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Mountain Home is a city in Baxter County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Mountain Home is 36.335N. The longitude is -92.385W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 817 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,405.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,869
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mountain Home demographic reports
Mountain Home is in the Ozark Mountain region, near the Missouri border.
Home of the Crowley quadruplets. When their mother died in 1998, the townspeople pitched in to help raise the children.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Baxter County Fair - Sept. 11-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mountain Home web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Rapps Barren Settlement
Colleges and universities: Arkansas State University - Mountain Home, Georgia Perimeter College - Rockdale Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mountain Home demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Baxter County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72653 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Mountain Home residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mountain Home ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mountain Home was $16,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Mountain Home residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Mountain Home festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mountain Home, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $666.


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Libraries in Mountain Home include Baxter County Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Mountain Home include Baxter Bulletin

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Politics

Baxter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mountain Home political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Mountain Home workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mountain Home between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Mountain Home include Best Western Carriage Inn, Comfort Inn Mountain Home, Days Inn Mountain Home, Executive Inn of Mountain Home, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Ramada Inn, Super 8 Mountain Home.

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