Mitchellville, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Mitchellville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Mitchellville had a population of 2,414 as of July 1, 2018. 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 41.6686 and longitude -93.3577 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.

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Mitchellville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,414
Population in Households 1,788
Population in Familes 1,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 626
Population Density2 1,034
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $65,280
Average Household Income $72,812
Per Capita Income $25,011


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 492 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $139,474
Average Home Value $154,675


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 445
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% 0.76%
Households 0.87% 0.98%
Families 0.42% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

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, 2018 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 # 142 86th
Population Density # 283 72nd
Diversity Index # 117 88th
Median Household Income # 182 82nd
Per Capita Income # 830 18th

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