Mitchell, Indiana Population 2021

4,209
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Mitchell is a city located in Lawrence County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 4,209, it is the 137th largest city in Indiana and the 5259th largest city in the United States . Mitchell is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,350 in 2010. Mitchell reached it's highest population of 4,669 in 1990. Spanning over 4 miles, Mitchell has a population density of 1,171 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mitchell is $47,568 with a poverty rate of 14.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $540 per month, and the median house value is $74,000. The median age in Mitchell is 40.5 years, 35.6 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Mitchell Demographics

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

  • White: 94.98%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Two or more races: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mitchell, Indiana is 4,209 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,269.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,350.

Mitchell, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,04794.98%
Some Other Race1112.61%
Black or African American471.10%
Asian310.73%
Two or More Races250.59%
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Mitchell Population by Race

Mitchell Population Pyramid $2021

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Mitchell Median Age

40.5


Total

35.6


Male

46.5


Female

Mitchell Adults

There are 3,262 adults, (817 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell.

Mitchell Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell Sex Ratio

Female

2,168

50.88%

Male

2,093

49.12%

Mitchell Population by Age

Mitchell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mitchell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.8%19.2%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Female54.2%45.8%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mitchell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7762.3469.4
Married7753.1180.8
Non Family7261.0557.6
Female1903.7454.2
Male853.14100

3.17

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Mitchell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2056.77%
9th to 12th Grade50916.80%
High School Graduate1,26541.76%
Some College51717.07%
Associates Degree2116.97%
Bachelors Degree1996.57%
Graduate Degree1234.06%
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Mitchell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8712,192311
Hispanic9156
Other Race9156
Black3636
Asian313111

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 35.48%.

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,055$37,316$20,381
Less Than 9th Grade$$40,912$8,508
High School Graduate$22,791$35,365$20,670
Some College$29,135$31,172$28,413
Bachelors Degree$30,000$26,989$37,250
Graduate Degree$75,236$75,777$

$26,055

Average Earnings

$37,316

Average Male

$20,381

Average Female

Mitchell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell Language by Age

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Mitchell Language

96.79% of Mitchell residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Mitchell Language

Mitchell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,95146811.85%
Hispanic13611181.62%
Other111111100.00%
Black372670.27%

14.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell is White, with 11.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.54%.

Mitchell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.48%
Some College16.16%
High School11.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Mitchell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.43%
Male Unemployed13.64%
Male Employed10.40%
Female Employed8.80%

Mitchell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,025$47,568
Families$52,531$56,531
Married Families$53,631-
Non Families$23,929$34,125
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Income by Household Type

Mitchell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell Married by Age and Sex

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Mitchell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mitchell Marital Status by Race

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Mitchell Marital Status

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316

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War91
Vietnam79
Korea67
First Gulf War33
World War II26

Mitchell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+134
35 to 5497
65 to 7444
18 to 3424
55 to 6417

Mitchell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2969.70%
Asian1032.26%
Black1023.26%

Mitchell Veterans by Race

Mitchell Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell Veterans by Education

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52.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell Employment by Age

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Mitchell Employment by Race

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Mitchell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.18%

Born in Mitchell

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.14% of Mitchell residents were born in the United States, with 79.18% having been born in Indiana. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mitchell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,209-20-0.47%
20204,229-20-0.47%
20194,249-20-0.47%
20184,26960.14%
20174,26310.02%
20164,26210.02%
20154,261-20-0.47%
20144,281-28-0.65%
20134,309-23-0.53%
20124,332-6-0.14%
20114,338-1-0.02%
20104,339-228-0.51%
20004,567-102-0.22%
19904,669280.06%
19804,6415491.27%
19704,0925401.43%
19603,5523070.91%
19503,245-148-0.44%
19403,3931670.51%
19303,2262010.65%
19203,025-413-1.27%
19103,4380.00%

Mitchell Population by Year