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Mountain Home, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 12,278 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.5%

Males: 5,494 (44.7%)
Females: 6,784 (55.3%)
Median resident age: 50.7 years
Arkansas median age: 38.0 years

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,985 (it was $26,869 in 2000)

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Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,424 (it was $16,789 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $124,805 (it was $83,600 in 2000)

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Median gross rent in 2016: $646.

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Ancestries: American (15.2%), German (12.0%), Irish (10.9%), English (10.7%), Scottish (3.6%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1888

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,155 people per square mile (low).

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Home:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Home city:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

432 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% North America).

3.5% Arkansas:

According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Home, Arkansas as of June 06, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountain Home to the number of sex offenders is 288 to 1.

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $750 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $667 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (77.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (159.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (350.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2005: 72 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $337,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 92.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,372 (+59.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,742 (77.9%)

Crime rates in Mountain Home by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 4 7 2 4 1 3 4 0 1 6 21 11 21 21
per 100,000 0.0 35.7 60.8 16.9 33.2 8.1 23.7 31.3 0.0 8.0 48.0 171.5 89.9 171.7 170.7
Robberies 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.7 0.0 0.0 24.2 7.9 7.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.2 0.0 0.0
Assaults 4 8 5 10 1 6 0 6 3 7 1 3 1 9 7
per 100,000 35.8 71.4 43.4 84.6 8.3 48.5 0.0 47.0 23.7 55.8 8.0 24.5 8.2 73.6 56.9
Burglaries 15 22 21 17 25 34 56 51 31 26 32 46 31 54 43
per 100,000 134.4 196.3 182.3 143.8 207.8 274.6 443.1 399.5 245.2 207.3 256.0 375.6 253.3 441.4 349.5
Theft 226 317 370 431 471 490 412 469 368 491 505 507 445 501 436
per 100,000 2,024.5 2,828.6 3,212.4 3,645.7 3,914.6 3,957.0 3,260.3 3,673.5 2,910.9 3,914.8 4,039.7 4,140.1 3,635.6 4,095.5 3,543.3
Auto thefts 4 14 10 14 17 9 14 16 7 9 11 14 8 14 15
per 100,000 35.8 124.9 86.8 118.4 141.3 72.7 110.8 125.3 55.4 71.8 88.0 114.3 65.4 114.4 121.9
Arson 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0
per 100,000 0.0 17.8 8.7 25.4 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.3 8.2 0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 94.2 168.5 195.2 195.8 227.3 206.7 191.7 221.7 142.8 194.4 226.5 343.1 244.4 355.9 323.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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Mountain Home tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:

5.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical housing units

  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Average climate in Mountain Home, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tornado activity:

Mountain Home-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Mountain Home city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Home-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI – VII) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV – V) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Mountain Home center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 147.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baxter County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Charles L. Gilliland Army Medal of Honor recipient, Justin Nowlin College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks), Zach McGrath College basketball player (Indiana State Sycamores).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Mountain Home: Charles L. Gilliland.

Hospitals in Mountain Home:

  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit – Private, prov >(701 BURNETT DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Mountain Home:

  • CARE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (804 BURNETT DRIVE)
  • FLIPPO’S NURSING HOME (ROUTE 11 BOX 750)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY – MOUNTAIN HOME (300 GOOD SAMARITAN DRIVE)
  • HIRAM SHADDOX GERIATRIC CENTER (620 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • MT HOME GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE (3031 TURNAGE DR)
  • PINE LANE THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (1100 PINE TREE LANE)

Dialysis Facilities in Mountain Home:

  • RVM – RENAL CTR OF MTN HOME (200 EAST 8TH ST #101)

Home Health Centers in Mountain Home:

  • BAXTER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (213 EAST 6TH STREET, SUITE 40)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (701 BURNETT DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Mountain Home:

  • Baxter County Airport (BPK) (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 300, Itinerant Ops: 6,000, Local Ops: 20,000, Military Ops: 600)
  • Baxter County Regional Hospital Heliport (5AR9)
  • Baxter County Sheriffs Heliport (42AR)

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Colleges/Universities in Mountain Home:

  • Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (Full-time enrollment: 1,179; Location: 1600 South College Street; Public; Website: www.asumh.edu)
  • Marsha Kay Beauty College (FT enrollment: 13; Location: 408 Hwy 201 N; Private, for-profit; Website: marshakaybeautycollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Home:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 78 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 79 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 84 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Harding University (about 84 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 88 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

Public high school in Mountain Home:

  • MTN HOME HIGH CAREER ACADEMICS (Location: 500 BOMBER BLVD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Mountain Home:

  • MOUNTAIN HOME CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78, Location: 1989 GLENBRIAR DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/m > (Location: 618 N COLLEGE ST, Grades: 1-2)
  • PINKSTON M > (Location: 1301 S COLLEGE ST, Grades: 6-7)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2301 RODEO DR, Grades: 8)
  • HACKLER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 965 WEST RD, Grades: 3-5)
  • Library in Mountain Home:

    • BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $705,929; Location: 424 WEST SEVENTH; 76,626 books; 3,979 audio materials; 4,107 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

    User submitted facts and corrections:

    • Churches in Mountain Home include: . Wade & Cross Street CHURCH OF CHRIST (I)
    • Local Newspaper: The Baxter Bulletin Owned by Gannett, Inc. http://www.baxterbulletin.com 12,000 paid circulation added by Dan
    • Kim Davis College Basketball (SAU) Kyley Newth College Basketball (UALR) Evan Van Dolah College Football (ASU) Erin Lewis College Swimming (HSU) A.J. Friend College Softball (ATU)

    Notable locations in Mountain Home: Action Emergency Medical Services (A) , Mountain Home Fire Department Station 1 (B) , Mountain Home City Hall (C) , Baxter County Courthouse (D) , Baxter County Sheriff’s Office (E) , Mountain Home Police Department (F) . Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: College Plaza Shopping Center (1) , Ozark Center Shopping Center (2) , Village Mall Shopping Center (3) . Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in Mountain Home include: Saint Peters Catholic Church (A) , Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (B) , Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C) , Redeemer Lutheran Church (D) , Memorial Christian Church (E) , First Church of Christ Scientist (F) , First Christian Church (G) , Fellowship Cumberland Presbyterian Church (H) , East S > (I) . Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Baxter Memorial Gardens (1) , Mountain Home Cemetery (2) . Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions: Canteen Vending Services (Amusement & Theme Parks; 408 West Wade Avenue), BriteFuture Enterprises (Arcades & Amusements; 253 Woodfield Lane), The Dam Bait Shop (Tours & Charters; 638 Highway 177 South), Branson Getaways (Tours & Charters; 917 Highway 62 West), Schneider’s Rod Shop-Sportfishing Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 2796 Highway 5 North).

    Hotels: Ozark Oaks Motel (147 South Main Street), Mountain Home Motel (411 South Main Street), Baxter Inn (1350 Highway 62 East), Kristyl Inn (869 Highway 62 East), Cranfield Resort (1396 Cranfield Road), Lasalle Resort (1426 Cranfield Road), College Inn Kitchenettes (128 North College Street), Mountain Home Super 8 Motel (865 Highway 62 East), Comfort Inn Mountain Home (1031 Highland Circle).

    Courts: County Offices – District Court (301 East 6th Street), Municipal Court Small Claims (301 East 6th Street).

    Baxter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) – Moderate Potential

    Air pollution and air quality trends
    (lower is better)

    Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

    40.9

    Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m 3 ] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

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