Homeland, Florida

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Population in 2010: 366.
Males: 182  (49.8%)
Females: 184  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  17.3 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,061
Homeland:

$44,061
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,494

Homeland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $123,100
Homeland:

$123,100
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $102,058; Detached houses: $101,889
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  • Races in Homeland, FL (2010)

    Homeland races chart
    • 31987.2%White alone
    • 4111.2%Hispanic
    • 51.4%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

Races in Homeland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Homeland: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (12.9%), Finnish (3.4%), Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 143 feet

For population 25 years and over in Homeland:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%

For population 15 years and over in Homeland CDP:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

7 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
Florida:

19.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (17.5 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (40.5 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (832.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fort Meade, FL (2.2 miles ), Bartow, FL (2.3 miles ), Alturas, FL (2.8 miles ), Bradley Junction, FL (3.1 miles ), Brewster, FL (3.2 miles) , Highland City, FL (3.3 miles ), Mulberry, FL (3.3 miles ), Wahneta, FL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 27.82 N, Longitude: 81.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Homeland household income distribution Homeland home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (31%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Homeland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Homeland-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/8/1986, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Homeland place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/18/1951, a category F2 tornado 4.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homeland-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 365.5 miles away from Homeland center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 399.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 336.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 420.6 miles away from Homeland center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 271.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Homeland:

  • GREEN TREE COURT CLUSTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BARTOW, FL)
  • BARTOW CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BARTOW, FL)
  • POLK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BARTOW, FL)
  • ROHR HOME, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BARTOW, FL)
  • BARTOW DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BARTOW, FL)
  • HIGHLANDS LAKE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAKELAND, FL)
  • CONFICARE HOME HEALTH SOLUTIONS LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LAKELAND, FL)

Amtrak stations near Homeland:

  • 14 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 18 miles: LAKELAND (600 LAKE MIRROR DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homeland:

  • Southeastern University (about 16 miles; Lakeland, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Polk State College (about 17 miles; Winter Haven, FL; FT enrollment: 7,935)
  • Florida Southern College (about 17 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 35 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 35,920)
  • The University of Tampa (about 41 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)

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Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.45. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.45
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 35.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Homeland CDP (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant148,424504
Catholic45,25113
Mainline Protestant31,34774
Black Protestant10,76146
Other8,63036
Orthodox3073
None357,375-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
Polk County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

7.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, FL  1.03% ($27,691 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.70% ($28,675)
from Osceola County, FL  0.49% ($26,726)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, FL  1.14% ($26,149 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.65% ($31,231)
to Osceola County, FL  0.53% ($27,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homeland:

  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WBAR (1460 AM; 1 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: BARTOW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5 kW; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homeland:

  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • W242AK (96.3 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Homeland:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)

Homeland fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 1981 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 1979 03:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 205m673ftTotal length
  • $2,330,000Total costs
  • 8,900Total average daily traffic
  • 801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,442Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Service Call: 2

Homeland compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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