Mills County Profile

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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

Population2000201020192024
Malvern1,2021,1481,017974

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Population by Age

Population201020192024
0-4886663
5-9646864
10-14756568
15-191045159
20-24435842
25-29547655
30-34664670
35-39754740
40-44595545
45-49826655
50-54956564
55-59847459
60-64827773
65-69386965
70-74435761
75-79343247
80-84262424
85+362422
18+852788742
Median Age404343

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Population by Race

Malvern2019
Total1,017.000
White Alone97.050
Black Alone0.390
American Indian Alone0.690
Asian Alone0.200
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.100
Two or More Races1.570
Hispanic Origin0.880
Diversity Index7.500

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Growth Rate

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

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020192024
Households458439386368
Housing Units491502502502
Owner Occupied Units269257
Renter Occupied Units117110
Vacant Units116134

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Home Value

Malvern20192024
Median Home Value$152,113$176,449
Average Home Value$174,720$215,175
<$50,0001812
$50,000 - $99,9995134
$100,000 - $149,9996246
$150,000 - $199,9997169
$200,000 - $249,9993949
$250,000 - $299,9991117
$300,000 - $399,999713
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,999511
$1,000,000 +46

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200921
1990-199940
1980-198916
1970-197982
1960-196933
1950-195943
1940-194926
1939 or Before203

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Income
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Income

Malvern20192024
Median Household$73,453$83,556
Average Household$80,208$93,074
Per Capita$30,501$35,223

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Household Income Base

Malvern2019
<$15,00026
$15,000 - $24,99928
$25,000 - $34,99932
$35,000 - $49,99954
$50,000 - $74,99955
$75,000 - $99,99975
$100,000 - $149,99994
$150,000 - $199,9998
$200,000+13

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+464
In-County Residents231
Out-of-County Residents109
Drive Alone396
Carpooled46
Public Transport3
Work at Home11
Less than 5 minutes33
5-9 minutes35
10-14 minutes23
15-19 minutes89
20-24 minutes38
25-29 minutes13
30-34 minutes58
35-39 minutes32
40-44 minutes47
45-59 minutes53
60-89 minutes32
90+ minutes0
Average Travel Time27

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees211
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing3
Wholesale Trade8
  
Retail Trade30
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip1
Food & Beverage Stores26
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 & Insurance30
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn26
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other4
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing7
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv7
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services38
HealthCare/Social Assist17
Arts/Entertainment/Rec4
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs27
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places27
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin12
Auto Repair/Maintenance2
Public Administration Emp11

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

Educational Attainment (25+)

Malvern2019
Some High School46
Graduated High School210
Associates Degree66
Bachelor's Degree89
Graduate Degree56

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses37
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 Bus4
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus2
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus2
  
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 Bus1
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus3
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus1
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus2
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus2
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus6
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus1
Public Administration Bus3

Source: ESRI, 2019-08-30

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