Mountain Home, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 14,224 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.6%
Males: 7,572  (53.2%)
Females: 6,652  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

30.6 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83647.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,808 (it was $37,307 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$49,808
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,637 (it was $17,029 in 2000)

Mountain Home city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,588 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Mountain Home:

$162,588
ID:

$207,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $755.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mountain Home: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.3% for American Indian residents, 78.6% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mountain Home, ID (2017)
    • 10,89975.9%White alone
    • 1,77912.4%Hispanic
    • 6314.4%Two or more races
    • 4463.1%Asian alone
    • 4062.8%Black alone
    • 2141.5%American Indian alone
    • 150.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Home, Idaho as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountain Home is 182 to 1.


Crime rates in Mountain Home by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(42.7)
5
(42.8)
2
(16.2)
10
(80.1)
8
(65.0)
4
(27.8)
7
(50.2)
11
(80.6)
14
(102.2)
10
(73.2)
6
(44.0)
7
(50.8)
8
(56.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.6)
5
(40.6)
1
(8.0)
6
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(22.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
44
(375.4)
18
(154.0)
36
(292.0)
27
(216.3)
50
(406.5)
37
(257.6)
43
(308.6)
27
(197.9)
33
(241.0)
27
(197.6)
13
(95.4)
23
(167.0)
30
(211.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(460.7)
31
(265.3)
43
(348.8)
47
(376.5)
51
(414.6)
39
(271.5)
35
(251.2)
24
(175.9)
43
(314.0)
34
(248.8)
42
(308.2)
39
(283.2)
47
(330.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
302
(2,577)
242
(2,071)
328
(2,661)
281
(2,251)
276
(2,244)
202
(1,406)
178
(1,277)
175
(1,283)
199
(1,453)
155
(1,134)
211
(1,548)
175
(1,271)
192
(1,350)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(204.8)
16
(136.9)
11
(89.2)
8
(64.1)
9
(73.2)
5
(34.8)
5
(35.9)
3
(22.0)
6
(43.8)
3
(22.0)
5
(36.7)
13
(94.4)
21
(147.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(25.6)
1
(8.6)
5
(40.6)
2
(16.0)
13
(105.7)
5
(34.8)
9
(64.6)
3
(22.0)
2
(14.6)
4
(29.3)
3
(22.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)263.5180.0221.5231.3272.6151.8179.9184.1213.6164.8147.4154.4176.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: American (8.8%), German (8.3%), Irish (5.2%), English (4.2%), Italian (2.1%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 3143 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 2,745 people per square mile   (average).

Mountain Home, Idaho map

1,127 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.3% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

7.8%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,477 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,348 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 115.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -587 (-4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,574 (55.0%)

Area code: 208

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

Mountain Home tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Idaho:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +2,961 (+36.2%).
Most common industries in Mountain Home, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Mountain Home, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Mountain Home, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mountain Home, Idaho average temperatures Mountain Home, Idaho average precipitation Mountain Home, Idaho humidity Mountain Home, Idaho wind speed Mountain Home, Idaho snowfall Mountain Home, Idaho sunshine Mountain Home, Idaho clear and cloudy days

Mountain Home, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 42.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56

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 the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from Mountain Home 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 the city 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 Mountain Home 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 a lot smaller than the US average (13).
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

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:

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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 school in Mountain Home:

  • SEQUEL TSI IDAHO (Students: 43, Location: 2850 INDUSTRIAL WAY, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mountain Home:

Private elementary/middle school in Mountain Home:

  • DESERT VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 2425 AMERICAN LEGION BLVD, Grades: 2-8)
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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

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

MOUNTAIN HOME CITY OF (Population served: 14,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE (Population served: 7,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
MELLEN SUBD WATER DIST (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CANYON CREEK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 243, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008)
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
HAMILTON PLACE (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
NEW HORIZONS WATER INC (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OAKLEAF SUBDIVISION (Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2009)
MARY PARKER WATER ASSN INC (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-27-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-27-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2011)

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

  • CAMAS ESTATES WATER USERS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHIOK (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home:

Marital status in Mountain Home, ID
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Idaho average:

10.5

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, ID (based on Elmore County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

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
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Elmore County:

7.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.1%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Elmore County:

14.3%
State:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mountain Home:

42.8%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Mountain Home:

28.8
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mountain Home:

22.7%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mountain Home:

10.9%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mountain Home:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mountain Home:

32.7%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Mountain Home:

54.4%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.6%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mountain Home, ID 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
Police Protection - Officers 27$104,812$46,5830$0
Parks and Recreation 17$56,306$39,7458$5,879
Other Government Administration 12$33,519$33,5190$0
Streets and Highways 11$31,229$34,0680$0
Water Supply 11$36,345$39,6490$0
Local Libraries 7$19,465$33,3690$0
Sewerage 6$20,264$40,5280$0
Police - Other 5$13,943$33,4631$1,153
Financial Administration 5$16,055$38,5320$0
Health 4$10,188$30,5640$0
Firefighters 2$8,484$50,90428$10,339
Other and Unallocable 2$7,433$44,5980$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,163$25,9560$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 110$360,206$39,29537$17,371

Mountain Home government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $273,000 ($19.19)
    Health - Other: $206,000 ($14.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,513,000 ($176.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,939,000 ($136.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,821,000 ($128.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,619,000 ($113.82)
    Sewerage: $1,274,000 ($89.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,036,000 ($72.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $895,000 ($62.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000 ($32.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000 ($10.90)
    Libraries: $128,000 ($9.00)
    Air Transportation: $81,000 ($5.69)
    Health - Other: $25,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $259,000 ($18.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $426,000 ($29.95)
    Police Protection: $180,000 ($12.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000 ($7.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000 ($4.36)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($3.16)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($1.48)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($1.12)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,582,000 ($322.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($7.38)

Mountain Home government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,091,000 ($147.01)
    Sewerage: $1,413,000 ($99.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $864,000 ($60.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $166,000 ($11.67)
    Other: $84,000 ($5.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $638,000 ($44.85)
    Highways: $123,000 ($8.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $199,000 ($13.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $221,000 ($15.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($4.78)
    Rents: $68,000 ($4.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($3.73)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,627,000 ($184.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $478,000 ($33.61)
    Highways: $467,000 ($32.83)
  • Tax - Property: $5,781,000 ($406.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000 ($15.96)
    Other License: $121,000 ($8.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($1.12)

Mountain Home government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,666,000 ($1031.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,076,000 ($919.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,590,000 ($111.78)

Mountain Home government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,196,000 ($84.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $303,000 ($21.30)

11.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.97%
Idaho average:

8.09%

1.55% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,220 average AGI)
Elmore County:

1.55%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ada County, ID  1.72% ($33,697 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  0.47% ($31,356)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.28% ($29,741)


11.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.89%
Idaho average:

7.05%

1.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($4,166 average AGI)
Elmore County:

1.19%
Idaho average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ada County, ID  2.46% ($36,466 average AGI)
to Canyon County, ID  0.43% ($30,756)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.22% ($32,190)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Mountain Home fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.9mTotal length
  • 121,980Total average daily traffic
  • 29,246Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Mountain Home, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 131970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mountain Home, ID

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 74. The highest number of fire incidents - 107 took place in 2005, and the least - 49 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mountain Home, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.0%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mountain Home, ID
    • 57646.0%Outside Fires
    • 39231.3%Structure Fires
    • 24819.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 362.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mountain Home, ID

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

  • Sleep Inn, 1180 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, Idaho 83647 , Phone: (208) 587-9743, Fax: (208) 587-7382
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 3175 NE Foothills Ave, Mountain Home, Idaho 83647 , Phone: (208) 587-7300, Fax: (208) 587-8999
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mountain Home, Idaho
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mountain Home, ID
  • 70.9%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mountain Home, ID
  • 62.9%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Mountain Home compared to Idaho state average:

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

Mountain Home on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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