Mills County, Iowa Population 2018

Mills County, Iowa's estimated population is 15,068 with a growth rate of 1.53% 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
201715,0682271.53%
201614,841-203-1.35%
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
White14,460
American Indian and Alaska Native121
Two or More Races118
Black or African American111
Asian22
Some Other Race9

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mills County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mills County, Iowa Median Age

42.8


Total

42.2


Male

43.9


Female

Mills County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,294 adults, (2,315 of which are seniors) in Mills County, Iowa.

Mills County, Iowa Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mills County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,307

49.24%

Male

7,534

50.76%

Mills County, Iowa Households and Families

Mills County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mills County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All78.7%21.3%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Male54.9%45.1%
Female43.2%56.8%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mills County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4442.6178.7
Married3,2603.290.4
Non Family1,5601.1166.5
Female3893.5443.2
Male2352.7454.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2222.18%
9th to 12th Grade4634.55%
High School Graduate3,59235.31%
Some College2,45224.10%
Associates Degree1,0129.95%
Bachelors Degree1,77517.45%
Graduate Degree6586.47%

Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8029,1332,337
Hispanic15415436
Multiple Races10310136
Native American625623
Black4035
Asian13101
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 37.10%.

Mills County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,030$47,476$31,542
Less Than High School$23,942$31,094$
High School Grad$34,955$41,061$24,783
Some College$36,220$45,905$27,831
Bachelors Degree$52,254$55,880$46,821
Graduate Degree$67,656$68,750$64,444

$41,030

Average Earnings

$47,476

Average Male

$31,542

Average Female

Mills County, Iowa Language

Mills County, Iowa Language by Age

Mills County, Iowa Language

97.98% of Mills County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Mills County, Iowa Poverty

Mills County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8421,0817.81%
Native1216654.55%
Multiple1184638.98%
Hispanic404102.48%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mills County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Iowa is Native, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.14%.

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.96%
High School10.38%
Some College6.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed6.11%
Female Unemployed6.11%
Male Employed4.04%

Mills County, Iowa Income

Mills County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,203$77,550
Families$83,474$91,209
Married Families$91,138$
Non Families$32,437$40,839

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Mills County, Iowa Veterans

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,057

Number of Veterans

994

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam454
First Gulf War250
Second Gulf War155
Korea75
World War II56

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74336
35 to 54272
55 to 64227
75+183
18 to 3439

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0379.42%
2 or More1513.89%
Hispanic114.58%
Asian323.08%
Indian22.50%

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mills County, Iowa Employment Status

Mills County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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