Mountain Home, AR


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Living in Mountain Home

Mountain Home is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 12,330 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Mountain Home is the 31st largest community in Arkansas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mountain Home is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mountain Home is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Home who work in sales jobs (15.60%), office and administrative support (10.72%), and management occupations (9.75%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mountain Home spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.81 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Being a small city, Mountain Home does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Mountain Home who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.88% of the adults in Mountain Home have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mountain Home in 2010 was $23,520, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,080 for a family of four.

The people who call Mountain Home home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain Home residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Mountain Home include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Mountain Home is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.