Most Expensive Mills River Neighborhoods
Mills River is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 7,085 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mills River is the 114th largest community in North Carolina.
Mills River real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Mills River house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Mills River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mills River is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mills River who work in management occupations (14.10%), office and administrative support (13.87%) and sales jobs (10.07%).
Of important note, Mills River is also a town of artists. Mills River has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mills River’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Mills River telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Mills River is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mills River’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mills River has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mills River a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Mills River doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Mills River citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.08% of adults in Mills River have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mills River in 2010 was $28,494, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,976 for a family of four.
The people who call Mills River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mills River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mills River include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, Scottish and French.
The most common language spoken in Mills River is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|MILLS RIVER INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,769|
|MILLS RIVER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.88%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.12%|
|TYPE OF MILLS RIVER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.40%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.47%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.10%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.92%|
|SIZE OF MILLS RIVER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.06%|
|AGE OF MILLS RIVER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||19.34%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||67.31%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||11.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.89%|
|MILLS RIVER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$228,964|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,120|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||3.03%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||8.41%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||34.69%|
|$232,001 - $348,000||27.17%|
|$348,001 - $463,000||15.90%|
|$463,001 - $579,000||5.89%|
|$579,001 - $869,000||4.16%|
|$869,001 - $1,159,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF MILLS RIVER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.97%|
|5 TO 17||12.09%|
|18 TO 24||11.55%|
|25 TO 34||9.14%|
|35 TO 54||22.94%|
|55 TO 64||15.90%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.41%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.48%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$57,326|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,494|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.12%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.65%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.92%)
Information Technology (2.30%)
Public Service (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.54%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.10%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.97%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.16%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.66%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (18.14%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.63%)
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