Mountain Home, Idaho Population 2020

15,239
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Mountain Home is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 15,239, it is the 18th largest city in Idaho and the 2280th largest city in the United States. Mountain Home is currently growing at a rate of 2.65% annually and its population has increased by 7.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,206 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Mountain Home has a population density of 2,515 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain Home is $58,532 with a poverty rate of 15.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $135,400. The median age in Mountain Home is 31.3 years, 30.6 years for males, and 31.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.6 males.

Mountain Home Demographics

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

  • White: 86.73%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Black or African American: 3.04%
  • Asian: 2.39%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Mountain Home, Idaho is 15,239, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,451.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,206.

Mountain Home, Idaho Population 2020

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,1774591.63%
201927,7184591.66%
201827,2594591.68%
201726,8007162.67%
201626,0842881.10%
201525,796-430-1.67%
201426,226-39-0.15%
201326,265-22-0.08%
201226,287700.27%
201126,217-903-3.44%
201027,1200.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,14086.73%
Two or More Races7295.21%
Black or African American4263.04%
Asian3352.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native1791.28%
Some Other Race1511.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.27%
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Mountain Home Population Pyramid 2020

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Mountain Home Median Age

31.3


Total

30.6


Male

31.8


Female

Mountain Home Adults

There are 10,267 adults, (1,722 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Home.

Mountain Home Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Home Sex Ratio

Female

6,776

48.41%

Male

7,222

51.59%

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
Married71.8%28.2%
Male63.6%36.4%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Female34%66%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4972.5156.9
Married2,7313.2171.8
Non Family1,8921.2540.4
Female5202.9334
Male3543.1463.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mountain Home Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3263.79%
9th to 12th Grade4915.71%
High School Graduate2,70731.46%
Some College2,68131.16%
Associates Degree1,03612.04%
Bachelors Degree99411.55%
Graduate Degree3704.30%
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Mountain Home Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7796,3151,214
Hispanic80661369
Black339273
Asian26225063
Multiple Races25623818
Native American13571
Other Race5545
Islander3838

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.05%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,953$40,404$20,322
Less Than High School$20,990$29,107$11,719
High School Grad$24,661$33,227$17,882
Some College$36,709$40,862$21,762
Bachelors Degree$35,891$52,616$20,114
Graduate Degree$60,598$75,972$57,014

$33,953

Average Earnings

$40,404

Average Male

$20,322

Average Female

Mountain Home Language

Mountain Home Language by Age

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Mountain Home Language

88.97% of Mountain Home residents speak only English, while 11.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.87% of the population.

Mountain Home Poverty

Mountain Home Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,0701,41614.06%
Hispanic1,85343323.37%
Multiple72015221.11%
Native15510567.74%
Other1457652.41%
Asian335308.96%

15.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Home is Native, with 67.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Home is Asian, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.68%
High School14.79%
Some College10.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.70%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.86%
Female Employed16.15%
Male Employed7.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mountain Home Income

Mountain Home Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,615$58,532
Families$58,345$65,798
Married Families$62,869-
Non Families$31,727$41,532
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Mountain Home Marital Status

Mountain Home Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mountain Home Marital Status by Race

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Mountain Home Veterans

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2,068

Number of Veterans

1,732

Male Veterans

336

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,014
First Gulf War842
Vietnam513
Korea84
World War II15
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54742
18 to 34442
55 to 64352
65 to 74299
75+233
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,89023.15%
Hispanic12311.12%
2 or More6420.71%
Black6125.96%
Asian3915.42%
Other149.93%

Mountain Home Veterans by Education

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6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Home Employment Status

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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32.68%

Born in Idaho

92.16%

Native Born

7.84%

Foreign Born

4.50%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.16% of Mountain Home residents were born in the United States, with 32.68% having been born in Idaho. 4.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,2393942.65%
201914,8453942.73%
201814,4512361.66%
201714,2153942.85%
201613,8211501.10%
201513,671-182-1.31%
201413,853370.27%
201313,81690.07%
201213,807310.23%
201113,776-496-3.48%
201014,2723,1292.51%
200011,1433,2303.48%
19907,9133730.48%
19807,5401,0891.57%
19706,4514670.75%
19605,9844,7848.37%
19401,2000.00%