Mountain Home, AR Profile: Facts & Data

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Mountain Home, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Mountain Home had a population of 12,512 as of July 1, 2018. Mountain Home ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mountain Home is located at latitude 36.3345 and longitude -92.3846 in Baxter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain Home (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baxter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The City of Mountain Home (GNIS ID: 2404330) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mountain Home is located within Township of Mountain Home, a minor civil division (MCD) of Baxter County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Home: Rapps Barren, Rapps Barrens.

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Mountain Home, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,512
Population in Households 12,216
Population in Familes 9,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 296
Population Density2 1,066
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,691
Average Household Income $50,386
Per Capita Income $23,437

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,797 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,056 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 668 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $141,606
Average Home Value $175,072
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,854
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 3,456
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% 0.24%
Households -0.05% 0.16%
Families 0.25% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.13%

Mountain Home, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Home to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 94th
Population Density # 60 89th
Diversity Index # 423 22nd
Median Household Income # 404 25th
Per Capita Income # 171 69th

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