Mountain Home Air Force Base is a very small town located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 3,114 people and just one neighborhood, Mountain Home Air Force Base is the 42nd largest community in Idaho. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Mountain Home Air Force Base, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Mountain Home Air Force Base, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Mountain Home Air Force Base’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation.
Occupations and Workforce
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Mountain Home Air Force Base, employing 18.52% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Healthcare industries employ 61.11% and 13.11% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Mountain Home Air Force Base, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Mountain Home Air Force Base provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Overall, Mountain Home Air Force Base’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mountain Home Air Force Base spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 8.94 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Mountain Home Air Force Base doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.