Mills County, Iowa
|Mills County, Iowa|
Location in the state of Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
439.67 sq mi (1,139 km²)
436.53 sq mi (1,131 km²)
3.13 sq mi (8 km²), 0.71%
34/sq mi (13/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Mills County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 15,059 in the 2010 census, an increase from 14,547 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Glenwood. It is one of three Iowa counties in the eight-county Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 439.67 square miles (1,138.7 km2), of which 436.53 square miles (1,130.6 km2) (or 99.29%) is land and 3.13 square miles (8.1 km2) (or 0.71%) is water.
Major highways 
Adjacent counties 
- Pottawattamie County (north)
- Montgomery County (east)
- Fremont County (south)
- Cass County, Nebraska (southwest)
- Sarpy County, Nebraska (west)
2010 census 
The 2010 census recorded a population of 15,059 in the county, with a population density of 34.4971/sq mi (13.3194/km2). There were 6,109 housing units, of which 5,605 were occupied.
2000 census 
As of the census of 2000, there were 14,547 people, 5,324 households, and 3,939 families residing in the county. The population density was 33 people per square mile (13/km²). There were 5,671 housing units at an average density of 13 per square mile (5/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.97% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 5,324 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.70% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.00% were non-families. 22.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the county the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $42,428, and the median income for a family was $49,592. Males had a median income of $31,721 versus $24,938 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,736. About 5.80% of families and 8.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.30% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over.
Unincorporated communities 
See also 
- "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
- "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- United States Office of Management and Budget. "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses" (PDF). pp. 5, 36. Archived from the original on 2006-05-14. Retrieved 2006-07-21.
- "Census 2000 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Counties". United States Census. Retrieved 2011-02-13.
- Mills County
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Mills County, Iowa|
- Official Mills County Government website
- Mills County Conservation Board website
- Mills County Public Health website
|Sarpy County, Nebraska||Montgomery County|
|Cass County, Nebraska||Fremont County|