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Homer is a town in Banks County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Homer Jackson, settler

The latitude of Homer is 34.333N. The longitude is -83.499W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 814 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,011.


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Median household income
Local
$35,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Homer demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Folk Potter's Festival - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Homer web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Homer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Banks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30547 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Homer residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Homer ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homer was $17,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Homer include Homer Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.


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Libraries in Homer include Banks County Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Banks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homer political report.

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The average commute time for Homer workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Homer is a quaint little hamlet but for some reason the family who has controled the town for years does not want growth to occur - Homer now has three (3) read this carefully THREE financial institutions but not one grocery store!!!

I forsee in the years to come, growth to follow US 441 from Banks Crossing to Baldwin...

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