Homeland, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 875 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 518  (59.3%)
Females: 357  (40.7%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31537.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,277 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Homeland:

$46,277
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,996 (it was $11,980 in 2000)

Homeland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $42,490 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Homeland:

$42,490
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $42,076; Detached houses: $54,956; Mobile homes: $35,471

Median gross rent in 2012: $729.

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Homeland races chart
  • White alone - 819 (90.0%)
  • Black alone - 65 (7.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Homeland: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (8.6%), English (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), Scottish (2.9%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 97 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 340 people per square mile   (very low).

Homeland,GA real estate house value index trend

Homeland, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Homeland:

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homeland city:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Homeland, Georgia as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Homeland to the number of sex offenders is 296 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $650 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $325 (0.8%)

Homeland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (43.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (740.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Folkston, GA (1.4 miles ), Hilliard, FL (3.6 miles ), St. George, GA (4.4 miles ), Woodbine, GA (4.4 miles ), Kingsland, GA (4.6 miles ), Hoboken, GA (4.8 miles ), Callahan, FL (4.9 miles ), Nahunta, GA (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.86 N, Longitude: 82.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 912

Homeland household income distribution Homeland home values distribution

Crime rates in Homeland by Year
Type 2001 2003 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 10100
per 100,000 127.70.0131.80.00.0
Thefts 00300
per 100,000 0.00.0395.30.00.0
Auto thefts 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0109.1
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.3) 9.10.025.40.08.8

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -219 (-22.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)

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

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 below Georgia state average. It is 89% 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 the city 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, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 424.2 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 162.8 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 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 311.8 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Homeland travel time to work - commute Homeland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homeland city (based on Charlton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.93%
Here: 46.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents72.4%16.5%4.5%2.1%4.5%
Congregations37.5%25.0%12.5%4.2%20.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Charlton County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlton County:

29.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,553$30,6362$2,445
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$800
Streets and Highways 2$2,242$13,4521$633
Solid Waste Management 1$1,195$14,3400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$780
Water Supply 1$1,911$22,9320$0
Totals for Government 5$7,901$18,9626$4,658

Homeland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $8,000 ($9.14)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($97.14)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($45.71)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($36.57)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($26.29)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($17.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($13.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($10.29)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($9.14)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($9.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($5.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($4.57)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($1.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($28.57)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($13.71)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($10.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($8.00)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($2.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $105,000 ($120.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($24.00)

Homeland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($29.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($28.57)
    All Other: $4,000 ($4.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $93,000 ($106.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($8.00)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.57)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($1.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($44.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $218,000 ($249.14)
    Highways: $99,000 ($113.14)
    All Other: $4,000 ($4.57)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $28,000 ($32.00)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($24.00)
    Property: $11,000 ($12.57)
    NEC: $4,000 ($4.57)

Homeland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $370,000 ($422.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $366,000 ($418.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($4.57)

Homeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $184,000 ($210.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($54.86)

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  1.22% ($28,167 average AGI)
from Camden County, GA  1.16% ($23,882)
from Nassau County, FL  0.68% ($35,000)


7.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, GA  1.41% ($21,143 average AGI)
to Nassau County, FL  0.98% ($21,966)
to Duval County, FL  0.74% ($18,364)

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 fatal accident list:

May 18, 2002 11:18 PM, Us-23 (Sr 4), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 2001 11:59 PM, Us-23 (Sr 4), Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

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
    Registrant: Leo Miller, 101 Pennsylvania Ave, Homeland, GA 31537

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Homeland on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
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