Mills County, Iowa Population 2022

Mills County, Iowa's estimated population is 15,232 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mills County, Iowa is the 51st largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 15,076 and has seen a growth of 1.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,4810.00%
18708,7184,23794.55%
188014,1375,41962.16%
189014,5484112.91%
190016,7642,21615.23%
191015,811-953-5.68%
192015,422-389-2.46%
193015,8664442.88%
194015,064-802-5.05%
195014,064-1,000-6.64%
196013,050-1,014-7.21%
197011,606-1,444-11.07%
198013,4061,80015.51%
199013,202-204-1.52%
201015,0761,87414.19%
201115,029-47-0.31%
201214,873-156-1.04%
201314,905320.22%
201414,760-145-0.97%
201514,8821220.83%
201615,0531711.15%
201715,06070.05%
201815,06880.05%
201915,109410.27%
202015,150410.27%
202115,191410.27%
202215,232410.27%
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Mills County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,48396.41%
Black or African American720.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.57%
Asian580.39%
Some Other Race1010.67%
Two or More Races2231.48%
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Mills County, Iowa Population by Race

Mills County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Mills County, Iowa Median Age

42.9


Total

42.8


Male

43


Female

Mills County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,519 adults, (2,832 of whom are seniors) in Mills County, Iowa.

Mills County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mills County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,551

50.26%

Male

7,472

49.74%

Mills County, Iowa Population by Age

Mills County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mills County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All79%21%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female59.2%40.8%
Male54%46%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mills County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4422.6779
Married3,1173.2789.5
Male1613.5354
Female3973.8659.2
Non Family1,7671.2567.3

3.27

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Mills County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1971.89%
9th to 12th Grade4744.54%
High School Graduate3,42932.87%
Some College2,36022.62%
Associates Degree1,25812.06%
Bachelors Degree1,99619.13%
Graduate Degree7196.89%
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Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American505016
2+ Races949326
White9,9699,3732,657
Asian29234
Hispanic24718015
Black6564
Other Race8143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.00%.

Mills County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,908$52,110$38,159
Less Than 9th Grade$36,563$38,988$20,263
High School Graduate$33,199$48,971$18,966
Some College$41,897$50,315$35,212
Bachelors Degree$56,282$57,778$52,031
Graduate Degree$77,974$95,536$68,750

$44,908

Average Earnings

$52,110

Average Male

$38,159

Average Female

Mills County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mills County, Iowa Language by Age

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Mills County, Iowa Language

97.31% of Mills County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Mills County, Iowa Language

Mills County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic49318236.92%
Native802430.00%
Asian581525.86%
Multiple2213817.19%
White13,9337985.73%
Other27NaN%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

9.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mills County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 36.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.50%.

Mills County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.50%
High School10.57%
Some College6.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.99%
Male Unemployed25.74%
Female Employed5.47%
Female Unemployed3.47%

Mills County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mills County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,137$93,017
Families$91,563$109,481
Married Families$96,639-
Non Families$45,052$55,169
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Income by Household Type

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mills County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Mills County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mills County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Mills County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,045

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War289
Vietnam363
Korea43
World War II58

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3442
35 to 54287
55 to 64200
65 to 74306
75+210

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0399.42%
Native American34.11%
2+ Races32.56%
Hispanic206.41%

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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2.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mills County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Mills County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Mills County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Mills County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.77%

Born in Mills County, Iowa

98.56%

Native Born

1.44%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.56% of Mills County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 46.77% having been born in Iowa. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mills County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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