Mountain Home, AR

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2020 Population
12,463
0.565% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
46.4
1.07% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12%
17.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$40,351
0.141% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$129,300
2.54% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
5,055
4.01% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Mountain Home, AR had a population of 12.5k people with a median age of 46.4 and a median household income of $40,351. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mountain Home, AR grew from 12,393 to 12,463, a 0.565% increase and its median household income declined from $40,408 to $40,351, a −0.141% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mountain Home, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.56%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.618%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.57%).

None of the households in Mountain Home, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Mountain Home, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mountain Home, AR are Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (505 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Mountain Home, AR was $129,300, and the homeownership rate was 60%.

Most people in Mountain Home, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 10.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mountain Home, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Mountain Home, AR is home to a population of 12.5k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.51% of Mountain Home, AR residents were born outside of the country (188 people).

In 2020, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in Mountain Home, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 351 White (Hispanic) and 319 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Mountain Home, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Mountain Home, AR was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mountain Home, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 312
  2. White (Hispanic)
    351 ± 162
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    319 ± 245
3.19%
Hispanic Population
398 people

In 2020, there were 33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in Mountain Home, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 351 White (Hispanic) and 319 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.19% of the people in Mountain Home, AR are hispanic (398 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mountain Home, AR as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,610 ± 6,079 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,219 ± 2,921 people
  3. India
    8,923 ± 2,316 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,610 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,219 and India with 8,923.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
188 people
2.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
282 people

As of 2020, 1.51% of Mountain Home, AR residents (188 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mountain Home, AR was 2.28%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    519 ± 243
  2. Vietnam
    305 ± 121
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    187 ± 155

Mountain Home, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Mountain Home, AR employs 5.06k people. The largest industries in Mountain Home, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (966 people), Retail Trade (920 people), and Manufacturing (913 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($92,167), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,500), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($42,063).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,744. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.06k
2020 Value
± 612
−4.01%
1 Year decline
± 17.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mountain Home, AR declined at a rate of −4.01%, from 5.27k employees to 5.06k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mountain Home, AR, are Production Occupations (692 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (559 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (546 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mountain Home, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.06k
2020 Value
± 612
−4.01%
1 Year decline
± 17.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mountain Home, AR declined at a rate of −4.01%, from 5.27k employees to 5.06k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mountain Home, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (966 people), Retail Trade (920 people), and Manufacturing (913 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mountain Home, AR, though some of these residents may live in Mountain Home, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$33,750
Median earning men ± $5,395
$26,659
Median earning women ± $4,780

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,071), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,125), and Public Administration ($45,795).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,813), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,703), and Manufacturing ($30,119).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $14.2B
  2. $13.7B
  3. $9.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $14.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($13.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arkansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$144B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
87.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $144B. This is expected to increase 87.8% to $271B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arkansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.8B
  2. $6.92B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.8B, followed by Mississippi with $6.92B and Oklahoma and $5.91B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arkansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arkansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Mountain Home, AR awarded 505 degrees. The student population of Mountain Home, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 503 male students and 768 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mountain Home, AR are White (459 and 90.9%), followed by Two or More Races (19 and 3.76%), Hispanic or Latino (16 and 3.17%), and Black or African American (3 and 0.594%).

The largest universities in Mountain Home, AR by number of degrees awarded are Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (505 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mountain Home, AR are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (62 and 12.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (55 and 10.9%), and Welding Technology (44 and 8.71%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,271 students enrolled in Mountain Home, AR, 39.6% men and 60.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,158 records, of which 59.6% were women and 40.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 55 degree-majors awarded
  2. 31 degree-majors awarded
  3. 22 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mountain Home, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 55 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Mountain Home, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
505 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arkansas State University-Mountain Home with 505 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 207 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mountain Home, AR, which is 0.695 times less than the 298 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 459 degrees mean that there were 24.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,352) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($552) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (800k), Some college (553k), and Secondary Education (375k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Mountain Home, AR was $129,300 in 2020, which is 0.563 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $126,100 to $129,300, a 2.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Mountain Home, AR is 60%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Mountain Home, AR have an average commute time of 10.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mountain Home, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mountain Home, AR is $40,351. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Mountain Home, AR was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $51,250, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $44,664 and $42,175.

Property

$129,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,374
$3,575
Median Property Taxes
±$456

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mountain Home, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mountain Home, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

60%
Homeownership
2020
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 60% of the housing units in Mountain Home, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9507
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mountain Home, AR was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $51,250, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $44,664 and $42,175.

The following map shows all of the places in Mountain Home, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$40,351
Median Household Income
± $3,721
5.96k
Number of Households
± 643

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.96k households in Mountain Home, AR declined from $40,351 from the previous year's value of $40,408.

The following chart displays the households in Mountain Home, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mountain Home, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.48%)

In 2020, 79.1% of workers in Mountain Home, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (4.48%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

10.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mountain Home, AR have a shorter commute time (10.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Mountain Home, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mountain Home, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mountain Home, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mountain Home, AR (1.45k out of 12.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mountain Home, AR is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.9% of the population of Mountain Home, AR has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 20.8% on Medicare, 17.7% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arkansas was $7,408 in 2014. This is a 6.91% increase from the previous year ($6,929).

Primary care physicians in Baxter County, AR see 1343 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.675% increase from the previous year (1334 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1906 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 361 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arkansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,343 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baxter County, AR

Primary care physicians in Baxter County, AR see an average of 1,343 patients per year. This represents a 0.675% increase from the previous year (1,334 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baxter County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arkansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 31.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.05%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
20.8%
Medicare
17.7%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mountain Home, AR grew by 9.01% from 4.64% to 5.05%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mountain Home, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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