Mills River employment information

IndexMills RiverNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$28,494$25,608$28,555
Median household income$57,326$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,236$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,764$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$26,982$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$23,984$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level6.1%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mills River is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Mills River is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mills River is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mills River is 61% lower than the national average.

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Mills River median earnings by income bracket

Mills River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector19.1%7.1%
Financial & insurance services0.9%3.6%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%12.6%
Public administration3.2%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%0.7%
Education, health & social services14.8%33.2%

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Biltmore Forest, NC1,459$146,667174%
Flat Rock, NC3,181$63,98320%
Royal Pines, NC5,124$63,26818%
Laurel Park, NC2,696$63,12518%
Bent Creek, NC1,509$62,64217%
Mills River, NC6,917$57,3267%

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East End, AR6,917$49,3898%
Walden, NY6,919$64,92421%
Lemoore Station, CA6,913$44,63217%
Litchfield, IL6,913$37,89429%
Bel Aire, KS6,923$70,22131%
Mills River, NC6,917$57,3267%
Source: The Mills River, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.