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.
6.32% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Mountain Home. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Healthcare industries respectively employ 17.10% and 14.30% of the civilian workforce.
One of the benefits of Mountain Home is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.21 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 percentage of adults in Mountain Home with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.02% of adults in Mountain Home have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mountain Home in 2010 was $22,849, 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 $91,396 for a family of four. However, Mountain Home contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mountain Home is a very 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 10.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mountain Home include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Mountain Home is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.