Mitchell, Indiana Population 2024

3,968

Mitchell is a city located in Lawrence County Indiana. Mitchell has a 2024 population of 3,968. Mitchell is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,924 in 2020.

The average household income in Mitchell is $57,872 with a poverty rate of 12.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mitchell is 35.5 years, 29.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Mitchell Demographics

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

  • White: 92.15%
  • Asian: 4.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,104.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.12% (44)
The current population of Mitchell, Indiana is 3,968 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,924.

Mitchell, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,63792.15%
Asian1764.46%
Two or more races862.18%
Black or African American300.76%
Native American180.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mitchell Population by Race

Mitchell Population Pyramid 2024

Mitchell Median Age

35.5

Total

29.3

Male

41.6

Female

Mitchell Adults

There are 2,822 adults, (623 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell.

Mitchell Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell Sex Ratio

Female2,12253.76%
Male1,82546.24%

Mitchell Population by Age

Mitchell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3942.7764.835.2
Non Family5701.1742.357.7
Married5124.0286.713.3
Female2124.265.134.9
Male1002.378119
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3.76

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mitchell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.62%.

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,128

Average Earnings

$35,938

Average Male

$24,536

Average Female

Mitchell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mitchell Language

94.83% of Mitchell residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.

Mitchell Language

Mitchell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,54047113.31%
Black301343.33%
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12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

17.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell is Black, with 43.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell is White, with 13.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.22%.

Mitchell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.81%
High School11%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.4%
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Mitchell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed5.61%
Female Employed4.46%
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Mitchell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mitchell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mitchell Marriage

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

Mitchell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mitchell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

236

Number of Veterans

222

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Mitchell Veterans by War

count

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Mitchell Veterans by Age

count

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Mitchell Veterans by Race

Mitchell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mitchell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mitchell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.22%

Born in Mitchell

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Mitchell residents were born in the United States, with 84.22% having been born in Indiana. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mitchell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,038140.35%
20284,024140.35%
20274,010140.35%
20263,996140.35%
20253,982140.35%
20243,968140.35%
20233,954140.36%
20223,940140.36%
20213,92620.05%
20203,924-336-7.89%
20194,260-22-0.51%
20184,282150.35%
20174,26750.12%
20164,262-3-0.07%
20154,265-19-0.44%
20144,284-28-0.65%
20134,312-24-0.55%
20124,336-3-0.07%
20114,339-2-0.05%
20104,341-226-4.95%
20004,567-102-2.18%
19904,669280.6%
19804,64154913.42%
19704,09254015.2%
19603,5523079.46%
19503,245-148-4.36%
19403,3931675.18%
19303,2262016.64%
19203,025-413-12.01%
19103,438
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Mitchell Population by Year