Mountain Home is the county seat of Elmore County, Idaho, the latter of which is named after the Ida Elmore mines. Originally established as a stagecoach stop, Mountain Home’s population has grown to just over 14,000 as of the 2010 census.
Mountain Home’s Demographics
Data collected during the 2010 census showed that Mountain Home is:
- 83% white
- 3% African-American
- 3% Asian
- 1% Native American and
- 12% Hispanic or Latino.
- 28% of Mountain Home’s residents are under the age of 18, with less than 10% aged 65 or older.
- Overall, Mountain Home is 51% male and 49% female.
Education in Mountain Home
Mountain Home boasts several elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. West Elementary School; Stephensen Elementary School; Pine Elementary School; North Elementary School; East Elementary School; Hacker Middle School; Mountain Home Junior High School; Mountain Home High School; and Bennett Mountain High School are all located in Mountain Home.
Helping Good People in Bad Situations
For over 25 years, Bird Law Offices has represented clients facing criminal charges throughout the state of Idaho. Serving the entire state of Idaho — particularly Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Blackfoot, Pocatello, Twin Falls, and Mountain Home — attorney Ron Tyler Bird, Esq. deals exclusively in criminal defense cases and is committed to protecting your rights and freedom.