Income/capita 21%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 49%
IndexMountain HomeArkansasNational
Income per capita$23,555$23,401$29,829
Median household income$36,273$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,609$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,362$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$28,368$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$20,810$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mountain Home is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mountain Home is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mountain Home is 49% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mountain Home is 15% lower than the national average

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      Mountain Home employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.5%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector25.5%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%7.1%
      Wholesale & retail services22.8%11.6%
      Public administration0.9%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.5%
      Education, health & social services11.3%47.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Midway town, AR380$51,6077%
      Briarcliff, AR235$46,56316%
      Lakeview, AR774$39,79228%
      Gassville, AR2,422$39,09729%
      Bull Shoals, AR2,311$36,20035%
      Mountain Home, AR12,312$36,27334%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lumberton, TX12,306$65,15118%
      Marion, AR12,323$67,17821%
      Channahon, IL12,329$89,95763%
      Patchogue, NY12,293$70,29827%
      Bayou Blue, LA12,333$56,2112%
      Mountain Home, AR12,312$36,27334%
      Source: The Mountain Home, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).