Homeland, Florida

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Population in 2010: 366.
Males: 219  (60.0%)
Females: 147  (40.0%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Florida median age:

42.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2021: $56,379
Homeland:

$56,379
FL:

$63,062

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $28,195

Homeland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $212,500
Homeland:

$212,500
FL:

$290,700

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $126,227; detached houses: $124,256

Median gross rent in 2021: $668.

March 2022 cost of living index in Homeland: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 11.0%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Homeland, FL (2021)
    • 19785.7%White alone
    • 83.5%Hispanic
    • 73.0%Black alone
    • 73.0%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (66.7%), Irish (10.8%), European (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), German (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 143 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,317 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,245 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Homeland, FL in 2021
Distribution of house value in Homeland, FL in 2021
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

2.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.26
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Florida state average. It is 90% 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 208.2 miles away from Homeland center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from Homeland center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 210.0 miles away from Homeland 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 the city 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Homeland:

Marital status in Homeland, FL
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Homeland:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homeland, FL (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Polk County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Polk County:

15.0%
Florida:

14.0%

10.64% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($52,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.64%
Florida average:

8.80%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Orange County, FL  1.53% ($41,573 average AGI)
from Osceola County, FL  1.21% ($38,356)
from Hillsborough County, FL  1.06% ($45,113)


7.04% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($47,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Florida average:

7.45%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Orange County, FL  0.76% ($41,815 average AGI)
to Osceola County, FL  0.74% ($36,620)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.68% ($61,445)

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 725ft / 221mTotal length
  • $2,330,000Total costs
  • 25,650Total average daily traffic
  • 4,411Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,503Total future (year 2042) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homeland, FL
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homeland, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Homeland compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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