Mountain Home is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 13,730 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mountain Home is the 15th largest community in Idaho.
Mountain Home is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mountain Home is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Home who work in office and administrative support (11.76%), food service (9.86%), and sales jobs (7.67%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Mountain Home. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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 18.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The citizens of Mountain Home are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.74% of adults in Mountain Home have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mountain Home in 2010 was $22,724, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,896 for a family of four. However, Mountain Home contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mountain Home is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Mountain Home also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mountain Home include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mountain Home is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.