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The City of Malvern is located in South Central Mills County. Malvern is 22 minutes southeast of the Omaha/Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area and just 15 minutes from Offutt/SAC Airforce Base.

Business Climate

The City of Malvern is one of Iowa’s premier small towns offering the best of quality family life along with the right mix for vibrant and successful business climate.   This community has a positive vision and a can do attitude! The pro-growth leadership has resulted in a business community offering the best in restaurants and entertainment along with a great mix of professional services and specialty shops and attractions. The Classic Cafe, Mulholland Grocery, and Moreau’s Backerei draw patrons and visitors from well over 70 miles away.  If quality foods and dining experiences are what you seek, look no further as Malvern is a happening place!  Add a bicycle ride or hike along Iowa’s oldest and most beautiful trail - The Wabash Trace, and you have a weekend full of fun times, great memories, and family and friends begging you to schedule your next trip to Malvern.  The Wabash Trace runs a 63 mile route from Council Bluffs to the Missouri border bringing thousands of riders through town. The community has many special events throughout the year featuring arts, entertainment, and specialty bike rides.  Other recreational opportunities include the Fairview Hills Golf Course and the Malvern Municipal Aquatic Center. Malvern is home to the annual Mills County Fair and offers a world class venue within the fair grounds for weddings, large receptions, and special events.


Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
Malvern1,2021,1481,0491,023

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4886766
5-9647267
10-14756874
15-191045064
20-24435642
25-29548852
30-34664782
35-39754643
40-44595545
45-49826956
50-54956668
55-59847460
60-64827773
65-69387067
70-74436363
75-79343254
80-84262523
85+362423
18+852809773
Median Age404342

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Race

Malvern2020
Total1,049.000
White Alone97.040
Black Alone0.380
American Indian Alone0.760
Asian Alone0.190
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.100
Two or More Races1.530
Hispanic Origin0.950
Diversity Index7.600

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Growth Rate

Malvern2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population-1%-1%
Households-1%-1%
Families-1%-1%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households458439401389
Housing Units491502502502
Owner Occupied Units282273
Renter Occupied Units118116
Vacant Units101113

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Home Value

Malvern20202025
Median Home Value$145,522$163,487
Average Home Value$157,535$172,909
<$50,0002119
$50,000 - $99,9995943
$100,000 - $149,9996755
$150,000 - $199,9997476
$200,000 - $249,9994051
$250,000 - $299,9991218
$300,000 - $399,999610
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +33

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200922
1990-199920
1980-198914
1970-197979
1960-196934
1950-195928
1940-194923
1939 or Before209

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Income
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Income

Malvern20202025
Median Household$67,369$76,483
Average Household$78,071$85,514
Per Capita$29,979$32,661

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Household Income Base

Malvern2020
<$15,00030
$15,000 - $24,99931
$25,000 - $34,99935
$35,000 - $49,99958
$50,000 - $74,99961
$75,000 - $99,99975
$100,000 - $149,99989
$150,000 - $199,9998
$200,000+14

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+468
In-County Residents223
Out-of-County Residents116
Drive Alone392
Carpooled45
Public Transport3
Work at Home9
Less than 5 minutes42
5-9 minutes41
10-14 minutes12
15-19 minutes58
20-24 minutes49
25-29 minutes10
30-34 minutes60
35-39 minutes40
40-44 minutes49
45-59 minutes58
60-89 minutes32
90+ minutes8
Average Travel Time29

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees176
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing3
Wholesale Trade8
  
Retail Trade32
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip1
Food & Beverage Stores28
Health/Pers Care Stores3
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse12
Information5
  
Finance & Insurance32
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn26
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other6
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing7
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv7
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services0
HealthCare/Social Assist24
Arts/Entertainment/Rec5
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs27
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places27
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin13
Auto Repair/Maintenance3
Public Administration Emp1

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

Malvern2020
Some High School50
Graduated High School214
Associates Degree81
Bachelor's Degree98
Graduate Degree49

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses39
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus1
Wholesale Trade Bus1
  
Retail Trade Bus4
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus1
Food & Beverage Stores Bus2
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus1
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus2
Information Bus2
  
Finance & Insurance Bus5
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus2
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus3
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus2
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus3
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus0
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus4
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus2
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus2
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus2
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus7
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus2
Public Administration Bus1

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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