Homer, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 1,220 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.4%
Males: 586  (48.0%)
Females: 634  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 30547.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,525 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Homer:

$63,525
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,992 (it was $17,353 in 2000)

Homer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $195,597 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Homer:

$195,597
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,847; detached houses: $197,153; mobile homes: $58,481

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Homer: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.8%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 67.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Homer, GA (2019)
    • 1,14989.6%White alone
    • 715.5%Black alone
    • 322.5%Two or more races
    • 110.9%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Homer, Georgia as of January 30, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homer is 66 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.4%), Irish (9.2%), English (7.0%), European (6.0%), German (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 9.59 square miles.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (very low).

Homer, Georgia map

11 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Georgia:

10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,434 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,468 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens-Clarke County, GA (27.0 miles , pop. 100,266).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (65.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (566.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Davis Academy, GA (2.4 miles ),
Maysville, GA (2.5 miles ),
Gillsville, GA (2.8 miles),
Commerce, GA (3.0 miles ),
Raoul, GA (3.2 miles ),
Alto, GA (3.2 miles ),
Lula, GA (3.2 miles ),
Baldwin, GA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.33 N, Longitude: 83.50 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Homer, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Homer, GA in 2019
Homer satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $38,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $38,500
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $178,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Homer, GA residents
Average permit cost in Homer, GA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Georgia:

5.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+26.2%).
Most common industries in Homer, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Homer, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)

Average climate in Homer, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00281
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Homer-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/13/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Homer town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 39% greater 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 66.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from Homer center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from Homer center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from Homer 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 Banks County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Homer:

  • CRYSTLE SPRINGS NSG HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • HILL HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • BANKS-JACKSON-COMMERCE NC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • RESTORATION HEALTHCARE OF COMMERCE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • NORTHRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; COMMERCE, GA)
  • OAKS AT SCENIC VIEW, THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BALDWIN, GA)

Amtrak stations near Homer:

  • 19 miles: GAINESVILLE (104 SE 1ST AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: TOCCOA (47 N. ALEXANDER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer:

  • Piedmont College (about 17 miles; Demorest, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 19 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 22 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Athens Technical College (about 26 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Georgia (about 28 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • University of North Georgia (about 31 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 12,445)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 38 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 7,993)

Public high school in Homer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Homer:

See full list of schools located in Homer

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Homer: Banks County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 220 (A), Homer Volunteer Fire Department (B), Banks County Courthouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Homer: Homer Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Reservoir 30 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Holbrook Creek (A), Garrison Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Homer: Homer Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Banks County - Superior Court Clerk's Office (Jolly Street).

Birthplace of: Lucas Turk - Major League Baseball pitcher.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Homer and their reported violations in the past:

BANKS CO - MOUNTAIN CREEK (Population served: 6,453, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.9%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Homer (2011 data):

  • Northeast Georgia Bank: Homer Branch at 185 Oak Street, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $417.3 mil, Deposits: $375.1 mil, headquarters in Lavonia, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bankshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Homer Branch at 7041 U.S. Highway 441, branch established on 1974/12/28. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Homer:

Marital status in Homer, GA
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Homer:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Georgia average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Homer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homer, GA (based on Banks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,88324
Mainline Protestant7265
Other41
None7,782-
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 supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Banks County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Banks County:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Banks County:

29.1%
Georgia:

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

15.3%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Georgia:

48.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Georgia:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
Georgia:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Georgia:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Homer:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Homer:

28.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Homer:

78.2%
State:

80.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Homer, 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 2$4,774$28,6440$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,523$39,1380$0
Water Supply 1$3,330$39,9600$0
Totals for Government 5$14,628$35,1070$0

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

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $126,000 ($103.28)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($3.28)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $201,000 ($164.75)
    Regular Highways: $99,000 ($81.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($68.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($33.61)
    Electric Utilities: $28,000 ($22.95)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($13.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($4.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $87,000 ($71.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($45.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $160,000 ($131.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $131,000 ($107.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($16.39)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.82)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $71,000 ($58.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($56.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($10.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $12,000 ($9.84)
    Other License: $4,000 ($3.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($1.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,749,000 ($1433.61)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homer:

  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WJJC (1270 AM; 5 kW; COMMERCE, GA; Owner: BANKS-JACKSON BROADCASTING)
  • WLBA (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WBKZ (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JEFFERSON, GA; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WRFC (960 AM; 5 kW; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homer:

  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCX (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: BRENAU COLLEGE)
  • WRAF (90.9 FM; TOCCOA FALLS, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPUP (103.7 FM; ROYSTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF ATHENS, INC.)
  • WMJE (102.9 FM; CLARKESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Homer:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • Homer, Georgia
  • Fatal accident count38
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents58
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:12
  • Fatalities42
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents103
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Georgia average
  • Fatal accident count37222
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents56751
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons11046
  • Fatalities41512
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents94390
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3563
See more detailed statistics of Homer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 1,194ft / 364mTotal length
  • $1,948,000Total costs
  • 98,580Total average daily traffic
  • 7,746Total average daily truck traffic
  • 147,870Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Homer, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 162000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Homer, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Homer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Homer, GA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • COMMERCE OUTLET, 363 Dodds Rd (Lat: 34.270111 Lon: -83.442111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WPVU952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/26/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2020, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • HOLLINGSWORTH, Shady Grove Road (Lat: 34.404611 Lon: -83.482278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQQC556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • HOMER TOWER, 374 Highway 51 South (Lat: 34.330000 Lon: -83.514167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQUX818, Licensee ID: L00009502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.268 MHz, 928.268 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/12/2024, Certifier: Kenneth Brand, Registrant: Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, 850 Commerce Road, Jefferson, GA 30549-0038, Phone: (706) 367-6161, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Homer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: KEITH CAMPBELL AIRCAM (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 187KC, N187KC, N-187KC, Serial Number: AC167, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Campbell, 1435 Scales Creek Rd, Homer, GA 30547
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4182L, N4182L, N-4182L, Serial Number: 2843416, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 03/02/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Horizon Dreams LLC, 215 Bellamy St, Homer, GA 30547
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55PB, N55PB, N-55PB, Serial Number: 27-2184, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Horizon Dreams LLC, 215 Bellamy St, Homer, GA 30547
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 839AL, N839AL, N-839AL, Serial Number: 2843412, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Horizon Dreams LLC, 215 Bellamy St, Homer, GA 30547
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84466, N84466, N-84466, Serial Number: 18261868, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Campbell, 1435 Scales Creek Rd, Homer, GA 30547

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 46 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Homer, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.8%), and Structure Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Homer, GA
    • 11645.8%Outside Fires
    • 9437.2%Structure Fires
    • 2811.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 155.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Homer, GA
Most common first names in Homer, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2565.9 years
John2071.5 years
William2070.5 years
Mary1078.9 years
George1075.3 years
Roy1073.9 years
Ruby984.3 years
Charles759.6 years
Thomas674.3 years
Robert673.1 years
Most common last names in Homer, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chambers1577.9 years
Brown1565.6 years
Caudell1271.9 years
Martin1268.6 years
Dalton1172.5 years
Hill1182.3 years
Mason1182.8 years
Pruitt1080.2 years
Payne1081.5 years
Smith869.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homer, GA
  • 81.8%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Homer, GA
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 25.1%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Homer compared to Georgia 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.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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