Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

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Population in 2010: 3,238. Population change since 2000: -63.6%
Males: 1,835  (56.7%)
Females: 1,403  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83648.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,387 (it was $31,634 in 2000)
Mountain Home AFB:

$34,387
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,921 (it was $17,671 in 2000)

Mountain Home AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $207,540 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Mountain Home AFB:

$207,540
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $938.

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  • Races in Mountain Home AFB, ID (2013)

    Mountain Home AFB races chart
    • 2,43873.2%White alone
    • 2688.0%Asian alone
    • 2427.3%Hispanic
    • 2196.6%Two or more races
    • 1765.3%Black alone
    • 110.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mountain Home AFB: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.3%), Italian (11.3%), Irish (8.9%), English (6.6%), Dutch (5.9%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 9.92 square miles.

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

Mountain Home AFB, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home AFB:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.7 minutes

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

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 0.3%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

326 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

3.7%
Idaho:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mountain Home AFB CDP:  1.8% ($2,500)
Idaho:  1.0% ($1,007)
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+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (371.9 miles , pop. 224,220).

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: +788 (+24.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 904 (60.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Mountain Home AFB household income distribution Mountain Home AFB home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (73%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Mountain Home AFB: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mountain Home AFB, Idaho

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Earthquake activity:

Mountain Home AFB-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 361% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 195.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from Mountain Home AFB center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 280.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 334.7 miles away from Mountain Home AFB center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 276.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain Home AFB topographic map

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

  • Boise State University (about 43 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 50 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 51 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 78 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 88 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Idaho State University (about 175 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 193 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 9.27. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

6.58
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.1%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic 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
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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Idaho average:

11.0

Mountain Home AFB travel time to work - commute Mountain Home AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4613
Other3,1969
Evangelical Protestant2,76821
Mainline Protestant1,0298
None15,584-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

10.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Idaho average:

7.20%

0.99% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,035 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.99%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  1.07% ($29,670 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.37% ($29,543)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.20% ($30,263)


15.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.25%
Idaho average:

7.21%

2.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,851 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.03%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  2.61% ($31,428 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.35% ($27,412)
to Clark County, NV  0.27% ($40,148)

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.)
Mountain Home AFB fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Mountain Home AFB fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 2012 06:31 PM, Cr-Collett Rd, Lat: 43.03359, Lon: -116.11735, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

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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