Mountain Home, Arkansas Population 2020

12,531
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Mountain Home is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 12,531, it is the 31st largest city in Arkansas and the 2629th largest city in the United States. Mountain Home is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,448 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Mountain Home has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain Home is $53,803 with a poverty rate of 11.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $672 per month, and the median house value is $122,200. The median age in Mountain Home is 50.3 years, 45.1 years for males, and 53.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.4 males.

Mountain Home Demographics

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

  • White: 98.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.32%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mountain Home, Arkansas is 12,531, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,457.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,448.

Mountain Home, Arkansas Population 2020

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202042,2253030.72%
201941,9223030.72%
201841,6193030.73%
201741,3161770.43%
201641,13930.01%
201541,1362520.61%
201440,884-100-0.24%
201340,984-98-0.24%
201241,082-265-0.65%
201141,347-164-0.40%
201041,5110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,06098.02%
Two or More Races1631.32%
Some Other Race330.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.15%
Asian150.12%
Black or African American130.11%
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Mountain Home Population Pyramid 2020

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Mountain Home Median Age

50.3


Total

45.1


Male

53.9


Female

Mountain Home Adults

There are 10,139 adults, (3,915 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Home.

Mountain Home Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

62.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Home Sex Ratio

Female

6,784

55.14%

Male

5,519

44.86%

Mountain Home Households and Families

Mountain Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountain Home Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.1%30.9%
All59.4%40.6%
Male59.3%40.7%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Female37.5%62.5%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9262.0259.4
Married2,7012.6569.1
Non Family2,5331.1154.1
Female5842.9337.5
Male1082.659.3

2.6

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mountain Home Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2362.52%
9th to 12th Grade6717.16%
High School Graduate3,02832.31%
Some College2,79729.84%
Associates Degree8969.56%
Bachelors Degree1,19512.75%
Graduate Degree5495.86%
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Mountain Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9908,1531,681
Hispanic2872188
Multiple Races494944
Other Race27
Native American191911
Asian1515
Black1211

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 multiple races people with a rate of 89.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,854$34,105$25,586
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,759$32,670$23,644
Some College$27,425$40,021$22,114
Bachelors Degree$40,457$62,790$38,750
Graduate Degree$56,477$$49,625

$28,854

Average Earnings

$34,105

Average Male

$25,586

Average Female

Mountain Home Language

Mountain Home Language by Age

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Mountain Home Language

98.23% of Mountain Home residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Mountain Home Poverty

Mountain Home Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3041,34811.92%
Multiple1632213.50%
Hispanic346123.47%
Black7342.86%

11.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.51%

Male Poverty Rate

10.16%

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 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.60%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.06%
High School11.20%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed63.27%
Female Unemployed39.19%
Male Employed7.84%
Female Employed6.29%

Mountain Home Income

Mountain Home Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,130$53,803
Families$49,980$71,218
Married Families$54,444-
Non Families$23,802$30,019
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Mountain Home Marital Status

Mountain Home Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 Veterans

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1,577

Number of Veterans

1,398

Male Veterans

179

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam480
Second Gulf War349
First Gulf War259
Korea191
World War II98
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Age Group Veterans
75+561
65 to 74310
18 to 34277
35 to 54223
55 to 64206
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,54215.44%
Hispanic9632.76%
2 or More2028.17%
Indian1157.89%
Black433.33%

Mountain Home Veterans by Education

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8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Home Employment Status

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49.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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36.75%

Born in Arkansas

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.97% of Mountain Home residents were born in the United States, with 36.75% having been born in Arkansas. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,531370.30%
201912,494370.30%
201812,4571371.11%
201712,320370.30%
201612,283130.11%
201512,270510.42%
201412,21980.07%
201312,211-70-0.57%
201212,281-106-0.86%
201112,387-67-0.54%
201012,4541,4421.24%
200011,0121,9852.01%
19909,0279611.13%
19808,0664,1307.44%
19703,9360.00%