Mitchell, South Dakota Population 2020

15,680

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, 34.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

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

Mitchell Sd Demographics

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

  • White: 91.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Native American: 2.40%
  • Other race: 1.09%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Mitchell, South Dakota?

15,680
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 Percentage
White14,45891.96%
Two or More Races4863.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native3782.40%
Some Other Race1721.09%
Black or African American1601.02%
Asian680.43%

Mitchell Sd Population Pyramid 2020

Mitchell Sd Median Age

36


Total

34.4


Male

39.6


Female

Mitchell Sd Adults

There are 12,231 adults, (2,657 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell Sd.

Mitchell Sd Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell Sd Sex Ratio

Female

7,885

50.15%

Male

7,837

49.85%

Mitchell Sd Households and Families

Mitchell Sd Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mitchell Sd Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
Male65.1%34.9%
Female57.5%42.5%
All53.8%46.2%
Non Family36.1%63.9%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0382.0953.8
Non Family3,1071.236.1
Married3,0382.7670.2
Female6353.0957.5
Male2582.5265.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mitchell Sd Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2252.15%
9th to 12th Grade6756.46%
High School Graduate3,13630.02%
Some College2,51224.05%
Associates Degree1,28912.34%
Bachelors Degree1,87217.92%
Graduate Degree7387.06%

Mitchell Sd Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5618,8452,411
Multiple Races244180125
Hispanic23513536
Native American2262141
Other Race1651019
Black767613
Asian524424

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 multiple races people with a rate of 51.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,788$41,337$30,333
Less Than High School$27,283$32,194$
High School Grad$32,281$36,839$22,063
Some College$36,530$44,438$26,619
Bachelors Degree$41,199$46,063$40,085
Graduate Degree$46,339$39,038$52,206

$36,788

Average Earnings

$41,337

Average Male

$30,333

Average Female

Mitchell Sd Language

Mitchell Sd Language by Age

Mitchell Sd Language

97.53% of Mitchell Sd residents speak only English, while 2.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Mitchell Sd Poverty

Mitchell Sd Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4691,79313.31%
Multiple43814031.96%
Native30611035.95%
Hispanic4298319.35%
Other1655231.52%

14.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell Sd

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell Sd is Native, with 35.95% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.11%
Some College12.33%
High School9.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed94.12%
Female Employed10.59%
Male Employed6.34%
Female Unemployed2.78%

Mitchell Sd Income

Mitchell Sd Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,788$61,915
Families$66,110$79,403
Married Families$75,588-
Non Families$31,441$38,012

Mitchell Sd Marital Status

Mitchell Sd Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mitchell Sd Marital Status by Race

Mitchell Sd Veterans

1,105

Number of Veterans

1,009

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War354
Vietnam257
First Gulf War242
Korea165
World War II25

Mitchell Sd Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0549.27%
2 or More289.76%
Indian239.35%
Hispanic174.70%

Mitchell Sd Veterans by Education

13.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell Sd Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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

71.22%

Born in South Dakota

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.52% of Mitchell Sd residents were born in the United States, with 71.22% having been born in South Dakota. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.