Mitchell County Population 2017

Mitchell County's estimated population is 15,126 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County is the 87th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201615,126-57-0.38%
201515,183-100-0.65%
201415,283-61-0.40%
201315,344-36-0.23%
201215,38050.03%
201115,375-160-1.03%
201015,5351,1027.64%
199014,43350.03%
198014,4289817.30%
197013,447-459-3.30%
196013,906-1,237-8.17%
195015,143-837-5.24%
194015,9802,01814.45%
193013,9622,68423.80%
192011,278-5,967-34.60%
191017,2452,02413.30%
190015,2212,41418.85%
189012,8073,37235.74%
18809,4354,730100.53%
18704,7050.00%

Mitchell County Population Growth

Population Data via

Mitchell County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White14,66796.97%
Two or More Races1681.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1380.91%
Black or African American960.63%
Asian910.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.15%

Mitchell County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Mitchell County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spruce Pine21542103-51-2.37%
Bakersville464449-15-3.23%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990