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Mills River Township is a suburb of with a population of 14,151. Mills River Township is in Henderson County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Mills River Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Mills River Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Mills River Township are highly rated.

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About Mills River Township...
Population
14,151

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$235,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$794
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    14%
  • Own
    86%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Mills River Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,004
National
$62,843

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