Mills County, Iowa Population 2018

Mills County, Iowa's estimated population is 15,068 with a growth rate of 0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mills County, Iowa is the 52nd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,933-135-0.90%
201715,068240.16%
201615,0441621.09%
201514,8821190.81%
201414,763-144-0.97%
201314,907340.23%
201214,873-155-1.03%
201115,028-48-0.32%
201015,0761,87414.19%
199013,202-204-1.52%
198013,4061,80015.51%
197011,606-1,444-11.07%
196013,050-1,014-7.21%
195014,064-1,000-6.64%
194015,064-802-5.05%
193015,8664442.88%
192015,422-389-2.46%
191015,811-953-5.68%
190016,7642,21615.23%
189014,5484112.91%
188014,1375,41962.16%
18708,7184,23794.55%
18604,4810.00%

Mills County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,433
Two or More Races160
Black or African American118
American Indian and Alaska Native107
Some Other Race83
Asian32

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Mills County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600 Male Population100200300400500600 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mills County, Iowa Median Age

42.1


Total

41.7


Male

43.1


Female

Mills County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,379 adults, (2,500 of whom are seniors) in Mills County, Iowa.

Mills County, Iowa Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Mills County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,446

49.86%

Male

7,487

50.14%

Mills County, Iowa Households and Families

Mills County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Mills County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Male50%50%
Female44.1%55.9%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mills County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6012.5678.7
Married3,3523.1690.3
Non Family1,6451.1666.9
Female4063.1344.1
Male1982.9750

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mills County, Iowa Households

Mills County, Iowa Education

Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2021.96%
9th to 12th Grade5585.42%
High School Graduate3,62235.21%
Some College2,48524.16%
Associates Degree1,07710.47%
Bachelors Degree1,62915.84%
Graduate Degree7146.94%

Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8769,1582,274
Hispanic21318811
Multiple Races999746
Other Race7052
Native American706311
Black3329
Asian25211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 46.46%.

Mills County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,648$50,209$32,872
Less Than High School$27,625$30,583$
High School Grad$35,573$43,519$24,449
Some College$37,386$51,048$27,583
Bachelors Degree$54,731$57,083$52,754
Graduate Degree$74,792$76,823$65,813

$42,648

Average Earnings

$50,209

Average Male

$32,872

Average Female

Mills County, Iowa Language

Mills County, Iowa Language by Age

Mills County, Iowa Language

97.49% of Mills County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.51% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Mills County, Iowa Poverty

Mills County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,9011,1107.99%
Hispanic41816038.28%
Native1036966.99%
Multiple1603723.13%
Other833440.96%

9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.28%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mills County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Iowa is Native, with 66.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Iowa is White, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.91%.

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.00%
High School11.31%
Some College7.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.38%
Female Unemployed10.11%
Female Employed7.05%
Male Employed4.26%

Mills County, Iowa Income

Mills County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,949$81,898
Families$85,083$96,310
Married Families$93,257$
Non Families$33,795$43,644

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mills County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Mills County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Mills County, Iowa Veterans

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by War

969

Number of Veterans

905

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam421
First Gulf War221
Second Gulf War121
Korea70
World War II51

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74347
35 to 54238
75+183
55 to 64159
18 to 3442

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9438.57%
2 or More2119.44%
Hispanic124.71%
Asian416.00%
Indian11.19%

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Education

6.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mills County, Iowa Employment Status

Mills County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mills County, Iowa Employment by Race

Mills County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mills County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glenwood52695309400.76%
Malvern11421084-58-5.08%
Tabor 1040986-54-5.19%
Pacific Junction471460-11-2.34%
Emerson438437-1-0.23%
Silver City24524720.82%
Henderson18518500.00%
Hastings15215200.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990