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Living In Mills River, NC

Mills River is a small town in North Carolina with a population of just over 7,000. Retirees will feel right at home, as they make up 20% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals appear in smaller numbers. The majority of residents own their homes in Mills River, and 16% of residents rent. The average rent of $968/month is roughly the same as the state average.

Mills River residents have an average commute of about 24 minutes. Many residents (43%) commute to work by car, while public transit isn't used. Few commuters walk to work.

If you're looking for career options, Mills River has you covered. The four most common industries are manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 29% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the town. Mills River workers take home an average annual income of about $74,000, around $6,000 more than the average North Carolina resident. Mills River's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (19%), Mills River has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who have completed some level of post-secondary education, as 22% have earned a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Additionally, 7% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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