Mills County Profile

Why Mills County?

  • We understand the need for a positive ROI
  • High growth area with projections of over 1 million by 2023
  • World class transportation access via multiple modes
  • Master planned development sites ready for growth
  • Families have safe opportunities for fun and growth

Overview

Mills County is located in Southwest Iowa. The county is bordered by the Missouri River and the Omaha, Nebraska metropolitan area on the west, Pottawattamie County to the north, Montgomery County to the east, and Fremont County  the south. The beautiful Loess Hills run through the western part of the county. Interstate 29 and Highway 34 intersect near Glenwood and Pacific Junction. Approximately 11,000 of the 15,021 population live within the western section of the county. To learn more about Mills County please visit:

Statistics

The average daily temperature in Mills County is 19° in January and 76° in July, along with an average annual precipitation of 32 inches of rainfall and 18 inches of snowfall. According to the 2011 Iowa Health Fact Book, there are 10 physicians and 3 dentists in the county. There are also currently 33 churches in Mills County, which can be found here.  

Demographics

Total Population

15,337

Households

5,629

Median Age

42

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Housing

Total Housing Units

5,629

Owner Occupied

4,436

Renter Occupied

1,193

Vacant

522

Median Home Value

$181,186


Average Home Value

$206,768

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Income

Median Household

2016

$64,310

2021

$75,813

Average Household

2016

$76,370

2021

$83,426

Per Capita

2016

$28,617

2021

$31,074

Cost of living

91.10%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

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Commute

Average Commute Time

25 min.

Drive Alone

5,807

Carpooled

648

Public

119

Work At Home

274

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02

Workforce

Workers 16+

7,098

Graduates

High School

3,193

Associates

995

Bacehlor's

1,806

Graduate

941

Total Employed

4,966

Total Businesses

562

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

20

Employed

46

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

1

Employed

4

Construction

Businesses

47

Employed

223

Manufacturing

Businesses

14

Employed

259

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

27

Employed

219

Source:

ESRI, 2017-03-02