Malvern

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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.


Malvern

Population

Total Population

1,049

Population
Growth Rate

-0.88%

Median Age

43

Diversity Index

7.600

Housing & Income

Households

401

Total Housing Units

502


Owner Occupied

282

Renter Occupied

118

Vacant

101

Median Home Value

$145,522


Average Home Value

$157,535

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.88%


Per Capita Income

1.73%

Income Projection

Median Household

$67,369 $76,483


Average Household

$78,071 $85,514


Per Capita

$29,979 $32,661

Workforce

Total Businesses

39

Total Employed

176

Workers 16+

468

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

4

Employed

32

2020 Finance/Insurance Businesses

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Businesses

5

Employed

32

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

2

Employed

28

2020 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

2

Employed

27

2020 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

2

Employed

27

2020 Central Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn

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Businesses

2

Employed

26

Some
High School

50

Graduated
High School

214

Associates
Degree

81

Bachelor's
Degree

98

Graduate
Degree

49

Average Commute Time

29 min.



Resident Commuters

223

Non-Resident Commuters

116

Drive Alone

392

Carpooled

45

Public

3

Work At Home

9

Business Climate

The City of Malvern is a small town with vision! The aggressive business community includes many service and human service oriented shops and businesses. The Classic Café, Mulholland Grocery, and Moreau’s Backerei pull patrons and visitors to Malvern.  The Wabash Trace goes through Malvern bringing thousands of riders through town each year. Other recreational opportunities include the Fairview Hills Golf Course and the Malvern Municipal Swimming Pool. Malvern is the home to the Mills County Fair held annually each July.