Mountain Home, Idaho

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Population in 2012: 13,791 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.8%
Males: 6,752  (49.0%)
Females: 7,039  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  29.8 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83647.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,166 (it was $37,307 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$44,166
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,320 (it was $17,029 in 2000)

Mountain Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $123,988 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$123,988
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $138,339; Detached houses: $146,946; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,509; In 2-unit structures: $244,931; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $414,499; Mobile homes: $37,915

Median gross rent in 2012: $703.

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Mountain Home races chart
  • White alone - 10,870 (77.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,748 (12.4%)
  • Two or more races - 648 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 445 (3.2%)
  • Asian alone - 225 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 156 (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain Home: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (9.7%), English (8.4%), United States (6.5%), Italian (2.5%), Norwegian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 3143 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 2,662 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mountain Home,ID real estate house value index trend


Mountain Home, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

880 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:  6.2%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Home, Idaho as of January 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountain Home to the number of sex offenders is 363 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,203 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,180 (1.1%)

Mountain Home satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boise, ID (42.8 miles , pop. 185,787).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (376.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (642.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mountain Home AFB, ID (3.3 miles ), Grand View, ID (4.8 miles ), Glenns Ferry, ID (4.9 miles ), Orchard, ID (5.5 miles ), Atlanta, ID (5.9 miles ), Robie Creek, ID (6.3 miles ), Bliss, ID (6.4 miles ), Boise, ID (6.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 88 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1998: 120 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 134 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2006: 128 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2009: 73 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $201,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 115.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,272 (-9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,195 (49.4%)

Area code: 208

Mountain Home household income distribution Mountain Home home values distribution

Crime rates in Mountain Home by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 5263855210847
per 100,000 45.017.652.025.569.042.742.816.280.165.027.850.2
Robberies 521011151603
per 100,000 45.017.68.70.08.68.58.640.68.048.80.021.5
Assaults 502231201644183627503743
per 100,000 450.2193.4268.4170.2137.9375.4154.0292.0216.3406.5257.6308.6
Burglaries 1005953728054314347513935
per 100,000 900.4518.6458.9612.9689.7460.7265.3348.8376.5414.6271.5251.2
Thefts 360319357321350302242328281276202178
per 100,000 3241.52804.13091.22732.43017.22576.62070.92660.62251.22243.71406.41277.4
Auto thefts 33192932342416118955
per 100,000 297.1167.0251.1272.4293.1204.8136.989.264.173.234.835.9
Arson 3166231521359
per 100,000 27.08.852.051.117.225.68.640.616.0105.734.864.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 375.6231.9288.8241.0293.0277.9189.9233.7244.0287.6160.2189.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Idaho average:

1.74

Mountain Home tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,961 (+36.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

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

Average climate in Mountain Home, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mountain Home-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 354% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 270.0 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 297.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 343.6 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 285.6 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 topographic map

Birthplace of: Ford Rainey - Film actor, Victor Wooten - Bass guitarist, David Peterson - College basketball player (Air Force Falcons), David Shaw (Canadian football) - Player of and football, Jeff Hastings - Ski jumper, Marcel Wright - College football player (Boise State Broncos).

Hospitals and medical centers in Mountain Home:

  • ST LUKE'S ELMORE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 895 NORTH 6TH EAST)
  • ELMORE MED CTR - NURSING HOME (PO BOX 1270)

Airports and heliports located in Mountain Home:

See details about airports and heliports located in Mountain Home, ID

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

  • Boise State University (about 42 miles; Boise, ID; Full-time enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 53 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 53 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 73 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 89 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Idaho State University (about 167 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 193 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)

Public high schools in Mountain Home:

Private high schools in Mountain Home:

  • THREE SPRINGS SCHOOL (Students: 49; Location: 2850 INDUSTRIAL WAY; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 1400 N 3RD E; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

  • GRACE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 685 S 3RD W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDREN S HOUSE MONTESSORI (Students: 58; Location: 1134 AMERICAN LEGION BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DESERT VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 2425 AMERICAN LEGION BLVD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Mountain Home

Library in Mountain Home:

  • MOUNTAIN HOME PUBLIC (Operating income: $381,052; Location: 790 N 10TH E; 28,300 books; 1,157 audio materials; 3 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 112 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mountain Home: Stardust Plaza (A), Mountain Home Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B), Mountain Home Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (C), Mountain Home Rural Volunteer Fire Department (D), Mountain Home Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (E), Mountain Home Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mountain Home: Mountain Home Christian Center (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mountain Home include: Richard Aguirre Park (1), Railroad Park (2), Memorial Park (3), East Side Park (4), Carl Miller Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Elmore County Historical Museum (180 South 3rd East), Stoney's Coin Machines (Amusement & Theme Parks; 220 North Main Street).

Hotels: Golden Rule KOA Mobile Home Park (220 East 10th North), Thunderbird Motel (910 Sunset Strip), Sleep Inn Mountain Home (1180 US 20), Best Western Foothills Motor (1080 Highway 20), Foothills Motor Inn-Best Western (Highway 20 And 184), K O A Kampground of America (220 East 10th North), Elks Lodge (325 South 3rd West), Hampton Inn (3175 Foothills Avenue), Towne Center Motel (410 North 2nd East).

Courts: Elmore County - Juvenile Probation Officer-- Misdemeanor Probation Ofc- District C (195 South 5th East), Elmore County - District Court- Magistrate Judges- Sellman John R (150 South 4th East Suite 3), Elmore County - District Court- Magistrate Judges- David Epis (150 South 4th East Suite 3), Elmore County - District Court- Jury Commissioner (150 South 4th East Suite 3), Elmore County - District Court- (150 South 4th East), Elmore County - Michael McLaughlin (150 South 4th East Suite 3), Elmore County - Restitution Office- District Court- Restitution Ofc (195 South 5th East), Elmore County - Probation & Parole-Adult- District Court- Probation & Pa (630 South Haskett Street).

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 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

6.58

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

MOUNTAIN HOME CITY OF (Population served: 11500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE (Address: 366 ADS/SGGB , Population served: 7500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUN-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
CANYON CREEK MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 106 Nashua Dr , Population served: 243, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MELLEN SUBD WATER DIST (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
NEW HORIZONS WATER INC (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-31-2000 to APR-23-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1995 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-31-2000 to APR-23-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-31-2000 to APR-23-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-31-2000 to APR-23-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
CAMAS ESTATES WATER USERS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and FEB-12-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MARY PARKER WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and APR-24-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WESTSIDE RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • OAKLEAF SUBDIVISION (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.8% for other race residents, 38.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

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

People in group quarters in Mountain Home in 2010:

  • 94 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Mountain Home in 2000:

  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in nursing homes

Mountain Home, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Mountain Home compared to Idaho state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Mountain Home (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mountain Home Branch at 210 East Jackson Street, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mountain Home at 290 North Second Ave East, branch established on 1998/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mountain Home Branch at 305 North Second East, branch established on 1960/05/05. 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
  • Home Federal Bank: 400 No 3rd East Branch at 400 N. 3rd East, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/16: Bank assets: $1,098.5 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, headquarters in Nampa, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.
  • Idaho Independent Bank: Mountain Home Branch at 310 American Legion Boulevard, branch established on 1960/01/01. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $441.1 mil, Deposits: $357.5 mil, headquarters in Coeur D Alene, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices

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

  • Best Western Foothills Motor Inn, 1080 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, ID 83647 , Phone: (208) 587-8477, Fax: (208) 587-5774
  • Sagebrush Hotel, MTN Home Air Force Base, Mountain Home, ID 83648 , Phone: (208) 828-4796
  • Sleep Inn, 1180 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, ID 83647 , Phone: (208) 587-9743, Fax: (208) 587-7382
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 3175 NE Foothills Ave, Mountain Home, ID 83647 , Phone: (208) 587-7300, Fax: (208) 587-8999
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mountain Home, Idaho

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 (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.38%
Here: 34.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Elmore County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

32.1%
Idaho:

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

14.3%
State:

11.7%

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 4$11,872$35,6160$0
Other Government Administration 14$31,305$26,8330$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$74,581$35,7990$0
Police - Other 4$9,193$27,5791$937
Firefighters 2$7,601$45,60630$5,206
Streets and Highways 6$14,171$28,3420$0
Health 3$5,666$22,6640$0
Sewerage 6$16,821$33,6420$0
Parks and Recreation 17$44,575$31,4652$420
Water Supply 11$28,302$30,8750$0
Local Libraries 6$13,507$27,0142$1,069
Other and Unallocable 2$6,753$40,5180$0
Totals for Government 100$264,347$31,72235$7,632

Mountain Home government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $226,000 ($16.39)
    Air Transportation: $92,000 ($6.67)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($1.96)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($1.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($1.23)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,875,000 ($135.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,133,000 ($82.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,042,000 ($75.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $581,000 ($42.13)
    Regular Highways: $505,000 ($36.62)
    Sewerage: $500,000 ($36.26)
    Central Staff Services: $354,000 ($25.67)
    Libraries: $323,000 ($23.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $258,000 ($18.71)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($16.39)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($10.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $116,000 ($8.41)
    Air Transportation: $98,000 ($7.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $322,000 ($23.35)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $18,000 ($1.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $587,000 ($42.56)
    Water Utilities: $498,000 ($36.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $294,000 ($21.32)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($4.57)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($1.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($0.94)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,606,000 ($333.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($1.16)

Mountain Home government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,523,000 ($110.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $790,000 ($57.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000 ($42.35)
    All Other: $160,000 ($11.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $36,000 ($2.61)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $500,000 ($36.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $168,000 ($12.18)
    All Other: $139,000 ($10.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $160,000 ($11.60)
    Rents: $54,000 ($3.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $49,000 ($3.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,941,000 ($140.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $724,000 ($52.50)
    General Local Government Support: $682,000 ($49.45)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $3,706,000 ($268.73)
    Other License: $204,000 ($14.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000 ($12.25)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $89,000 ($6.45)
    Public Utility License: $4,000 ($0.29)

Mountain Home government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,649,000 ($627.15)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,649,000 ($627.15)

Mountain Home government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,000 ($0.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,158,000 ($374.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $329,000 ($23.86)

13.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200532,496 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.83%
Idaho average:

9.61%

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

2.34%
Idaho average:

0.14%

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


15.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200632,650 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.94%
Idaho average:

8.30%

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

2.35%
Idaho average:

0.09%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Home:

  • KMHI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Home:

  • 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


Mountain Home fatal accident list:

Sep 10, 2010 08:07 PM, Midnight Blue Way, Lat: 43.12585833, Lon: -115.74711389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 2010 05:25 PM, I-84, Lat: 43.17297222, Lon: -115.74232778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 2004 02:17 PM, E 6th N, N 4th E, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1999 06:35 PM, West 6th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1996 03:57 PM, 2es, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 1983 01:11 AM, 001020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 12, 1979 10:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 31,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,072

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 85
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Mountain Home

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

Most common first names in Mountain Home, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5972.6 years
James5671.7 years
William4872.9 years
Mary4676.4 years
Robert4572.3 years
George4171.9 years
Charles4074.7 years
Richard2667.5 years
Margaret2580.0 years
Helen2376.3 years
Most common last names in Mountain Home, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3172.7 years
Johnson2777.9 years
Miller1970.7 years
Mcgrath1668.1 years
Jones1675.5 years
Martin1473.7 years
Brown1373.9 years
Hall1274.6 years
Adams1172.1 years
Peterson1170.9 years
Businesses in Mountain Home, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Albertsons1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Curves1Sleep Inn1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel1
Ford1T-Mobile1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Maurices1

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  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 (83647) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque 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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