Homeland, Georgia

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.0%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.7% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.70
Georgia average:

2.52
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Homeland, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Paper (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.0%)
  • Truck transportation (8.4%)
  • Paper (7.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.5%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Homeland, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)

Average climate in Homeland, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homeland-area historical tornado activity is below Georgia state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Homeland city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.6 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homeland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from Homeland center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from Homeland center
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 424.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.3 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 311.8 miles away from Homeland center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 162.8 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 Charlton County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homeland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homeland:

  • FOLKSTON PARK CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FOLKSTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homeland:

  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 37 miles; Brunswick, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,447)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 43 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Jacksonville University (about 44 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • University of North Florida (about 51 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 58 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • South Georgia State College (about 66 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Valdosta State University (about 76 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Homeland include: Homeland Pentecostal Church (A), Bethlehem Holiness Church (B), Calvary Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Charlton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homeland, GA (based on Charlton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,75017
Black Protestant8982
Mainline Protestant5685
Catholic2701
None7,685-
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: 2
Here:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Charlton County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Charlton County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charlton County:

11.0%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Charlton County:

15.0%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Homeland:

44.8%
State:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Homeland:

39.1%
Georgia:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Homeland:

29.2
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Homeland:

25.3%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Homeland:

11.5%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
Georgia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Homeland:

75.9%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homeland, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$5,328$21,3122$1,759
Other Government Administration 2$4,289$25,7347$9,259
Solid Waste Management 1$1,128$13,5361$590
Water Supply 1$1,498$17,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$849
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 8$3,101
Totals for Government 7$12,243$20,98819$15,558

Homeland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $112,000 ($119.02)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($103.08)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($65.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($59.51)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($47.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($46.76)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($44.63)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($24.44)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($18.07)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($7.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($4.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($14.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($9.56)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.13)

Homeland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($49.95)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($45.70)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $103,000 ($109.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($75.45)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($3.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($2.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($69.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($52.07)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $58,000 ($61.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($30.82)
    Property: $16,000 ($17.00)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.13)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.06)

Homeland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($265.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($255.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($10.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $24,000 ($25.50)
    End of Fiscal Year: $24,000 ($25.50)

Homeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $343,000 ($364.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($49.95)

7.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Camden County, GA  1.24% ($30,086 average AGI)
from Duval County, FL  1.17% ($26,939)
from Nassau County, FL  0.89% ($36,840)


7.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Camden County, GA  1.59% ($34,311 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  1.13% ($43,219)
to Duval County, FL  1.03% ($36,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homeland:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WEWC (1160 AM; 5 kW; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CIRCLE BROADCASTING OF AMERICA, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSFN (790 AM; 3 kW; BRUNSWICK, GA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homeland:

  • WOKF (92.5 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WATY (91.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: OKEFENOKEE ED FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYNR (102.5 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXVS (90.1 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKBX (106.3 FM; KINGSLAND, GA; Owner: RADIO KINGS BAY, INC.)
  • WHJX (105.7 FM; BALDWIN, FL; Owner: TAMA GROUP L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Homeland:

  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXGA-TV (Channel 8; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W10CM (Channel 10; HILLIARD, FL; Owner: NASSAU CTY. BD. OF PUB. INSTRUCTION)
  • Homeland, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count13453
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21026
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3786
  • Fatalities14848
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34605
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1821
See more detailed statistics of Homeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.7mTotal length
  • $7,063,000Total costs
  • 21,040Total average daily traffic
  • 2,224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,120Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Homeland, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Homeland, GA

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Homeland, Lat: 30.905278 Lon: -82.142778, Call Sign: WPXB479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2003, Expiration Date: 02/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Jimmy R Williams, Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB4GPR, Licensee ID: L00859004, Grant Date: 10/30/2008, Expiration Date: 01/21/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2021, Registrant: Leo Miller, 101 Pennsylvania Ave, Homeland, GA 31537

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homeland, GA
  • 94.7%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homeland, GA
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 7.3%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Homeland compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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