Mitchell County IA Information


Mitchell County Subdivisions

Mitchell County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,069
Daytime Population: Workers 5,287
Daytime Population: Residents 5,277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 10,835
Population in Familes 8,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 234
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $53,567
Average Household Income $64,444
Per Capita Income $26,662


Total Housing Units 5,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,596 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 945 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 529 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $129,185
Average Home Value $158,454


Total Households 4,541
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,023
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.44%
Households 0.45% 0.48%
Families 0.3% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


Mitchell County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 68 32nd
Population Density # 63 37th
Diversity Index # 94 5th
Median Household Income # 34 67th
Per Capita Income # 59 41st

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