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Homeland, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Homeland had a population of 903 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Homeland is located at latitude 30.8601 and longitude -82.0208 in Charlton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Homeland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Charlton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The City of Homeland (GNIS ID: 2404721) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Homeland is located within Folkston Division of Charlton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Homeland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Homeland: Waughtel.

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Homeland, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 903
Population in Households 831
Population in Familes 703
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $43,297
Average Home Value $71,548


Median Household Income $35,100
Average Household Income $46,478
Per Capita Income $17,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.54%
Households -0.05% -0.49%
Families 0.21% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Homeland, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Homeland to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 376 40th
Population Density1 # 405 35th
Diversity Index2 # 348 45th
Median Household Income # 383 39th
Per Capita Income # 464 26th

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