Mitchell, South Dakota Population 2019

Mitchell, South Dakota's estimated population is 15,680 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Mitchell, South Dakota is the 6th largest city in South Dakota based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1396.91 people/mi² (539.35 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 33 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 7,489 households in the city, with an average size of 2.07 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%, with a median rent of $716/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $133,900.

The median income for households in Mitchell, South Dakota is $45,264, while the mean household income is $59,527.

Mitchell Sd Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mitchell Sd was:

  • White: 91.66%
  • Native American: 3.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(43.7094, -98.0298)
Rank in State6th
StateSouth Dakota
CountyDavison County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)29.07 (11.22 mi²)
Water Area (km²)2.72 (1.05 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID4643100
Density (km²)539.35
Density (mi²)1,396.91
Area Code(s)605
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201815,680-42-0.27%
201715,722-56-0.35%
201615,778830.53%
201515,695-47-0.30%
201415,7421240.79%
201315,618-10-0.06%
201215,6281751.13%
201115,4531871.22%
201015,2667080.48%
200014,5587600.54%
199013,798-118-0.09%
198013,9164910.36%
197013,4258700.67%
196012,5554320.35%
195012,1231,4901.32%
194010,633-309-0.29%
193010,9422,4642.58%
19208,4781,9632.67%
19106,5152,4604.86%
19004,0550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,268
American Indian and Alaska Native575
Two or More Races315
Some Other Race272
Black or African American118
Asian18

Mitchell Sd Population Pyramid 2019

Mitchell Sd Median Age

36


Total

33


Male

40.8


Female

Mitchell Sd Adults

There are 12,205 adults, (2,622 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell Sd.

Mitchell Sd Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell Sd Sex Ratio

Female

7,713

49.55%

Male

7,853

50.45%

Mitchell Sd Households and Families

Mitchell Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mitchell Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.9%28.1%
All54.4%45.6%
Male52.9%47.1%
Female49.7%50.3%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

54.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0442.0754.4
Non Family3,0821.2239.2
Married2,9182.7371.9
Female7382.9449.7
Male3062.2652.9

2.69

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mitchell Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4314.17%
9th to 12th Grade5555.37%
High School Graduate2,80827.19%
Some College2,54124.60%
Associates Degree1,45614.10%
Bachelors Degree1,81217.54%
Graduate Degree7257.02%

Mitchell Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5458,8382,461
Hispanic3008016
Native American2672482
Other Race26371
Multiple Races985832
Black53538
Asian181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,979$41,177$28,686
Less Than High School$30,609$31,351$
High School Grad$30,155$32,168$18,257
Some College$35,440$41,887$25,043
Bachelors Degree$42,284$57,269$39,899
Graduate Degree$46,417$40,521$48,100

$35,979

Average Earnings

$41,177

Average Male

$28,686

Average Female

Mitchell Sd Language

Mitchell Sd Language by Age

Mitchell Sd Language

95.64% of Mitchell Sd residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Mitchell Sd Poverty

Mitchell Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4311,89914.14%
Multiple30510634.75%
Native496397.86%
Hispanic401163.99%

13.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell Sd is Multiple, with 34.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell Sd is Hispanic, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.99%.

Name Poverty
Some College13.08%
Less Than High School12.97%
High School8.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.79%
Female Employed9.56%
Female Unemployed9.36%
Male Employed5.99%

Mitchell Sd Income

Mitchell Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,264$59,527
Families$61,278$72,370
Married Families$72,750-
Non Families$31,280$41,532

Mitchell Sd Marital Status

Mitchell Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell Sd Married by Age and Sex

Mitchell Sd Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mitchell Sd Marital Status by Race

Mitchell Sd Veterans

1,139

Number of Veterans

1,037

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War421
Vietnam238
Korea216
First Gulf War210
World War II53

Mitchell Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1079.78%
2 or More3221.77%
Hispanic102.64%

Mitchell Sd Veterans by Education

14.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell Sd Employment Status

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell Sd Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.39%

Born in South Dakota

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.72% of Mitchell Sd residents were born in the United States, with 71.39% having been born in South Dakota. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.