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Homer is in Claiborne Parish.
It is the parish seat.
The community was named for the Greek poet
The latitude of Homer is 32.791N. The longitude is -93.055W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 282 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,604.
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3% of Homer residents report German ancestry, and 4% 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 $12,811, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Homer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Homer include Homer Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Homer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $565.
Libraries in Homer include Claiborne Parish Library ... View libraries
Claiborne Parish 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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