Homer, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 3,106 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 
Males: 1,570  (50.6%)
Females: 1,536  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71040.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,298 (it was $23,646 in 2000)
Homer:

$29,298
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,666 (it was $12,811 in 2000)

Homer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,716 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Homer:

$61,716
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $68,698; Detached houses: $74,612; Mobile homes: $17,696

Median gross rent in 2013: $714.

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  • Races in Homer, LA (2010)

    Homer races chart
    • 2,07063.9%Black alone
    • 1,05632.6%White alone
    • 451.4%Hispanic
    • 371.1%Two or more races
    • 270.8%Asian alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Homer: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), English (4.4%), Irish (3.0%), Italian (1.4%), German (1.3%), West Indian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 281 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 678 people per square mile   (low).

Homer,LA real estate house value index trend

Homer, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Homer:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homer town:

  • Never married: 48.3%
  • Now married: 26.3%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

160 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This town:

5.0%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Homer, Louisiana as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Homer to the number of sex offenders is 157 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $215 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.3%)

Homer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (41.4 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (47.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (216.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Athens, LA (3.1 miles ), Lisbon, LA (3.3 miles) , Haynesville, LA (3.6 miles ), Gibsland, LA (4.1 miles ), Shongaloo, LA (4.2 miles) , Minden, LA (4.2 miles ), Arcadia, LA (4.3 miles ), Mount Lebanon, LA (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000

Latitude: 32.79 N, Longitude: 93.06 W

Area code: 318

Homer household income distribution Homer home values distribution

Crime rates in Homer by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2011
Murders 1000000
per 100,000 26.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0111001
per 100,000 0.026.327.427.60.00.030.6
Robberies 0123951
per 100,000 0.026.354.982.9252.0148.530.6
Assaults 25233020333021
per 100,000 660.5605.4823.0552.5924.1891.0642.8
Burglaries 20495644696854
per 100,000 528.41,289.81,536.41,215.51,932.22,019.61,652.9
Thefts 838077989610165
per 100,000 2,192.92,105.82,112.52,707.22,688.32,999.71,989.6
Auto thefts 32125710
per 100,000 79.352.6329.2138.1196.029.70.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.6) 328.9342.2438.6376.7540.1506.4372.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Homer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Louisiana average:

3.89
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -316 (-7.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Homer, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Homer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Homer town center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homer-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from Homer center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 319.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from Homer center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 383.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne Parish (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Homer topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank T. Norman - Louisiana politician, Enos C. McClendon, Jr. - Judge, James Andrews (physician) - Surgeon, Joe LeSage - Politician, Loy F. Weaver - Politician, Paul Lowe - Player of football, Von Wafer - NBA player (Los Angeles Lakers, born: Jul 21, 1985), Bettye Davis - Politician, Cheryl Ford - WNBA player (Detroit Shock, born: Jun 6, 1981), Fred Miller (defensive lineman) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Homer:

  • HOMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 620 EAST COLLEGE STREET)
  • LAKE CLAIBORNE COMMUNITY HOME (2295 AIRPORT LOOP)
  • FMCNA - HOMER (3680 HWY 79)
  • CLAIBORNE HOME HEALTH (619 EAST COLLEGE STREET)
  • CLAIBORNE MANOR (6942 HIGHWAY 79)
  • PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF HOMER (3700 HWY. 79 SOUTH)

Airports located in Homer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer:

  • Grambling State University (about 28 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 31 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 37 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 39 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 46 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 49 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 61 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

Public high school in Homer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Homer:

See full list of schools located in Homer

Library in Homer:

  • CLAIBORNE PARISH (Operating income: $608,417; Location: 909 EDGEWOOD DRIVE; 66,813 books; 1,821 audio materials; 2,999 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Homer: Homer Work Center (A), Homer Volunteer Fire Department (B), Claiborne Parish Office of Family Support (C), Caney Ranger District Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Homer Cemetery (1), Arlington Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Ford Museum (519 South Main Street).

Hotels: Linder Motor Lodge & Restaurant (24608 Highway 2), Tall Timbers Lodge (5356 Harris Road), Hillside Motel (311 West Main Street).

Court: Claiborne Parish - Court Reporter (Courthouse).

Claiborne Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

HOMER WATER SYSTEM (Address: 400 EAST MAIN , Population served: 3,427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2014)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
CENTRAL CLAIBORNE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,859, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2013)
DAVID WADE CORRECTIONAL CENTER WS (Address: 670 BELL HILL RD , Population served: 1,660, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2012)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.0% for Black residents, 84.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Homer, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Homer compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Homer (2011 data):

  • First Guaranty Bank: Homer Branch at 401 North 2nd Street, branch established on 1999/01/26. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,353.3 mil, Deposits: $1,208.9 mil, headquarters in Hammond, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Homer Branch at 911 West Main Street, branch established on 1989/06/30. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Homer Branch at 617 West Main, branch established on 1986/01/13. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Gibsland Bank & Trust Company: Homer Branch at 813 West Main Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.3 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in Gibsland, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gibsland Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank, N.A.: Homer Branch at 600 East Main Street, branch established on 2009/10/13. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $666.0 mil, Deposits: $589.2 mil, headquarters in Bossier City, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Bancshares Of Bossier, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Homer town (based on Claiborne Parish data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29232
Black Protestant2,43118
Mainline Protestant1,14611
Catholic861
Other21
None9,238-
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: 3
Claiborne Parish:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Claiborne Parish:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Claiborne Parish:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne Parish:

31.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

13.7%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,102$25,2243$3,961
Other Government Administration 1$2,102$25,2247$5,213
Police Protection - Officers 11$24,426$26,6473$2,044
Police - Other 2$1,884$11,3040$0
Firefighters 29$54,805$22,6780$0
Streets and Highways 3$4,328$17,3120$0
Hospitals 182$510,580$33,66588$115,301
Sewerage 3$5,453$21,8121$1,430
Water Supply 2$3,308$19,8480$0
Totals for Government 234$608,988$31,230102$127,949

Homer government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($23.18)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,529,000 ($4677.72)
    Police Protection: $449,000 ($144.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $435,000 ($140.05)
    Sewerage: $398,000 ($128.14)
    Water Utilities: $388,000 ($124.92)
    Regular Highways: $325,000 ($104.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($67.29)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($52.16)
    Financial Administration: $156,000 ($50.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000 ($42.50)
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000 ($15.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($15.45)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($14.81)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($5.15)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($4.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($3.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($77.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $242,000 ($77.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,540,000 ($2105.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($18.35)

Homer government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,161,000 ($4559.24)
    Sewerage: $404,000 ($130.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($61.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $155,000 ($49.90)
    All Other: $78,000 ($25.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $425,000 ($136.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $399,000 ($128.46)
    Interest Earnings: $389,000 ($125.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($16.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $448,000 ($144.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $795,000 ($255.96)
    All Other: $125,000 ($40.24)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($8.69)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $952,000 ($306.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($40.24)
    Property: $118,000 ($37.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $93,000 ($29.94)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $64,000 ($20.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($1.61)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.97)

Homer government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,167,000 ($1663.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,909,000 ($1580.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($83.07)

Homer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,765,000 ($1212.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $911,000 ($293.30)

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Webster Parish, LA  0.80% ($36,026 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.59% ($28,786)
from Bienville Parish, LA  0.38% ($25,444)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

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 Webster Parish, LA  1.38% ($29,818 average AGI)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.59% ($41,643)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.46% ($29,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homer:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homer:

  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Homer:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Homer fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Homer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $444,000Total costs
  • 41,220Total average daily traffic
  • 6,354Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,074Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 32010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Homer, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Homer, LA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • La 2 1 Km W Of Us 79 & La 2 (Lat: 32.809861 Lon: -93.066806), Overall height: 123.4 m, Call Sign: WPJF490
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/1996, Expiration Date: 10/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/30/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (504) 935-0295
  • Homer 197, 1008 N Main Street (Lat: 32.794083 Lon: -93.068278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.1 m, Call Sign: WQJI221
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2008, Expiration Date: 09/17/2018, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore
    Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • Claiborne 40, 415 East Main Street (Lat: 32.789694 Lon: -93.053750), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQJI616
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2008, Expiration Date: 09/22/2018, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore
    Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Homer Municipal Airport (Lat: 32.790139 Lon: -93.000722), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3136, Licensee ID: L00049970
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.21251 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 02/24/2017
    Registrant: Homer, Town Of, 400 E Main St., Homer, LA 71040, Phone: (318) 927-3555

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T206H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AJ1A (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 206DY , Serial Number: T20608684, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Newell & Newell Aplc, Po Box 179, Homer, LA 71040
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2131K , Serial Number: 28R-7931025, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Rhodes Enterprise Inc, Rr 2 Box 190, Homer, LA 71040
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-150 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2203P , Serial Number: 23-813, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James W Winzer, 807 Abercrombie Rd, Homer, LA 71040
  • Aircraft: ROTTER GEORGE M SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 412GR , Serial Number: 004
    Registrant (Individual): Emmett R Atkins, 414 Coleman Rd, Homer, LA 71040
  • 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: 52332 , Serial Number: 18262534, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Casey Allen Liles, 961 Ford Rd, Homer, LA 71040

Most common first names in Homer, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8975.0 years
James8276.5 years
Mary6781.1 years
Willie6271.0 years
William6173.4 years
Robert4571.5 years
Annie3980.7 years
Mattie3478.4 years
George3375.5 years
Joe2973.4 years
Most common last names in Homer, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6378.3 years
White4579.0 years
Williams4170.6 years
Walker3877.0 years
Johnson3774.0 years
Jones3684.4 years
Moore3375.5 years
Brown3177.4 years
Green3076.0 years
Willis2877.2 years
Businesses in Homer, LA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Sears1
McDonald's1Subway1
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