Mitchell County, Iowa Population 2021

Mitchell County, Iowa's estimated population is 10,616 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County, Iowa is the 71st largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 10,793 and has seen a growth of -1.64% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,616150.14%
202010,601150.14%
201910,586150.14%
201810,57180.08%
201710,563-81-0.76%
201610,644-32-0.30%
201510,676-24-0.22%
201410,700310.29%
201310,669-47-0.44%
201210,71670.07%
201110,709-84-0.78%
201010,793-135-1.24%
199010,928-1,401-11.36%
198012,329-779-5.94%
197013,108-935-6.66%
196014,043980.70%
195013,945-176-1.25%
194014,121560.40%
193014,0651441.03%
192013,9214863.62%
191013,435-1,481-9.93%
190014,9161,61712.16%
189013,299-1,064-7.41%
188014,3634,78149.90%
18709,5826,173181.08%
18603,4090.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.14% (15)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
10,793
Growth Since 2010
-1.64% (-177)
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Mitchell County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,33397.41%
Two or More Races1020.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.50%
Asian490.46%
Some Other Race390.37%
Black or African American320.30%
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Mitchell County, Iowa Population by Race

Mitchell County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Mitchell County, Iowa Median Age

43.6


Total

41.7


Male

46


Female

Mitchell County, Iowa Adults

There are 8,124 adults, (2,306 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell County, Iowa.

Mitchell County, Iowa Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,375

50.67%

Male

5,233

49.33%

Mitchell County, Iowa Population by Age

Mitchell County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mitchell County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female69.7%30.3%
Male72%28%
All80.8%19.2%
Married92.7%7.3%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mitchell County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3552.3880.8
Married2,3343.0592.7
Non Family1,5101.165.8
Female3793.0969.7
Male1323.2372

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Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Mitchell County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3675.05%
9th to 12th Grade2303.17%
High School Graduate2,79038.41%
Some College1,44119.84%
Associates Degree1,05314.50%
Bachelors Degree98513.56%
Graduate Degree3985.48%
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Mitchell County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,0666,4971,344
Native American53526
Hispanic534839
Asian4331
Black3229
2+ Races2516
Other Race15157

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 73.58%.

Mitchell County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,143$46,774$28,066
Less Than 9th Grade$29,630$40,833$6,167
High School Graduate$38,795$46,039$22,348
Some College$32,744$44,052$27,146
Bachelors Degree$50,242$60,403$43,043
Graduate Degree$54,413$72,083$53,914

$39,143

Average Earnings

$46,774

Average Male

$28,066

Average Female

Mitchell County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell County, Iowa Language by Age

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Mitchell County, Iowa Language

94.19% of Mitchell County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Mitchell County, Iowa Language

Mitchell County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,0026266.26%
Multiple934144.09%
Native532445.28%
Hispanic1451611.03%
Other391128.21%
Black27311.11%
Asian4924.08%

6.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.94%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Iowa is Native, with 45.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, Iowa is Asian, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

Mitchell County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.13%
High School8.18%
Some College4.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.11%

Mitchell County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.29%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed3.65%
Male Employed3.34%

Mitchell County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,302$70,494
Families$69,485$85,134
Married Families$82,059-
Non Families$31,479$40,451
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Income by Household Type

Mitchell County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Mitchell County, Iowa 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 45-54.

Mitchell County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Mitchell County, Iowa Marital Status

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753

Number of Veterans

693

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam342
First Gulf War116
Korea82
World War II61
Second Gulf War55

Mitchell County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74284
75+252
35 to 54138
55 to 6471
18 to 348

Mitchell County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7309.26%
Native American2343.40%
Hispanic1716.19%

Mitchell County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Mitchell County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Mitchell County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Mitchell County, Iowa 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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73.65%

Born in Mitchell County, Iowa

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Mitchell County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 73.65% having been born in Iowa. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mitchell County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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