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The City of Mitchellville had a population of 2,295 as of July 1, 2016. Mitchellville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mitchellville is located at latitude 41.6681 and longitude -93.3639 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mitchellville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Mitchellville are located in Polk County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Jasper County.

The City of Mitchellville (GNIS ID: 2395360) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mitchellville is located within Township of Beaver, a minor civil division (MCD) of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mitchellville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mitchellville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,295
Population in Households 1,670
Population in Familes 1,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 625
Population Density1 983
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 654
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 418
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 465 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $139,946
Average Home Value $153,987


Median Household Income $61,853
Average Household Income $68,868
Per Capita Income $23,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.35%
Households 0.07% 0.36%
Families -0.45% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Mitchellville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchellville to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 149 85th
Population Density1 # 310 69th
Diversity Index2 # 116 89th
Median Household Income # 181 82nd
Per Capita Income # 790 22nd

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