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Mountain Home Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Mountain Home Area is 26,349. The Mountain Home Area population density is 8.50 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 19.14 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Mountain Home Area is white, which represent 84.52% of the total population. The average Mountain Home Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,349. #799

Population Density, #847

Mountain Home Area
8.50 per square mile
19.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:22,271 (84.52%, #500)
Black:587 (2.23%, #550)
Hispanic:4,186 (15.89%, #168)
Asian:809 (3.07%, #112)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):473 (1.80%, #124)
One Race, Other:1,241 (4.71%, see rank)
Two or More Races:968 (3.67%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,855 (92.09%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:71 (1.70%, see rank)
Cuban:48 (1.15%, see rank)
Central American:4 (0.10%, see rank)
South American:27 (0.65%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:50 (6.18%, see rank)
Chinese:125 (15.45%, see rank)
Filipino:109 (13.47%, see rank)
Japanese:37 (4.57%, see rank)
Korean:33 (4.08%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:455 (56.24%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

23,545 (89.36%) out of the total population of 26,349 reported first ancestry.

 Mountain Home Area% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech900.34%, see rank0.42%0.47%
Danish1630.62%, see rank2.07%0.42%
Dutch3531.34%, see rank2.05%1.40%
English2,5709.75%, see rank15.96%8.02%
French6902.62%, see rank3.11%3.34%
German3,80414.44%, see rank18.13%15.03%
Greek520.20%, see rank0.25%0.41%
Hungarian1280.49%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish2,71310.30%, see rank9.45%10.80%
Italian1,1644.42%, see rank3.14%5.52%
Norwegian5111.94%, see rank3.17%1.42%
Polish4471.70%, see rank1.26%3.01%
Portuguese1080.41%, see rank0.41%0.44%
Russian670.25%, see rank0.52%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1600.61%, see rank1.08%0.99%
Scottish6392.43%, see rank3.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African590.22%, see rank0.19%0.95%
Swedish5652.14%, see rank2.78%1.27%
Swiss1130.43%, see rank0.73%0.30%
Ukrainian420.16%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American1,7476.63%, see rank9.60%7.12%
Welsh1520.58%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 13,579 (51.54%, see rank)
Females: 12,770 (48.46%, see rank)

Mountain Home Area
Male: 51.54%
Female: 48.46%
Male: 50.12%
Female: 49.88%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Mountain Home Area
30.70 years old
35.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Mountain Home Area
29.90 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Mountain Home Area
31.40 years old
36.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Mountain Home Area% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Under 5 years2,2448.52%, see rank7.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,0377.73%, see rank7.53%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8166.89%, see rank7.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,7736.73%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,72610.35%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,17715.85%, see rank13.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,99311.36%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,07311.66%, see rank12.71%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,5029.50%, see rank11.98%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,8076.86%, see rank7.76%7.64%
75 to 84 8633.28%, see rank3.98%4.25%
85 years and over3381.28%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Mountain Home AreaIdahoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population15,753, 100%1,015,487209,056,129
Less Than High School2,354, 14.94%, see rank10.86%13.67%
High School Graduate4,748, 30.14%, see rank27.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,976, 37.94%, see rank35.99%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,708, 10.84%, see rank17.40%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree967, 6.14%, see rank8.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.02, see rank13.5413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Mountain Home Area IdahoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten94988.72%11.28%69.82%30.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,03598.48%, see rank1.52%, see rank93.21%6.79%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,32690.20%, see rank9.80%, see rank93.75%6.25%90.60%9.40%
College1,26480.30%, see rank19.70%, see rank77.09%22.91%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School33644.64%, see rank55.36%, see rank75.49%24.51%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Mountain Home AreaIdahoU.S.
Total Households9,682, 100%585,259116,211,092
Average Household Size2.64, see rank2.682.63
1 Person Households2,312, 23.88%, see rank24.37%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,370, 76.12%, see rank75.63%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,886, 71.12%, see rank69.49%66.22%
Average Family Size3.23, see rank3.293.32
Married-Couple Family5,703, 58.90%, see rank55.52%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,796, 28.88%, see rank30.51%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Mountain Home Area%IdahoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,252see rank1,240,567252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,506100%, see rank617,796123,281,364
Never Married2,92027.79%, see rank29.08%35.77%
Married6,48361.71%, see rank57.45%52.04%
Widowed2952.81%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced8087.69%, see rank11.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,746100%, see rank622,771129,692,771
Never Married1,94419.95%, see rank22.66%29.48%
Married5,83359.85%, see rank56.33%49.19%
Widowed7677.87%, see rank7.85%9.16%
Divorced1,20212.33%, see rank13.16%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Mountain Home Area%IdahoU.S.
Native23,79290.30%, see rank94.02%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence8,49832.25%, see rank47.13%58.73%
Born in Different State14,61155.45%, see rank45.96%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6832.59%, see rank0.93%1.42%
Foreign Born2,5579.70%, see rank5.98%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,0403.95%, see rank2.14%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5175.76%, see rank3.84%7.09%
Born In Europe4331.64%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia6652.52%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa540.20%, see rank0.16%0.55%
Born In Oceania220.08%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,3104.97%, see rank3.63%6.83%
Born In Northern America730.28%, see rank0.32%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Mountain Home Area%IdahoU.S.
English8,23085.00%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish8678.95%, see rank7.89%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2242.31%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2903.00%, see rank1.07%3.36%
Other710.73%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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