Mills County Profile

Glenwood is the county seat of Mills County, Iowa USA.  The community has a population of 5,358 with an additional 3,000 living just beyond the city limits in the contiguous unincorporated area of Mills County.  The community is a dynamic welcoming community for work and play while offering a beautiful setting within the internationally known Loess Hills.

The community is passionate about public safety, quality schools, profitable business climate, and a welcoming community attitude towards new citizens and businesses.  With great festivals like Blues, Brews, & BBQ on the 4th of July and Oktoberfest in the Fall, Glenwood knows how to have fun while promoting the arts and entertainment.  For additional infomration go to www.cityofglenwood.org and www.glenwoodia.com or call the Mills County Economic Development Foundation at 712-302-7010

The community is passionate about public safety, quality schools, profitable business climate, and a welcoming community attitude towards new citizens and businesses.  With great festivals like Blues, Brews, & BBQ on the 4th of July and Oktoberfest in the Fall, Glenwood knows how to have fun while promoting the arts and entertainment.  For additional infomration go to www.cityofglenwood.org and www.glenwoodia.com or call the Mills County Economic Development Foundation at 712-302-7010

Glenwood

Population

Total Population

5,273

Population
Growth Rate

0.01%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

15.900

Housing & Income

Households

1,888

Total Housing Units

2,066


Owner Occupied

1,239

Renter Occupied

649

Vacant

178

Median Home Value

$153,041


Average Home Value

$190,819

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.03%


Per Capita Income

2.39%

Income Projection

Median Household

$60,258 $68,666


Average Household

$72,718 $82,205


Per Capita

$26,741 $30,094

Quality of Life

The community is passionate about public safety, quality schools, profitable business climate, and a welcoming community attitude towards new citizens and businesses.  With great festivals like Blues, Brews, & BBQ on the 4th of July and Oktoberfest in the Fall, Glenwood knows how to have fun while promoting the arts and entertainment.  For additional infomration go to www.cityofglenwood.org and www.glenwoodia.com or call the Mills County Economic Development Foundation at 712-302-7010

Workforce

Total Businesses

226

Total Employed

2,912

Workers 16+

2,525

HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

22

Employed

1,067

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

31

Employed

427

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

9

Employed

340

Food & Beverage Stores

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Businesses

7

Employed

287

Public Administration

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Businesses

29

Employed

261

Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

39

Employed

245

Some
High School

250

Graduated
High School

965

Associates
Degree

300

Bachelor's
Degree

700

Graduate
Degree

306

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

1,363

Non-Resident Commuters

599

Drive Alone

2,073

Carpooled

129

Public

116

Work At Home

117