Silver City

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 2017 Iowa Health Fact Book, there are 8 physicians and 5 dentists in the county. There are also currently 33 churches in Mills County, which can be found here.  

Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
Mills County14,54715,05915,58015,779

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4958888876
5-91,055955949
10-141,0981,0001,045
15-191,050957949
20-24615792695
25-29749948798
30-348287811,002
35-39933848839
40-44978917910
45-491,2201,007954
50-541,2921,0461,016
55-591,2081,2261,028
60-641,0521,2361,170
65-696201,0641,138
70-74484861992
75-79352475758
80-84292304369
85+275275291
18+11,24012,12512,300
Median Age414344

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Race

Mills County2020
Total15,580.000
White Alone95.840
Black Alone0.730
American Indian Alone0.620
Asian Alone0.450
Pacific Islander Alone0.100
Some Other Race0.820
Two or More Races1.440
Hispanic Origin3.400
Diversity Index14.200

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Growth Rate

Mills County2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households5,3245,6055,8265,904
Housing Units5,6716,1096,3686,466
Owner Occupied Units4,4304,511
Renter Occupied Units1,3961,393
Vacant Units542562

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Home Value

Mills County20202025
Median Home Value$181,458$212,148
Average Home Value$217,489$239,814
<$50,000201171
$50,000 - $99,999621472
$100,000 - $149,999901738
$150,000 - $199,999782728
$200,000 - $249,999545603
$250,000 - $299,999541663
$300,000 - $399,999512731
$400,000 - $499,999169225
$500,000 - $749,99983103
$1,000,000 +1413

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later33
2000-2009803
1990-1999876
1980-1989391
1970-19791,077
1960-1969601
1950-1959300
1940-1949258
1939 or Before1,750

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Income
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Income

Mills County20202025
Median Household$66,689$71,514
Average Household$80,130$87,128
Per Capita$30,315$32,947

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Household Income Base

Mills County2020
<$15,000416
$15,000 - $24,999471
$25,000 - $34,999539
$35,000 - $49,999692
$50,000 - $74,9991,068
$75,000 - $99,999935
$100,000 - $149,9991,177
$150,000 - $199,999351
$200,000+177

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+7,354
In-County Residents3,359
Out-of-County Residents1,825
Drive Alone6,238
Carpooled423
Public Transport162
Work at Home312
Less than 5 minutes424
5-9 minutes1,096
10-14 minutes790
15-19 minutes828
20-24 minutes625
25-29 minutes536
30-34 minutes1,038
35-39 minutes358
40-44 minutes391
45-59 minutes654
60-89 minutes219
90+ minutes83
Average Travel Time24

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees4,339
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt34
Mining0
Utilities54
Construction230
Manufacturing55
Wholesale Trade119
  
Retail Trade555
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers63
Furn & Home Furnish Str1
Electronics & Appl Store1
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip25
Food & Beverage Stores306
Health/Pers Care Stores25
Gasoline Stations53
Clothing/Accessory Store13
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music8
General Merchandise Str19
Misc Store Retailers39
Nonstore Retailers2
  
Transportation/Warehouse291
Information128
  
Finance & Insurance116
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn79
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv5
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other32
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing62
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv125
Legal Services25
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises37
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt45
Educational Services480
HealthCare/Social Assist1,081
Arts/Entertainment/Rec83
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs216
Accommodation26
Food Srv/Drinking Places190
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin325
Auto Repair/Maintenance49
Public Administration Emp285

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

Mills County2020
Some High School496
Graduated High School3,312
Associates Degree1,386
Bachelor's Degree1,949
Graduate Degree759

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses477
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus17
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus2
Construction Bus40
Manufacturing Bus11
Wholesale Trade Bus20
  
Retail Trade Bus71
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus11
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus1
Electronics & Appl Store Bus1
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus7
Food & Beverage Stores Bus11
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus6
Gasoline Stations Bus7
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus1
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus5
General Merchandise Str Bus5
Misc Store Retailers Bus9
Nonstore Retailers Bus7
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus18
Information Bus14
  
Finance & Insurance Bus25
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus9
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus3
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus13
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus12
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus30
Legal Services Bus8
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus2
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus9
Educational Services Bus13
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus27
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus12
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus19
Accommodation Bus3
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus16
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus68
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus15
Public Administration Bus42

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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