Mills River, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 7,294 (45% urban, 55% rural).
Males: 3,681  (50.5%)
Females: 3,613  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,963
Mills River:

$54,963
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,283

Mills River town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,700
Mills River:

$201,700
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $242,610; detached houses: $271,177; townhouses or other attached units: $164,475; mobile homes: $87,466

Median gross rent in 2016: $875.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.3%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Mills River, NC (2016)
    • 6,47990.8%White alone
    • 2713.8%Two or more races
    • 1862.6%Black alone
    • 1101.5%Hispanic
    • 550.8%Asian alone
    • 50.07%American Indian alone

Races in Mills River detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Mills River, North Carolina as of August 22, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mills River is 892 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


March 2016 cost of living index in Mills River: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.2%), English (12.2%), Scotch-Irish (11.8%), Irish (7.3%), German (6.9%), Scottish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 2003

Elevation: 2195 feet

371 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.9% North America).

This town:

5.2%
North Carolina:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,383 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,012 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (13.3 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (98.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (516.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Horse Shoe, NC (1.8 miles ),
Mountain Home, NC (2.0 miles ),
Fletcher, NC (2.1 miles ),
Avery Creek, NC (2.2 miles ),
Etowah, NC (2.3 miles ),
Balfour, NC (2.4 miles ),
Laurel Park, NC (2.5 miles ),
Hoopers Creek, NC (2.6 miles )
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Latitude: 35.39 N, Longitude: 82.57 W

Distribution of median household income in Mills River, NC in 2016
Distribution of house value in Mills River, NC in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.7. This is about average.

City:

64.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mills River-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the Mills River town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 55.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mills River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from Mills River center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from Mills River center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 126.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from Mills River center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henderson County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mills River:

  • HENDERSONVILLE RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE/FLETCHER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FLETCHER, NC)
  • BRIAN CTR HEALTH AND REHAB/HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • THE OAKS AT SWEETEN CREEK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ARDEN, NC)
  • THE LAURELS OF HENDERSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)
  • MARGARET R PARDEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HENDERSONVILLE, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mills River:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 13 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 16 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • North Greenville University (about 25 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Western Carolina University (about 33 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Furman University (about 34 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 38 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Bob Jones University (about 38 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mills River:

See full list of schools located in Mills River

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hayes Mill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mills River include: Mount Gilead Church (A), Mills River Church (B), Forge Valley Church (C), Fanning Chapel (D), Boylston Creek Church (E), Bethel Church (F), Mills River Church (G), Mills River Chapel (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jones Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Forge Mountain Grist Mill Lake (A), Lyday Lake (B), Holloman Pond (C), Hollaman Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Goldmine Branch (A), Foster Creek (B), Crawford Branch (C), North Fork Mills River (D), Brandy Branch (E), Betty Branch (F), Murray Branch (G), McKinney Branch (H), Sweetwater Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Henderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mills River and their reported violations in the past:

GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MILLS RIVER SEVENTH DAY ADVENT (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EPISCOPAL CH OF THE HOLY FAMIL (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEW BEGINNING BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
COUNTRY ACRES MHP (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2006)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mills River that have no violations reported:

  • HYDER`S KOUNTRY KUBBARD INC (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAND ROVER OF ASHEVILLE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.0%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Mills River (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Mills River Branch at 4494 Boylston Highway, branch established on 2007/01/22. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Mills River:

Marital status in Mills River, NC
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mills River:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Carolina average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Mills River
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mills River, NC (based on Henderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,836111
Mainline Protestant10,94429
Catholic6,3291
Other1,3518
Black Protestant5384
Orthodox651
None53,659-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Henderson County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Henderson County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Henderson County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henderson County:

9.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henderson County:

16.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$12,563$37,6890$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$12,563$37,6890$0

Mills River government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,061,000 ($145.46)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $616,000 ($84.45)
    Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($44.01)
    Police Protection: $91,000 ($12.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($6.17)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($3.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($3.02)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($1.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.23)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.55)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($5.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $10,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $148,000 ($20.29)

Mills River government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($2.33)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $683,000 ($93.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $147,000 ($20.15)
  • Tax - Property: $721,000 ($98.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $233,000 ($31.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.55)

Mills River government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,908,000 ($398.68)

8.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Buncombe County, NC  2.62% ($48,051 average AGI)
from Transylvania County, NC  0.33% ($49,136)
from Polk County, NC  0.25% ($61,955)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Buncombe County, NC  1.74% ($43,036 average AGI)
to Transylvania County, NC  0.31% ($38,622)
to Greenville County, SC  0.21% ($61,389)
Businesses in Mills River, NC
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CVS1Subway1
Penske1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mills River:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WOXL (970 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, NC; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WHKP (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: RADIO HENDERSONVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mills River:

  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Mills River:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W68DM (Channel 68; BREVARD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W31AZ (Channel 31; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
Mills River fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mills River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 561ft / 171mTotal length
  • 403,381Total average daily traffic
  • 48,670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 582,727Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mills River, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mills River, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mills River)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 469 South Forge Crest Drive (Lat: 35.364917 Lon: -82.619778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WRDI436,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2019, Expiration Date: 05/06/2029, Certifier: Jimmy Brissie, Registrant: Kimball Communications Inc., 245 Duncan Hill Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792, Phone: (828) 697-6232, Fax: (828) 696-2175, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ETOWAH CAROL, Off Greens View Dr (Lat: 35.335500 Lon: -82.617806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQLX770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2010, Expiration Date: 05/20/2020, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • MILLS RIVER, At Telephone Co On W Side Of Ladson Rd 2 Mi N Of Int Of Ladson & Banner Farm (Lat: 35.362889 Lon: -82.556222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQLX772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11035.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2010, Expiration Date: 05/20/2020, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • MLLS RVR ASH, Highway 191 (Lat: 35.403389 Lon: -82.570222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNU362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2011, Expiration Date: 05/26/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • HORSEHOE, At Telephone Co On W Side Of Ladson Rd 2 Mi N Of Int Of Ladson & Banner Farm Rds (Lat: 35.362889 Lon: -82.556222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQWK800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/23/2025, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mills River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mills River)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6
Fire incident types in Mills River, NC

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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mills River, NC
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mills River, NC
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%No fuel used
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood


Mills River compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
There are 26 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David William Bristol (3)
  • Irving A. Gibbs (2)
  • Irving Gibbs (2)
  • David W. Bristol (2)
  • Irving Albert Gibbs (2)
  • Vicki Haynes Audia (2)
  • David John Fennimore (1)
  • Gary D. Zumstein (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2019.