Mountain Home, Arkansas Population 2021

12,771
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Mountain Home is a city located in Baxter County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Baxter County. With a 2020 population of 12,771, it is the 31st largest city in Arkansas and the 2593rd largest city in the United States . Mountain Home is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 2.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,448 in 2010. Mountain Home reached it's highest population of 12,771 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Mountain Home has a population density of 1,073 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain Home is $58,396 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $126,100. The median age in Mountain Home is 46.9 years, 38.3 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Mountain Home Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mountain Home was:

  • White: 98.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Home, Arkansas is 12,771 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,468.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,448.

Mountain Home, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202142,5483080.72%
202042,2403080.73%
201941,9323080.73%
201841,6243160.76%
201741,3081770.43%
201641,131-7-0.02%
201541,1382500.61%
201440,888-95-0.23%
201340,983-97-0.24%
201241,080-269-0.65%
201141,349-161-0.39%
201041,5100.00%

Mountain Home Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,14798.02%
Two or More Races1511.22%
Asian500.40%
Some Other Race280.23%
Black or African American90.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.06%
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Mountain Home Population by Race

Mountain Home Population Pyramid $2021

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Mountain Home Median Age

46.9


Total

38.3


Male

51.3


Female

Mountain Home Adults

There are 10,158 adults, (3,570 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Home.

Mountain Home Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Home Sex Ratio

Female

6,620

53.42%

Male

5,773

46.58%

Mountain Home Population by Age

Mountain Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountain Home Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
Male61.6%38.4%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female50.1%49.9%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mountain Home Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8512.0760.5
Married2,6732.871.5
Non Family2,6261.1450.8
Female4272.9150.1
Male1252.9361.6

2.74

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Mountain Home Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2672.87%
9th to 12th Grade7898.48%
High School Graduate3,05032.79%
Some College2,73129.36%
Associates Degree8158.76%
Bachelors Degree1,12212.06%
Graduate Degree5295.69%
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Mountain Home Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8347,8561,548
Hispanic32124453
2+ Races828242
Asian5050
Other Race26
Black87
Native American888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mountain Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,776$33,620$25,811
Less Than 9th Grade$19,487$25,911$7,802
High School Graduate$21,932$21,959$21,906
Some College$28,912$36,964$22,284
Bachelors Degree$39,097$63,485$32,738
Graduate Degree$73,021$118,214$62,760

$29,776

Average Earnings

$33,620

Average Male

$25,811

Average Female

Mountain Home Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Home Language by Age

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Mountain Home Language

97.84% of Mountain Home residents speak only English, while 2.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Mountain Home Language

Mountain Home Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2971,21610.76%
Hispanic48991.84%
Black7342.86%

10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

9.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Home is Black, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Home is Hispanic, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.00%.

Mountain Home Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.46%
High School8.54%
Some College7.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Mountain Home Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.46%
Female Unemployed23.93%
Female Employed6.30%
Male Employed5.99%

Mountain Home Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Home Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,408$58,396
Families$50,700$77,953
Married Families$55,188-
Non Families$25,119$33,867
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Income by Household Type

Mountain Home Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Home Married by Age and Sex

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Mountain Home Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mountain Home Marital Status by Race

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Mountain Home Marital Status

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1,468

Number of Veterans

1,325

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam420
Second Gulf War374
First Gulf War228
Korea216
World War II69

Mountain Home Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+512
65 to 74315
18 to 34295
35 to 54198
55 to 64148

Mountain Home Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,44414.47%
Hispanic6215.90%
2+ Races1214.63%
Native American8100.00%
Black450.00%

Mountain Home Veterans by Race

Mountain Home Veterans by Education

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7.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Home Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Home Employment by Age

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Mountain Home Employment by Race

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Mountain Home Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.71%

Born in Mountain Home

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Mountain Home residents were born in the United States, with 39.71% having been born in Arkansas. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mountain Home Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,7711010.80%
202012,6701010.80%
201912,5691010.81%
201812,4681431.16%
201712,325370.30%
201612,288110.09%
201512,277520.43%
201412,225100.08%
201312,215-70-0.57%
201212,285-105-0.85%
201112,390-64-0.51%
201012,4541,4421.24%
200011,0121,9852.01%
19909,0279611.13%
19808,0664,1307.44%
19703,9360.00%

Mountain Home Population by Year