NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Mills River, NC

Mills River, NC is located in Henderson County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Mills River is about 7,406 with about 128 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 27,446.

The Average Home Value is $232,750.00, which is roughly 31% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $61,770.00, which is roughly 19% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 7% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Mills River is about 2.4%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Henderson County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 32.02% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 58.55%
Democratic: 39.8%
Libertarian: 0.98%
Other: 0.41%
Green: 0.26%


Nearby Locations

Arden, NC (3.72 mi.)
Horse Shoe, NC (5.90 mi.)
Laurel Park, NC (7.13 mi.)
Fairview, NC (8.68 mi.)
Etowah, NC (9.24 mi.)
Mills River, NC (9.47 mi.)
E Flat Rock, NC (10.66 mi.)
East Flat Rock, NC (10.66 mi.)
Flat Rock, NC (11.25 mi.)
Gerton, NC (11.40 mi.)
Asheville, NC (12.35 mi.)
Candler, NC (12.92 mi.)
Biltmore Lake, NC (12.92 mi.)
Penrose, NC (13.09 mi.)
Swannanoa, NC (13.53 mi.)
Zirconia, NC (13.84 mi.)
Pisgah Forest, NC (14.80 mi.)
Woodfin, NC (15.26 mi.)
Saluda, NC (16.15 mi.)
Black Mountain, NC (16.62 mi.)
Black Mtn, NC (16.62 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28732, 28759
Latitude : 35.457610
Longitude : -82.482468
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 2121 ft.
Area Code(s) : 828

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.44
Male Population Estimate : 41.35%
Female Population Estimate : 43.95%
Median Age : 43.1
Male Median Age : 42.3
Female Median Age : 44.0

White Population Estimate : 79.22%
Black Population Estimate : 3.55%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.54%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.64%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.83%
Other Population Estimate : 1.57%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Mills River specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Henderson County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Henderson County: About 121 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Henderson County is about 40% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 58% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.