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Population in 2012: 3,137 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 

Males: 1,602  (51.1%)
Females: 1,535  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71040.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,636 (it was $23,646 in 2000)
Homer:

$26,636
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,224

Homer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,840 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Homer:

$72,840
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,971; Detached houses: $73,114; Mobile homes: $51,548

Median gross rent in 2012: $668.

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Homer races chart
  • Black alone - 2,070 (63.9%)
  • White alone - 1,056 (32.6%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Homer: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (8.8%), English (6.0%), Irish (3.3%), German (2.1%), Scottish (2.1%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 281 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 685 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Homer:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 32.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Homer town:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 26.2%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

124 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America).

This town:  3.8%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Homer, Louisiana as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Homer to the number of sex offenders is 136 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


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 100,000 528.41289.81536.41215.51932.22019.61652.9
Thefts 838077989610165
per 100,000 2192.92105.82112.52707.22688.32999.71989.6
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 rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.6) 328.9342.2438.6376.7540.1506.4372.1

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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

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Homer, Louisiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -316 (-7.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Homer-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 194% 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 significantly above Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Homer center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Homer:

  • FMCNA - HOMER (Dialysis Facility, 3680 HWY 79)
  • CLAIBORNE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 619 EAST COLLEGE STREET)
  • HOMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 620 EAST COLLEGE STREET)
  • LAKE CLAIBORNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, 2295 AIRPORT LOOP)
  • CLAIBORNE MANOR (Nursing Home, 6942 HIGHWAY 79)
  • PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF HOMER (Nursing Home, 3700 HWY. 79 SOUTH)

Political contributions by individuals in Homer, LA

Airports located in Homer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homer:

  • Grambling State University (about 28 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 31 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 36 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 39 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 45 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 61 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 72 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 5,626)

Public high school in Homer:

Public elementary/middle schools in Homer:

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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 STREET , Population served: 4565, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
CENTRAL CLAIBORNE W. SYS (Population served: 2335, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-05-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.8%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Black residents, 67.2% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Homer, LA

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 compared to Louisiana state average:

Homer, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Homer travel time to work - commute


Homer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Homer town (based on Claiborne Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.62%
Here43.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents64.4%20.5%5.4%3.6%6.1%
Congregations36.4%22.7%15.9%6.8%18.2%
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: 3
Claiborne Parish:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
Louisiana:

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

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne Parish:

31.3%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Claiborne Parish:

12.4%
State:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,435$29,2200$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,760$28,5605$2,214
Police Protection - Officers 10$22,857$27,4282$1,948
Firefighters 29$51,500$21,3100$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,638$19,6561$846
Hospitals 170$431,923$30,48988$113,479
Sewerage 1$2,130$25,5601$1,169
Water Supply 2$4,855$29,1300$0
Totals for Government 216$522,098$29,00597$119,656

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($22.95)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($1.91)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,529,000 ($4631.50)
    Police Protection: $449,000 ($143.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $435,000 ($138.67)
    Sewerage: $398,000 ($126.87)
    Water Utilities: $388,000 ($123.69)
    Regular Highways: $325,000 ($103.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($66.62)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($51.64)
    Financial Administration: $156,000 ($49.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $132,000 ($42.08)
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000 ($15.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($15.30)
    Air Transportation: $46,000 ($14.66)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($4.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($3.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($76.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $242,000 ($77.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,540,000 ($2084.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($18.17)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,161,000 ($4514.19)
    Sewerage: $404,000 ($128.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($60.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $155,000 ($49.41)
    All Other: $78,000 ($24.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $425,000 ($135.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $399,000 ($127.19)
    Interest Earnings: $389,000 ($124.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($16.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $448,000 ($142.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $795,000 ($253.43)
    All Other: $125,000 ($39.85)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($8.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $952,000 ($303.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($39.85)
    Property: $118,000 ($37.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $93,000 ($29.65)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $64,000 ($20.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($1.59)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,167,000 ($1647.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,909,000 ($1564.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($82.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,765,000 ($1200.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $911,000 ($290.40)

6.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webster Parish, LA  1.21% ($27,383 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.53% ($38,192)
from Bossier Parish, LA  0.30% ($35,000)


5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webster Parish, LA  1.14% ($31,821 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.59% ($24,138)
to Lincoln Parish, LA  0.53% ($29,692)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Homer, Louisiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Louisiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 181
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 35
  • Fatalities: 132
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 316
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 21

See more detailed statistics of Homer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $444,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,120
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,207
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 66,504

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 3
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
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Sears1
McDonald's1Subway1
Pizza Hut1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William S. Smoke (2)
  • Kenneth W. Smith (1)
  • J. Rodney Dickerson (1)
  • James Douglas Hall (1)
  • Sue C. Smith (1)
  • Donald James Robinson (1)
  • Robert L. Myers (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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