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Mountain Home, Arkansas
Mountain Home is located at 36°20'10" North, 92°22'56" West (36.336248, -92.382279)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 11,012 people, 5,175 households, and 3,151 families residing in the city. The population density is 400.0/km² (1,035.7/mi²). There are 5,612 housing units at an average density of 203.8/km² (527.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.69% White, 0.18% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 5,175 households out of which 19.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% are married couples living together, 9.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% are non-families. 36.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.02 and the average family size is 2.59.
In the city the population is spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 36.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 53 years. For every 100 females there are 78.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $26,869, and the median income for a family is $34,895. Males have a median income of $26,800 versus $19,702 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,789. 10.6% of the population and 7.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.6% of those under the age of 18 and 7.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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