Mills River, Henderson County, North Carolina

Mills River: Township in Henderson County, North Carolina

About

Mills River is a township located in the county of Henderson in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,802. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,471 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Mills River

Population : 7,471 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Henderson County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:58:02 (8th August 2022)
Postal code : 28759
Population growth : 8.95% (2010-2020)

Geography

Mills River is located at 35°23'18"N 82°34'0"W (35.3884500, -82.5667900).

Mills River map

Demographics

The population of Mills River increased by 8.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,802 - census
2011 6,770 -0.47% estimation process
2012 6,802 0.47% estimation process
2013 6,875 1.06% estimation process
2014 6,970 1.36% estimation process
2015 7,075 1.48% estimation process
2016 7,147 1.01% estimation process
2017 7,255 1.49% estimation process
2018 7,343 1.2% estimation process
2019 7,406 0.85% estimation process
2020 7,471 0.87% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,477
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,132
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,566
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,151
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 16.6%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 54.1%
White only, percent : 62.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 25.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 12.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 56.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 241
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.8%

Mills River zip code is 28759. County name: Henderson, County fips: 37089

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $170,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,808
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $802
2015-2019 median gross rent : $892
2015-2019 Households : 2,236
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,317
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,623
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 93,239
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,800
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,778
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,096
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 425
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 262
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 106
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 344
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 33
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 377
2010 population per square mile : 3,714.0
2010 land area in square miles : 1.39

Schools in Mills River

College & universities near Mills River, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198039 Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock (NC) 28731-4728

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mills River, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Mills River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Horse Sh Post Office Horse Shoe (NC) 28742

Other cities in Henderson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Henderson County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Hendersonville 14,235 County seat of Henderson County, North Carolina, United States
Fletcher 8,439 Town in Henderson County, North Carolina
Etowah 6,944 CDP in Henderson County, North Carolina
East Flat Rock 4,995 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Mountain Home 3,622 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Flat Rock 3,408 Village in Henderson County, North Carolina
Edneyville 2,367 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Horse Shoe 2,351 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Laurel Park 2,339 City in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States of America
Valley Hill 2,070 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Fruitland 2,031 Unincorporated community and census-designated place in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States
Barker Heights 1,254 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Balfour 1,187 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina
Hoopers Creek 1,056 Township in Henderson County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Mills River distances to largest North Carolina cities