Homeland, Georgia

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Homeland, Georgia
Homeland City Hall
Homeland City Hall
Location in Charlton County and the state of Georgia
Location in Charlton County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 30°51′34″N 82°1′19″W / 30.85944°N 82.02194°W / 30.85944; -82.02194Coordinates: 30°51′34″N 82°1′19″W / 30.85944°N 82.02194°W / 30.85944; -82.02194
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyCharlton
Government
 • MayorOuida Johnson
Area
 • Total2.50 sq mi (6.47 km2)
 • Land2.50 sq mi (6.47 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total910
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
941
 • Density376.55/sq mi (145.38/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
31537
Area code(s)912
FIPS code13-39692[3]
GNIS feature ID0315599[4]

Homeland is a city in Charlton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 910 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Homeland was founded in 1906.[6]

Geography[edit]

Homeland is located in southeastern Georgia at 30°51′34″N 82°1′19″W / 30.85944°N 82.02194°W / 30.85944; -82.02194 (30.859445, -82.022074).[7] It is bordered to the south by Folkston, the Charlton County seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910114
192013821.1%
193015210.1%
194021340.1%
195027629.6%
196050884.1%
197059517.1%
198068314.8%
199098143.6%
2000765−22.0%
201091019.0%
2019 (est.)941[2]3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 910 people living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 90.0% White, 7.1% Black, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% from some other race and 1.0% from two or more races. 1.2% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 765 people, 282 households, and 201 families living in the city. The population density was 296.9 people per square mile (114.5/km2). There were 318 housing units at an average density of 123.4 per square mile (47.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.11% White, 4.31% African American, 1.83% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 282 households, out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 31.4% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,722, and the median income for a family was $30,417. Males had a median income of $24,432 versus $20,089 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,980. About 19.2% of families and 23.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.1% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Homeland city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  6. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 111. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.