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Mitchell, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Mitchell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mitchell County at latitude 43.3204 and longitude -92.8709. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mitchell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mitchell, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mitchell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mitchell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Mitchell, IA Boundary Map

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Mitchell, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 140
Population in Households 140
Population in Familes 123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 257
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $157,143
Average Home Value $227,315
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,718
Average Household Income $73,562
Per Capita Income $28,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.28%
Households 0.75% 0.31%
Families 3.78% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Mitchell, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 802 21st
Population Density1 # 821 19th
Diversity Index2 # 953 6th
Median Household Income # 82 92nd
Per Capita Income # 269 73rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.