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Population in 2012: 12,298 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 

Males: 5,366  (43.6%)
Females: 6,932  (56.4%)

Median resident age:  49.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72653.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,004 (it was $26,869 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$31,004
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,137

Mountain Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,455 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$120,455
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,320; Detached houses: $148,319; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,381; In 2-unit structures: $134,091; Mobile homes: $15,412

Median gross rent in 2012: $560.

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  • White alone - 11,699 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 331 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 111 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 96 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 54 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain Home: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.1%), Irish (15.7%), English (13.7%), United States (6.9%), Polish (3.8%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1888

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,157 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

303 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This city:  2.4%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Home, Arkansas as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountain Home to the number of sex offenders is 535 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $753 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $590 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (77.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (159.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (350.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gassville, AR (2.7 miles ), Briarcliff, AR (2.7 miles ), Salesville, AR (2.9 miles ), Lakeview, AR (3.0 miles ), Cotter, AR (3.0 miles ), Norfork, AR (3.2 miles ), Bull Shoals, AR (3.4 miles ), Flippin, AR (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $337,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 92.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,298 (+59.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,397 (82.4%)

Area code: 870

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Crime rates in Mountain Home by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100001000000
per 100,000 0.09.00.00.00.00.08.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1204724134016
per 100,000 9.418.00.035.760.816.933.28.123.731.30.08.048.0
Robberies 0000100311000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.08.70.00.024.27.97.80.00.00.0
Assaults 319485101606371
per 100,000 290.081.235.871.443.484.68.348.50.047.023.755.88.0
Burglaries 24111522211725345651312632
per 100,000 224.599.2134.4196.3182.3143.8207.8274.6443.1399.5245.2207.3256.0
Thefts 311209226317370431471490412469368491505
per 100,000 2909.31884.82024.52828.63212.43645.73914.63957.03260.33673.52910.93914.84039.7
Auto thefts 1516414101417914167911
per 100,000 140.3144.335.8124.986.8118.4141.372.7110.8125.355.471.888.0
Arson N/A102131000100
per 100,000 N/A9.00.017.88.725.48.30.00.00.07.90.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 195.8133.794.2168.6195.2183.7213.2193.9179.8208.0133.9182.3212.5

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Crime rate in Mountain Home detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Mountain Home, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,243 (+12.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mountain Home-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Mountain Home city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Home-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baxter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Charles L. Gilliland - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Justin Nowlin - College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks), Zach McGrath - College basketball player (Indiana State Sycamores).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mountain Home: Charles L. Gilliland.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mountain Home:

  • RVM - RENAL CTR OF MTN HOME (Dialysis Facility, 200 EAST 8TH ST #101)
  • BAXTER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 213 EAST 6TH STREET, SUITE 40)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 701 BURNETT DRIVE)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 624 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF THE OZARKS (Hospital, 701 BURNETT DRIVE)
  • CARE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 804 BURNETT DRIVE)
  • FLIPPO'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, ROUTE 11 BOX 750)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN HOME (Nursing Home, 300 GOOD SAMARITAN DRIVE)
  • HIRAM SHADDOX GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, 620 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MT HOME GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 3031 TURNAGE DR)
  • PINE LANE THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 1100 PINE TREE LANE)

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Colleges/Universities in Mountain Home:

  • Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (Full-time enrollment: 910; Location: 1600 South College Street; Public; Website: www.asumh.edu)
  • Marsha Kay Beauty College (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 408 Hwy 201 N; Private, for-profit)

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

  • Missouri State University (about 78 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Drury University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 84 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Harding University (about 84 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 88 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 92 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)

Public high school in Mountain Home:

  • MTN HOME HIGH CAREER ACADEMICS (Students: 1,215; Location: 500 BOMBER BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

  • NELSON WILKS HERRON ELEMENTARY (Students: 932; Location: 618 NORTH COLLEGE; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • PINKSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 910; Location: 1301 SOUTH COLLEGE; Grades: 05 - 07)
  • GUY BERRY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 1001 MAIN ST; Grades: 04 - 04)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME KINDERGARTEN (Students: 333; Location: 1310 POST OAK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 2301 RODEO DR; Grades: 08 - 08)

Private elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

  • MOUNTAIN HOME CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 1989 GLENBRIAR; Grades: PK - 9)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME SDA SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 3744 HWY 62 W; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Mountain Home

Library in Mountain Home:

  • BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $705,929; Location: 424 WEST SEVENTH; 76,626 books; 3,979 audio materials; 4,107 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches in Mountain Home include: ...Wade & Cross Street CHURCH OF CHRIST (I)
  • Local Newspaper: The Baxter Bulletin Owned by Gannett, Inc. http://www.baxterbulletin.com 12,000 paid circulation added by Dan
  • Kim Davis College Basketball (SAU) Kyley Newth College Basketball (UALR) Evan Van Dolah College Football (ASU) Erin Lewis College Swimming (HSU) A.J. Friend College Softball (ATU)

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Notable locations in Mountain Home: Action Emergency Medical Services (A), Mountain Home Fire Department Station 1 (B), Mountain Home City Hall (C), Baxter County Courthouse (D), Baxter County Sheriff's Office (E), Mountain Home Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: College Plaza Shopping Center (1), Ozark Center Shopping Center (2), Village Mall Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mountain Home include: Saint Peters Catholic Church (A), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (B), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Redeemer Lutheran Church (D), Memorial Christian Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Christian Church (G), Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church (H), East Side Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Baxter Memorial Gardens (1), Mountain Home Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Canteen Vending Services (Amusement & Theme Parks; 408 West Wade Avenue), BriteFuture Enterprises (Arcades & Amusements; 253 Woodfield Lane), The Dam Bait Shop (Tours & Charters; 638 Highway 177 South), Branson Getaways (Tours & Charters; 917 Highway 62 West), Schneider's Rod Shop-Sportfishing Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 2796 Highway 5 North).

Hotels: Ozark Oaks Motel (147 South Main Street), Mountain Home Motel (411 South Main Street), Baxter Inn (1350 Highway 62 East), Kristyl Inn (869 Highway 62 East), Cranfield Resort (1396 Cranfield Road), Lasalle Resort (1426 Cranfield Road), College Inn Kitchenettes (128 North College Street), Mountain Home Super 8 Motel (865 Highway 62 East), Comfort Inn Mountain Home (1031 Highland Circle).

Courts: County Offices - District Court (301 East 6th Street), Municipal Court Small Claims (301 East 6th Street).

 
Baxter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mountain Home and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAIN HOME WATERWORKS (Population served: 15458, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
BRIARCLIFF WATERWORKS (Population served: 248, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
USCOE NFWP25 BIDWELL POINT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USCOE NFWP12 ROBINSON POINT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USCOE NFWP29 GAMALIEL (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USCOE NF PANTHER BAY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
USCOE NFWP18 HENDERSON (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USCOE NFWP15 PANTHER BAY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mountain Home that have no violations reported:

  • SUNRISE POINT RESORT (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE BSWP109 TUCKER HOLLOW (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USCOE BSWP110 TUCKER HOLLOW (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.8% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mountain Home, AR

People in group quarters in Mountain Home in 2010:

  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 129 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Mountain Home in 2000:

  • 299 people in nursing homes
  • 88 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 88 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

Mountain Home compared to Arkansas state average:

Mountain Home, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Mountain Home (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Wal-Mart Super Center Branch, Northeast Branch, Of Mountain Home, 5 North Office. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $4,011.4 mil, Deposits: $3,167.1 mil, headquarters in Searcy, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp
  • First Federal Bank: Highway 62 Branch, Hwy 62 East Branch, 3027 Hwy 62 East Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $590.1 mil, Deposits: $502.2 mil, headquarters in Harrison, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Liberty Bank of Arkansas: Mountain Home East Branch at 2448 Highway 62 East, branch established on 2006/03/06; Mh Main Branch at 665 Highway 62 East, branch established on 1998/07/20. Info updated 2008/10/31: Bank assets: $2,807.0 mil, Deposits: $2,160.9 mil, headquarters in Jonesboro, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc
  • Arvest Bank: Highway 62 East Branch at 2619 Highway 62 East, branch established on 2004/09/24; Mountain Home Facility Branch at 819 Wallace Knob Road, branch established on 1998/04/27. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Mountain Home East Branch at 2575 Highway 62 East, branch established on 2005/03/10; Mountain Home Main Branch at 100 Highway 5 North, branch established on 2005/01/31. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • First National Bank & Trust Company: at 502 South Hickory Street, branch established on 1963/12/14; East Branch at 2696 Highway 62 East, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $388.4 mil, Deposits: $321.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mountain Home Branch at 100 South Main Street, branch established on 1994/01/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • First National Banking Company: Mountain Home Branch at 102 South Main Street, branch established on 2005/12/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.8 mil, Deposits: $292.3 mil, headquarters in Ash Flat, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbc Bancorp Inc
  • First Community Bank: Mountain Home Branch at 310 Hwy 62 E, branch established on 1901/02/06. Info updated 2010/04/01: Bank assets: $738.3 mil, Deposits: $597.9 mil, headquarters in Batesville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mountain Home, Arkansas:

  • Baxter Inn Inc., 1350 Hwy 62 SW, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-5101, Fax: (870) 425-5117
  • Ramada Inn, 1127 Ne Hwy 62, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-9191, Fax: (870) 424-5192
  • Super 8 Motel, 865 Hwy 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 424-5600, Fax: (870) 424-5600
  • Carlton Resort, 1527 Cranfield Rd, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 492-5181
  • Comfort Inn, 1031 Highland Cir, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 424-9000, Fax: (870) 425-0691
  • Days Inn Mountain Home, 1746 Hwy 62 E B, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-1010, Fax: (870) 425-1115
  • Holiday Inn Express- Mountain Home, Arkansas, 1005 Coley Dr, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-6200
  • Hampton Inn, 995 Coley Dr, Mountain Home, AR 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-0344, Fax: (870) 425-0377
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mountain Home, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mountain Home travel time to work - commute


Mountain Home mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Mountain Home city (based on Baxter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.43%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents34.4%19.8%8.3%7.1%6.6%
Congregations22.9%1.4%4.3%24.3%1.4%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.1%3.8%2.4%2.2%11.4%
Congregations1.4%7.1%1.4%2.9%32.9%
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: 7
Baxter County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Baxter County:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Baxter County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Baxter County:

26.1%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,452$44,7120$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,592$42,22114$2,686
Judicial and Legal 10$22,302$26,7620$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$77,652$37,2732$580
Police - Other 9$21,562$28,7490$0
Firefighters 24$86,167$43,0840$0
Streets and Highways 22$56,218$30,6640$0
Sewerage 21$52,742$30,1381$480
Parks and Recreation 10$39,338$47,20611$5,389
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$13,835$41,5050$0
Water Supply 25$60,692$29,1320$0
Totals for Government 157$455,552$34,81928$9,135

Mountain Home government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,361,000 ($110.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,313,000 ($106.77)
    Sewerage: $1,110,000 ($90.26)
    Fire Protection: $1,031,000 ($83.83)
    Regular Highways: $1,002,000 ($81.48)
    General - Other: $752,000 ($61.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $393,000 ($31.96)
    Financial Administration: $371,000 ($30.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $211,000 ($17.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000 ($5.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,742,000 ($141.65)
    General - Other: $201,000 ($16.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,301,000 ($349.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $545,000 ($44.32)

Mountain Home government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,606,000 ($130.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($2.68)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($0.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,187,000 ($96.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $315,000 ($25.61)
    Interest Earnings: $120,000 ($9.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,959,000 ($159.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $496,000 ($40.33)
    General Support: $241,000 ($19.60)
    Gas Utilities: $224,000 ($18.21)
    Electric Utilities: $101,000 ($8.21)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,241,000 ($182.22)
    Public Utilities: $777,000 ($63.18)
    Property: $430,000 ($34.97)
    NEC: $116,000 ($9.43)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $11,000 ($0.89)

Mountain Home government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,417,000 ($1090.99)
    Industrial Revenue: $670,000 ($54.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $610,000 ($49.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,750,000 ($467.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $14,478,000 ($1177.26)
    Industrial Revenue: $390,000 ($31.71)
    Other, NEC: $265,000 ($21.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $280,000 ($22.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,689,000 ($381.28)
    Other, NEC: $345,000 ($28.05)

Mountain Home government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,035,000 ($409.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($31.71)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marion County, AR  0.75% ($20,926 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.23% ($46,667)
from Izard County, AR  0.22% ($24,250)


6.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, AR  0.84% ($24,017 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.28% ($25,128)
to Greene County, MO  0.20% ($24,679)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Home:

  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Home:

  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KMAC (99.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, MO; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF G/VILLE, INC)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain Home:

  • K41HC (Channel 41; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Mountain Home fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,000
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,860

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mountain Home)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mountain Home, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 239 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountain Home)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mountain Home)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 178
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Mountain Home


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountain Home, AR

Most common first names in Mountain Home, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33077.3 years
William27876.9 years
Robert27274.0 years
James22672.9 years
Mary21678.8 years
George17378.4 years
Charles17377.0 years
Helen12981.2 years
Edward12677.2 years
Dorothy11480.0 years
Most common last names in Mountain Home, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11377.5 years
Johnson10379.3 years
Miller7178.8 years
Jones6276.4 years
Anderson6278.1 years
Martin4874.1 years
Davis4475.0 years
Williams4375.7 years
Nelson4380.5 years
Brown4080.4 years
Businesses in Mountain Home, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Staples1
Goodwill1Subway1
H&R Block3Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS8
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets11Wendy's1
Maurices1
Browse common businesses in Mountain Home, AR


Mountain Home on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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