting Of Pensacola, Inc)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hull, GA; Owner: Community Public Radio, Inc.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; Cornelia, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Dahlonega, GA; Owner: Immanuel Broadcasting Network)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Dahlonega, GA; Owner: Victor Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMSL (88.9 FM; Bogart, GA; Owner: Prince Avenue Christian School, Inc.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; Gainesville, GA; Owner: Brenau College)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; Dahlonega, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)
  • WYFW (89.5 FM; Winder, GA; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Common Ground Athens, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Community Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Edgewater Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Hope Through Education, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Iglesia Jesucristo Es Mi Refugio De Austin, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Commerce, GA; Owner: Templo Apostoles Y Profetas Bethel)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Dahlonega, GA; Owner: Community Radio Foundation Of Florida, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Cleveland, GA; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • WUOG (90.5 FM; Athens, GA; Owner: The University Of Georgia)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Clarkesville, GA; Owner: Toccoa Foundation, Inc.)
  • WUGA (91.7 FM; Winterville, GA; Owner: Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission)
  • WSGC-FM (92.1 FM; Canon, GA; Owner: Radio Elberton, Inc.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; Cornelia, GA; Owner: Habersham Broadcasting Co.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Homer Town, Georgia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 47  (21.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (9.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 32  (14.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 53  (23.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 64  (28.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 46  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 88  (39.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 119 Farms In Homer Town, Georgia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Homer Town, Georgia

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Homer Town, Georgia

  • Jackson County


    (about 11.5 miles in Jefferson, Georgia; Airport Code: GA4)

  • Gainesville Municipal


    (about 19.3 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • Lee Gilmer Memorial


    (about 19.3 miles in Gainesville, Georgia; Airport Code: GVL)

  • Winder Barrow


    (about 26.1 miles in Winder, Georgia; Airport Code: WDR)

  • Barrow County


    (about 26.1 miles in Winder, Georgia; Airport Code: WDR)

  • Athens/Ben Epps


    (about 28.4 miles in Athens, Georgia; Airport Code: AHN)

  • Athens Municipal


    (about 28.4 miles in Athens, Georgia; Airport Code: AHN)

  • Gwinnett County - Briscoe Field


    (about 36.1 miles in Lawrenceville, Georgia; Airport Code: LZU)

  • Clemson-Oconee County


    (about 41.9 miles in Seneca, South Carolina; Airport Code: CEU)

  • Oconee County Regional


    (about 42.0 miles in Seneca, South Carolina; Airport Code: CEU)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Homer Town, Georgia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.82%

Carpooled

15.65%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.45%

Other Means

0.23%

Worked At Home

3.85%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Homer Town, Georgia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 172

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 12

Female householder, no husband present : 68

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 86

Householder not living alone : 2


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 318


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 114

Renter-occupied housing units : 58

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 31

Renter-occupied housing units : 37

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 42

Renter-occupied housing units : 46


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 70

$15,000 to $19,999 : 46

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 28

$40,000 to $44,999 : 21

$45,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 36

$75,000 to $99,999 : 36

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 4


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Total : 442


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Occupied : 340

Vacant : 102


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : 22

Built 2000 to 2004 : 47

Built 1990 to 1999 : 95

Built 1980 to 1989 : 78

Built 1970 to 1979 : 43

Built 1960 to 1969 : 47

Built 1950 to 1959 : 27

Built 1940 to 1949 : 16

Built 1939 or earlier : 67


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Utility gas : 11

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 107

Electricity : 185

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 37

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Less than $10,000 : 23

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 2

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 42

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $174,999 : 20

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 15

$250,000 to $299,999 : 8

$300,000 to $399,999 : 19

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 5

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 3

Home equity loan only : 11

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 55

Housing units without a mortgage : 109


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Homer Town, Georgia)

Built 2005 or later : $117,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $253,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $208,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $45,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $7,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $49,400

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $151,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Homer Town, Georgia: 72.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Georgia: 68.5%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Homer Town, Georgia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 94 94 $9,763,240
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

94 94 $9,763,240
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,748,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $2,748,900
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 18 18 $2,927,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $2,927,000
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,239,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,239,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Homer Town, GA): $35,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Georgia): $42,433


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Homer Town): $77,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Georgia): $100,600


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Homer Town): $393
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Georgia): $613


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Homer Town, Georgia

Utility Gas: 2.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 43.2%
Electricity: 44.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Homer Town, Georgia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Homer Town, Georgia

Hcmc Home Care


     Address: 1040 Historic Hwy 441 North Suites C And D, Demorest, Georgia 30535
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/30/1991

Guardian Home Care Of Northeast Georgia


     Address: 655 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville, Georgia 30501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/24/2003

Tugaloo Home Health Agency, An Amedisy Company


     Address: 2565 Thompson Bridge Rd, Ste 201, Gainesville, Georgia 30501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/1979

Caresouth Homecare Professionals


     Address: 590 South Enota Drive Ne, Gainesville, Georgia 30501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1970

United Home Care Of North Geor


     Address: 471 South Main Street, Suite B, Cleveland, Georgia 30528
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/2/1999

Hospitals Close To Homer Town, Georgia

Bjc Medical Center


     Address: 70 Medical Center Dr, Commerce, Georgia 30529
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Cobb Memorial Hospital


     Address: 577 Franklin Springs Street, Royston, Georgia 30662
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Habersham County Medical Ctr


     Address: "hwy 441 North, Po Box 37", Demorest, Georgia 30535
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Stephens County Hospital


     Address: "falls Road, Box 947", Toccoa, Georgia 30577
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Northeast Georgia Medical Center


     Address: 743 Spring Street, Gainesville, Georgia 30501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Homer Town, Georgia

Hill Haven Nursing Home


     Address: 880 Ridgeway Road, Commerce, Georgia 30529
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 67
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Banks-jackson-commerce Mc Nh


     Address: 100 Medical Center Drive, Commerce, Georgia 30529
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 160
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Oaks At Scenic View, The


     Address: 205 Peach Orchard Road, Baldwin, Georgia 30511
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Ty Cobb Healthcare System Long


     Address: 545 Cook Street, Royston, Georgia 30662
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 258
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Habersham Home


     Address: Highway 441 South, Demorest, Georgia 30535
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Homer Town, Georgia

Name: Oconee
Address: PO Box 1439; Seneca, SC 29679
Distance: 39 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Homer Town, Georgia

    Retired Workers: 375
    Disabled Workers: 125
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Banks County, Georgia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 20.55%
  • Bush & Cheney 78.86%
  • Other 0.59%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Homer Town, Georgia citizens.

Relocation to Banks County, GA

11.24 % of Banks County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,091

Georgia Average 10.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Banks County, GA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Habersham County , GA 2.24 % ($34,108 AGI )
  • Jackson County , GA 1.98 % ($25,226 AGI )
  • Hall County , GA 1.66 % ($28,910 AGI )

Relocation away from Banks County, GA

10.11 % of Banks County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,148

Georgia Average 9.55 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Banks County, GA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Habersham County , GA 2.17 % ($25,096 AGI )
  • Jackson County , GA 1.80 % ($31,063 AGI )
  • Hall County , GA 1.25 % ($27,364 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Georgia

Low Bracket: $750 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $7,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Georgia

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Homer Town, Georgia is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Homer Town, Georgia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/08/2005, 10:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         
Hail        
06/25/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/16/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $75K --
05/20/2006, 10:45 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/18/2005, 07:25 pm 0 0 $1K --
11/24/2004, 11:20 am 0 0 $5K --
08/20/2004, 07:50 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/22/2003, 01:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
06/11/2003, 07:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
11/11/2002, 02:50 am 0 0 $5K --
09/14/2002, 04:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/24/2000, 05:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
08/13/1999, 01:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/06/1999, 04:20 pm 0 0 $2K --
04/17/1998, 01:15 am 0 0 $1K --
07/04/1997, 07:15 pm 0 0 $32K --
03/15/1996, 01:20 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/04/1989, 02:33 pm 1 0 -- --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Homer Town, Georgia

  • Tropical Depression: BERYL - August 1994 - Wind Speed: 15 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Homer Town, Georgia directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Georgia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,958 11,744 14,257 15,293 16,391 18,811 20,371 21,559 23,147 24,870


(updated 2014)



Jails in Homer Town, Georgia


  • Banks County Jail


    160 Windmill Farm Road, Homer, GA 30547
    Capacity: 60
    Confined: 49
    Avg. Population: 43
    Year Built: 2004


(updated 2006)



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