Mountain View is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,837 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mountain View is the 108th largest community in Arkansas.
Mountain View is a blue-collar town, with 35.63% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Mountain View is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain View who work in farm management occupations (11.69%), food service (10.05%), and office and administrative support (8.74%).
Another important characteristic of Mountain View is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Also of interest is that Mountain View has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mountain View is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Mountain View is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 11.62 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The rate of college-level education in Mountain View is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.74% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mountain View in 2010 was $14,610, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,440 for a family of four. Mountain View also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.64% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Mountain View home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain View residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mountain View include German, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mountain View is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.