Statewide Claims to Fame

Mills River is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White

Mills River is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Mills River is 18th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Home ownership rate

Mills River, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,897 106th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 22.4 32nd 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 303.9 142nd 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 4.8% 133rd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.8% 120th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.4% 36th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.9% 29th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 30.7% 52nd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 94.7% 6th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.7% 140th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 111th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 126th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 139th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 126th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 107th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 92.4% 7th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 51.2% 105th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.3% 32nd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 3,108 111th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 2.6% 132nd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,795 111th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 84.8% 18th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $217,500 31st $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 84th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $30,225 34th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $67,202 25th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.7% 138th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mills River Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 613 109th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $31,638 114th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,102 106th $12,641 $12,990

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