Mills River is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 7,589, it is the 108th largest city in North Carolina and the 3751st largest city in the United States. Mills River is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 11.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,802 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Mills River has a population density of 340 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mills River is $77,143 with a poverty rate of 7.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $245,100. The median age in Mills River is 45 years, 38.8 years for males, and 47.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.9 males.