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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Homer was $17,353, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Homer include Homer Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $763.
Libraries in Homer include Banks County Public Library ... View libraries
Banks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Homer political report.
The average commute time for Homer workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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