The City of Mountain Home had a population of 14,690 as of July 1, 2020. Mountain Home ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Mountain Home is located at latitude 43.1329 and longitude -115.6912 in Elmore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain Home encompass a land area of 6.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Elmore County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,146 feet.
The City of Mountain Home (GNIS ID: 2411185) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mountain Home is located within Mountain Home Division of Elmore County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mountain Home: Tuttville.
|Total Population||14,690 (100%)|
|Population in Households||14,573 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||11,665 (79.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||117 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$51,416|
|Average Household Income||$64,940|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,936|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,393 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,160 (49.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,721 (42.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||512 ( 8.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$149,591|
|Average Home Value||$196,622|
|Housing Affordability Index3||202|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.59%|
|Per Capita Income||1.89%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.5%|
The table below compares Mountain Home to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 18||93rd|
|Population Density||# 24||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 106||54th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 183||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 90||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 56||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.