Homeland is located at GR1.(33.741859, -117.113201)
As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,710 people, 1,572 households, and 985 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 434.1/km² (1,125.9/mi²). There were 1,812 housing units at an average density of 212.0/km² (549.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.95% White, 0.78% Black or African American, 1.08% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 13.88% from other races, and 3.69% from two or more races. 29.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,572 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 33.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 21.1% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 31.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,607, and the median income for a family was $22,631. Males had a median income of $25,481 versus $20,038 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,338. About 19.6% of families and 26.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.9% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.