Mitchell, South Dakota Population 2022

15,637
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Mitchell is a city located in Davison County South Dakota. Mitchell has a 2020 population of 15,637. Mitchell is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,266 in 2010.

The average household income in Mitchell is $67,864 with a poverty rate of 14.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $715 per month, and the median house value is $147,400. The median age in Mitchell is 35.8 years, 34.5 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Mitchell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mitchellwas:

  • White: 91.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Native American: 2.13%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Other race: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mitchell, South Dakota is 15,637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,637.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,266.

Mitchell, South Dakota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201022,8120.00%
201123,0942821.22%
201223,3322381.02%
201323,343110.05%
201423,388450.19%
201523,303-85-0.36%
201623,394910.39%
201723,279-115-0.49%
201823,148-131-0.57%
201923,228800.34%
202023,308800.34%
202123,388800.34%

Mitchell Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,26391.44%
Black or African American2131.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native3332.13%
Asian2431.56%
Some Other Race1831.17%
Two or More Races3642.33%
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Mitchell Population by Race

Mitchell Population Pyramid 2022

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Mitchell Median Age

37.9


Total

36.3


Male

39.9


Female

Mitchell Adults

There are 12,179 adults, (3,137 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell.

Mitchell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell Sex Ratio

Female

8,048

51.59%

Male

7,551

48.41%

Mitchell Population by Age

Mitchell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mitchell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.7%12.3%
Married76.1%23.9%
All55.9%44.1%
Female48.5%51.5%
Non Family35.1%64.9%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mitchell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0862.0555.9
Married3,0162.8176.1
Male3183.1387.7
Female5362.8748.5
Non Family3,2161.1135.1

2.79

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Mitchell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2101.99%
9th to 12th Grade6686.32%
High School Graduate3,24430.70%
Some College2,29221.69%
Associates Degree1,21611.51%
Bachelors Degree2,17820.61%
Graduate Degree7607.19%
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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
White9,6248,9832,807
Hispanic33721674
2+ Races1158921
Other Race17910631
Black10810816
Asian12911217
Native American2221493

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 white people with a rate of 29.17%.

Mitchell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,358$39,438$30,453
Less Than 9th Grade$27,462$$
High School Graduate$32,779$35,938$25,714
Some College$33,190$39,459$26,713
Bachelors Degree$42,458$45,833$41,194
Graduate Degree$48,692$39,024$49,797

$36,358

Average Earnings

$39,438

Average Male

$30,453

Average Female

Mitchell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell Language by Age

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Mitchell Language

96.65% of Mitchell residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Mitchell Language

Mitchell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native26918869.89%
Multiple31813442.14%
Hispanic60110116.81%
White13,1541,79713.66%
Other56NaN%

14.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell is Native, with 69.89% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.70%.

Mitchell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
High School13.02%
Some College13.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Mitchell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.44%
Male Unemployed76.47%
Female Employed12.99%
Female Unemployed7.92%

Mitchell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,318$63,726
Families$69,684$85,090
Married Families$82,911-
Non Families$29,853$36,989
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Income by Household Type

Mitchell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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

Mitchell Marital Status by Race

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Mitchell Marital Status

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920

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War295
First Gulf War131
Vietnam260
Korea89
World War II8

Mitchell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34200
35 to 54153
55 to 64112
65 to 74225
75+230

Mitchell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9098.05%
Native American83.07%
2+ Races32.22%
Hispanic184.81%

Mitchell Veterans by Race

Mitchell Veterans by Education

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0.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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69.68%

Born in Mitchell

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Mitchell residents were born in the United States, with 69.68% having been born in South Dakota. 1.46% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19004,0550.00%
19106,5152,4604.86%
19208,4781,9632.67%
193010,9422,4642.58%
194010,633-309-0.29%
195012,1231,4901.32%
196012,5554320.35%
197013,4258700.67%
198013,9164910.36%
199013,798-118-0.09%
200014,5587600.54%
201015,2667080.48%
201115,4591931.26%
201215,6361771.14%
201315,625-11-0.07%
201415,7551300.83%
201515,712-43-0.27%
201615,805930.59%
201715,755-50-0.32%
201815,693-62-0.39%
201915,679-14-0.09%
202015,665-14-0.09%
202115,651-14-0.09%
202215,637-14-0.09%

Mitchell Population by Year