Mountain Home, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 12,332 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.0%
 
Males: 5,627  (45.6%)
Females: 6,705  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72653.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,302 (it was $26,869 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$39,302
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,175 (it was $16,789 in 2000)

Mountain Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,741 (it was $83,600 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$127,741
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,513; detached houses: $172,490; townhouses or other attached units: $205,109; in 2-unit structures: $96,959; mobile homes: $19,627

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain Home: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents, 43.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mountain Home, AR (2017)
    • 11,68994.6%White alone
    • 4343.5%Hispanic
    • 590.5%American Indian alone
    • 600.5%Two or more races
    • 140.1%Black alone
    • 170.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Home, Arkansas as of January 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountain Home is 310 to 1.


Crime rates in Mountain Home by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(16.9)
4
(33.2)
1
(8.1)
3
(23.7)
4
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
6
(48.0)
21
(171.5)
11
(89.9)
21
(171.7)
21
(170.7)
14
(113.4)
7
(56.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.2)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(84.6)
1
(8.3)
6
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(47.0)
3
(23.7)
7
(55.8)
1
(8.0)
3
(24.5)
1
(8.2)
9
(73.6)
7
(56.9)
10
(81.0)
12
(97.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(143.8)
25
(207.8)
34
(274.6)
56
(443.1)
51
(399.5)
31
(245.2)
26
(207.3)
32
(256.0)
46
(375.6)
31
(253.3)
54
(441.4)
43
(349.5)
49
(396.9)
54
(438.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
431
(3,646)
471
(3,915)
490
(3,957)
412
(3,260)
469
(3,674)
368
(2,911)
491
(3,915)
505
(4,040)
507
(4,140)
445
(3,636)
501
(4,095)
436
(3,543)
374
(3,029)
515
(4,182)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(118.4)
17
(141.3)
9
(72.7)
14
(110.8)
16
(125.3)
7
(55.4)
9
(71.8)
11
(88.0)
14
(114.3)
8
(65.4)
14
(114.4)
15
(121.9)
16
(129.6)
21
(170.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(25.4)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.3)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)195.8227.3206.7191.7221.7142.8194.4226.5343.1244.4355.9323.9268.6325.3

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City-data.com crime index in Mountain Home, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (21.2%), German (12.2%), Irish (12.1%), English (12.0%), Scottish (3.4%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1888

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,160 people per square mile   (low).

Mountain Home, Arkansas map

398 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.4% North America).

This city:

3.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $702 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $657 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 92.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,591 (+61.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,962 (75.7%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Mountain Home, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mountain Home, AR in 2017
Mountain Home satellite photo by USGS

Mountain Home tourist attractions:

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
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $337,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $292,000
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Mountain Home, AR residents
Average permit cost in Mountain Home, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Mountain Home, AR
Historical housing units in Mountain Home, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,243 (+12.7%).
Most common industries in Mountain Home, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.8%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Mountain Home, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Mountain Home, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Mountain Home-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 64% 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 near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
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 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Mountain Home 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 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baxter County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mountain Home topographic map

Hospitals in Mountain Home:

  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 624 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF THE OZARKS (701 BURNETT DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Mountain Home:

  • CARE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (804 BURNETT DRIVE)
  • FLIPPO'S NURSING HOME (ROUTE 11 BOX 750)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN HOME (300 GOOD SAMARITAN DRIVE)
  • HIRAM SHADDOX GERIATRIC CENTER (620 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MT HOME GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE (3031 TURNAGE DR)
  • PINE LANE THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (1100 PINE TREE LANE)

Dialysis Facilities in Mountain Home:

  • RVM - RENAL CTR OF MTN HOME (200 EAST 8TH ST #101)

Home Health Centers in Mountain Home:

  • BAXTER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (213 EAST 6TH STREET, SUITE 40)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (701 BURNETT DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Mountain Home:

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Colleges/Universities in Mountain Home:

  • Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (Full-time enrollment: 1,179; Location: 1600 South College Street; Public; Website: www.asumh.edu)
  • Marsha Kay Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 13; Location: 408 Hwy 201 N; Private, for-profit; Website: marshakaybeautycollege.com)

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

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 78 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 84 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Harding University (about 84 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 88 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

Public high school in Mountain Home:

Private high school in Mountain Home:

  • MOUNTAIN HOME CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78, Location: 1989 GLENBRIAR DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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: 15,914, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2011)
USCOE NFWP12 ROBINSON POINT (Population served: 306, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
USCOE NFWP29 GAMALIEL (Population served: 192, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USCOE NFWP25 BIDWELL POINT (Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
USCOE NFWP18 HENDERSON (Population served: 114, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COACHLIGHT VILLAGE MHP (Serves MO, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCKING CHAIR RANCH (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SUNRISE POINT RESORT (Population served: 76, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (3 times from DEC-05-2011 to FEB-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

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

  • BRIARCLIFF WATERWORKS (Population served: 313, 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)
  • USCOE BSWP116 OAKLAND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home:

Marital status in Mountain Home, AR
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mountain Home
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,88474
Mainline Protestant2,5289
Catholic2,3591
Other8886
Black Protestant4992
None20,355-
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: 7
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Baxter 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.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Baxter County:

11.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Baxter County:

26.1%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Baxter County:

10.2%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mountain Home:

55.6%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mountain Home:

51.7%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mountain Home:

17.7%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountain Home:

10.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mountain Home:

7.1
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountain Home:

35.0%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Mountain Home:

57.3%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.5%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain Home, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 42$112,564$32,1610$0
Streets and Highways 27$102,923$45,7440$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$71,405$31,7360$0
Firefighters 25$101,571$48,7540$0
Parks and Recreation 20$45,276$27,1660$0
Other Government Administration 18$65,825$43,8830$0
Police - Other 12$32,486$32,4860$0
Sewerage 11$34,953$38,1310$0
Judicial and Legal 7$19,680$33,7370$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,615$30,4600$0
Financial Administration 2$8,469$50,8140$0
Correction 1$3,070$36,8400$0
Fire - Other 1$3,712$44,5440$0
Totals for Government 196$609,549$37,3190$0

Mountain Home government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $772,000 ($62.60)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($3.49)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,881,000 ($233.62)
    Police Protection: $2,741,000 ($222.27)
    Water Utilities: $2,392,000 ($193.97)
    Sewerage: $2,183,000 ($177.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,962,000 ($159.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,012,000 ($82.06)
    Financial Administration: $830,000 ($67.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $93,000 ($7.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $234,000 ($18.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $240,000 ($19.46)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($0.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,719,000 ($544.84)

Mountain Home government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,626,000 ($212.94)
    Other: $471,000 ($38.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($8.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,863,000 ($151.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $389,000 ($31.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $346,000 ($28.06)
    General Revenue - Other: $246,000 ($19.95)
    Special Assessments: $46,000 ($3.73)
    Donations From Private Sources: $33,000 ($2.68)
    Sale of Property: $20,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,606,000 ($373.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $589,000 ($47.76)
    General Local Government Support: $474,000 ($38.44)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,876,000 ($314.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $921,000 ($74.68)
    Property: $788,000 ($63.90)
    Other License: $251,000 ($20.35)

Mountain Home government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,428,000 ($521.25)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,428,000 ($521.25)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,687,000 ($461.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,542,000 ($368.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000 ($92.77)

Mountain Home government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $286,000 ($23.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,756,000 ($628.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,547,000 ($530.90)

6.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, AR  0.91% ($29,428 average AGI)
from Izard County, AR  0.30% ($33,000)
from Craighead County, AR  0.17% ($39,760)


5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, AR  0.94% ($23,479 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.31% ($44,043)
to Izard County, AR  0.18% ($43,222)
Businesses in Mountain Home, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets11
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K3Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Staples1
Ford1Subway1
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Mountain Home fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $4,341,000Total costs
  • 185,330Total average daily traffic
  • 2,157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 198,277Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mountain Home, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mountain Home, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mountain Home)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mountain Home, AR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (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: 282 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mountain Home)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mountain Home)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (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
Fire incident types in Mountain Home, AR

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

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

  • Baxter Inn Inc., 1350 Hwy 62 SW, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-5101, Fax: (870) 425-5117
  • Comfort Inn, 1031 Highland Cir, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653 , Phone: (870) 424-9000, Fax: (870) 425-0691
  • Days Inn Mountain Home, 1746 Hwy 62 E B, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-1010, Fax: (870) 425-1115
  • Hampton Inn, 995 Coley Dr, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653 , Phone: (870) 425-0344, Fax: (870) 425-0377
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mountain Home, Arkansas
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain Home, AR
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain Home, AR
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mountain Home compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Mountain Home on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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