Mitchell County, North Carolina Population 2022

Mitchell County, North Carolina's estimated population is 14,868 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mitchell County, North Carolina is the 88th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 15,512 and has seen a growth of -4.15% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,7050.00%
18809,4354,730100.53%
189012,8073,37235.74%
190015,2212,41418.85%
191017,2452,02413.30%
192011,278-5,967-34.60%
193013,9622,68423.80%
194015,9802,01814.45%
195015,143-837-5.24%
196013,906-1,237-8.17%
197013,447-459-3.30%
198014,4289817.30%
199014,43350.03%
201015,5121,0797.48%
201115,356-156-1.01%
201215,330-26-0.17%
201315,282-48-0.31%
201415,174-108-0.71%
201515,071-103-0.68%
201614,996-75-0.50%
201714,992-4-0.03%
201814,99640.03%
201914,964-32-0.21%
202014,932-32-0.21%
202114,900-32-0.21%
202214,868-32-0.21%
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Mitchell County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,32295.74%
Black or African American210.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.51%
Asian280.19%
Some Other Race1020.68%
Two or More Races4092.73%
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Mitchell County, North Carolina Population by Race

Mitchell County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Median Age

47.2


Total

45.4


Male

49.7


Female

Mitchell County, North Carolina Adults

There are 12,215 adults, (3,738 of whom are seniors) in Mitchell County, North Carolina.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mitchell County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

7,506

50.18%

Male

7,453

49.82%

Mitchell County, North Carolina Population by Age

Mitchell County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.6%8.4%
Married89.1%10.9%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
Female51.8%48.2%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mitchell County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4022.2879.6
Married3,2792.8189.1
Male1792.1391.6
Female6163.6851.8
Non Family2,3281.1972.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6575.89%
9th to 12th Grade8707.80%
High School Graduate3,38130.31%
Some College2,70824.28%
Associates Degree1,0759.64%
Bachelors Degree1,63314.64%
Graduate Degree8317.45%
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Mitchell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mitchell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian181817
2+ Races12511681
Hispanic436257120
White10,5499,2142,284
Other Race61367
Native American7171
Black73

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 94.44%.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,908$40,197$32,436
Less Than 9th Grade$14,772$$17,000
High School Graduate$26,961$29,773$20,329
Some College$37,553$40,024$33,277
Bachelors Degree$45,161$48,479$41,192
Graduate Degree$60,028$66,184$51,875

$35,908

Average Earnings

$40,197

Average Male

$32,436

Average Female

Mitchell County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mitchell County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Language

94.09% of Mitchell County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.57% of the population.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Language

Mitchell County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
Asian181161.11%
Native772937.66%
Hispanic84826230.90%
White13,4061,46910.96%
Other27NaN%
Multiple3869624.87%

12.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mitchell County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, North Carolina is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mitchell County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 24.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.81%
High School16.66%
Some College11.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Mitchell County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.01%
Male Unemployed48.48%
Female Employed5.33%
Female Unemployed10.43%

Mitchell County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mitchell County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,841$62,326
Families$61,051$78,084
Married Families$66,319-
Non Families$25,402$34,054
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Income by Household Type

Mitchell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mitchell County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Mitchell County, North Carolina 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 45-54.

Mitchell County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Marital Status

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909

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War123
Vietnam449
Korea97
World War II4

Mitchell County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3472
35 to 5459
55 to 64149
65 to 74358
75+271

Mitchell County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8697.36%
Black419.05%
2+ Races3618.27%
Hispanic173.16%

Mitchell County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Mitchell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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12.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mitchell County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mitchell County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Mitchell County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Mitchell County, North Carolina 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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64.80%

Born in Mitchell County, North Carolina

96.00%

Native Born

4.00%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.00% of Mitchell County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 64.80% having been born in North Carolina. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mitchell County, North Carolina 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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