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Population in 2010: 3,238. Population change since 2000: -63.6%
Males: 1,925  (59.5%)
Females: 1,313  (40.5%)

Median resident age:  21.8 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83648.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,657 (it was $31,634 in 2000)
Mountain Home AFB:

$34,657
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,113

Mountain Home AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $203,068 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Mountain Home AFB:

$203,068
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,670; Detached houses: $217,670

Median gross rent in 2012: $864.

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Mountain Home AFB races chart
  • White alone - 2,426 (74.8%)
  • Two or more races - 225 (6.9%)
  • Asian alone - 200 (6.2%)
  • Hispanic - 186 (5.7%)
  • Black alone - 174 (5.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.09%)

Races in Mountain Home AFB detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain Home AFB: 332.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Mountain Home AFB, Idaho on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Mountain Home AFB is mentioned 40 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Italian (12.7%), Irish (9.7%), English (5.9%), United States (5.3%), Dutch (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 9.92 square miles.

Population density: 326 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home AFB:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 1.3%

149 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia).

This place:  4.6%
Idaho:  5.6%
Mountain Home AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (43.3 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (376.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (634.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mountain Home, ID (3.3 miles ), Grand View, ID (3.5 miles ), Orchard, ID (5.2 miles) , Glenns Ferry, ID (5.4 miles ), Melba, ID (6.3 miles ), Murphy, ID (6.4 miles) , Kuna, ID (6.4 miles ), Robie Creek, ID (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 115.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +550 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 958 (63.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Mountain Home AFB household income distribution Mountain Home AFB home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Idaho:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (74%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (47%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Mountain Home AFB-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/2002 at 07:52:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/13/2007 at 10:51:26, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from Mountain Home AFB center
On 9/14/2000 at 17:21:51, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 4.3 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/2008 at 17:33:58, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 6.5 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/6/1995 at 13:35:09, a magnitude 3.7 (3.6 ML, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Mountain Home AFB center
On 11/27/2008 at 03:14:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elmore County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Mountain Home AFB, ID

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Home AFB:

  • Boise State University (about 43 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,874)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 51 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,150)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 78 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 3,157)
  • Idaho State University (about 174 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 192 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 212 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Utah State University (about 227 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)

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Notable locations in Mountain Home AFB: Mountain Home Air Force Base Fire Department Station 1 (A), Mountain Home Air Force Base Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Elmore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.4%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  95.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mountain Home AFB, ID

466 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2010
3,196 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
673 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Mountain Home AFB compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mountain Home AFB travel time to work - commute


Mountain Home AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mountain Home AFB CDP (based on Elmore County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.38%
Here34.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of God
Adherents34.3%20.1%14.5%6.5%3.8%
Congregations9.7%16.1%9.7%3.2%6.5%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.1%2.9%2.6%2.5%9.8%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%41.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Elmore County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Elmore County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Elmore County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

32.1%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

11.7%

13.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.83%
Idaho average:

9.61%

2.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,754 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.34%
Idaho average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ada County, ID  1.51% ($30,007 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.60% ($37,291)
from Canyon County, ID  0.26% ($34,833)


15.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,650 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.94%
Idaho average:

8.30%

2.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,530 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.35%
Idaho average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ada County, ID  2.61% ($31,603 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.53% ($31,720)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.46% ($32,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Home AFB:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KMHI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Home AFB:

  • KTPZ (99.1 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3730 South 132nd Street (Lat: 43.088278 Lon: -115.858667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: KNKA774
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2008, Expiration Date: 10/01/2018, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB7NGD
    Grant Date: 04/16/1991, Expiration Date: 04/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2003
    Registrant: Richard T Goins, 18a Spruce St, Mountain Home Afb, ID 83648
  • Call Sign: N7WDK
    Grant Date: 02/04/1992, Expiration Date: 02/04/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2004
    Registrant: Cristen I Walker, 4560a Holly St, Mountain Home Afb, ID 83648
  • Call Sign: KE7KGK, Licensee ID: L01227946
    Grant Date: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 01/04/2017, Certifier: Robert J Vercellino
    Registrant: Robert J Vercellino, 430 Phantom Ave -8089, Mountain Home Afb, ID 83648

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7361C , Serial Number: U20603899, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Johathan L Shill, 4459 B Paisley St, Mountain Home Afb, ID 83648, Other Owners: Nancy D Shill


Businesses in Mountain Home AFB, ID

  • GNC: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Popeyes: 1


Mountain Home AFB on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #25 (83648) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 (83648) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Icelander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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