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Mountain Home
  • Town in Arkansas

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Mountain Home is a town in Arkansas with a population of 12,722. Mountain Home is in Baxter County. Living in Mountain Home offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Mountain Home and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Mountain Home are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$733
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    110.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    86.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    268.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,441.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    174.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    28%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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