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Mitchell

Census Quick Facts

Population, 2013 estimate10709
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base10772
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013-0.6%
Population, 201010776
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 21.4%
Female persons, percent, 201350.5%
White alone, percent, 201398.5%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20130.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 0.2%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013Z
Two or More Races, percent, 20130.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 1.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201397.4%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201391.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 5.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201391.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201315.7%
Number of Veterans, 2009-2013895
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 16.6
Number of Housing units, 20134875
Homeownership rate, 2009-201381.4%
Percent of Housing units in multi-unit structures 2009-20136.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$108,100
Number of Households, 2009-20134389
Persons per household, 2009-2013 2.39
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 $24,518
Median household income, 2009-2013$51,078
Percent of Persons below poverty level 2009-2013 7.1%

U.S. Census Information

Total Change in Population 4/1/10-7/1/13-63
Net Natural Change in Population (Births-Deaths) 4/1/10-7/1/13-50
Births 4/1/10-7/1/13380
Deaths 4/1/10-7/1/13430
Net Total Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-15
International Migration 4/1/10-7/1/1329
Domestic Migration 4/1/10-7/1/13-44
"Residual" population change that cannot be explained by demographic factors2

Population Changes Historical Data over Time (Source: U.S. Census Bureau and http://www.icip.iastate.edu/tables/)

Percent of population ages 65 and over in 1930 7.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 19409.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 195011
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 196012.2
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 197015.1
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 198017.7
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 199020.8
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 200020.6
Percent of population ages 65 and over in 201021.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1900 18.3
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1910 0
Percent of population living in Urban area in 192020.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1930 21.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1940 22.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1950 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)24.6
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1960 ((definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)26.7
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1970 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)29.1
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1980 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)30.2
Percent of population living in Urban area in 1990 (definition of "urban" changed in 1950 census)31.5
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2000 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)30.9
Percent of population living in Urban area in 2010 (definition of "urban" changed in 2000 census)32.8
Median age (2000)40.6
Number of residents under 5 years old (2000)662
Number of residents 5-9 years old (2000)817
Number of residents 10-14 years old (2000887
Number of resident 15-19 years old (2000)785
Number of residents 20-24 years old (2000)393
Number of residents 25-34 years old (2000)1025
Number of residents 35-44 years old (2000)1604
Number of residents 45-54 years old (2000)1295
Number of residents 55-59 years old (2000)541
Number of residents 60-64 years old (2000)519
Number of residents 65-74 years old (2000)1064
Number of residents 75-84 years old (2000)848
Number of residents 85 and older (2000)434
Number of residents 18 and over (2000)7989
Number of residents 21 years and older (2000)7632
Number of residents 62 and over (2000)2663
Number of residents 65 and over (2000)2346

Census Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010469.13
Persons per square mile, 201023
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical AreaNone

Census Business Quick Facts

Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 -- Source: Census Business Quick Facts325
Private nonfarm employment, 20123195
Percent change in Private nonfarm employment 2011-20120.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012883
Total number of firms, 20071225
Percent of Black-owned firms, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25")F
Percent of Hispanic-owned firms 2007 (F = "fewer than 25") F
Percent of Women-owned firms 2007 (S = "suppressed does not meet publication standards")S
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") 252014
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)228655
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)93053
Retail sales per capita, 2007 (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information") $8,627
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) (D = "suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information")5070
Building permits, 201226

Agricultural Economic Data (USDA Census of Agriculture Table 1: County Summary Highlights)

Number of farms 2012903
Total acres of farmland 2012296235
Average size of a farm 2012 (measured in acres)328
Total Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)272780
Harvested Cropland 2012 (measured in acres)263004
Total number of hogs and pig inventory 2012224241
Total acres of Corn harvested for grain 2012155093

Health and Lifestyle Data (Source: 2013 Vital Statistics of Iowa, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Vital Statistics unless otherwise noted)

Suicide Deaths 2013 (rate per 100,000 population; A = fewer than 5 deaths, information suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information)A
Total marriages 201354
Marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)5
Same-gender marriage rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)n/a
Total opposite gender marriages 201352
Total same gender marriages 2013 3 or less
Total number of marriages where gender is not stated 20133 or less
Dissolution rate 2013 (rate per 1000 population)2.1
Unintentional Injury Death rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)65.4
Out-of-wedlock live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)222.2
Per Person Alcohol Liquor Sales (Source http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/data-show-per-person-liquor-sales-for-iowa-counties-20150108)1.26
Live birth rate 2013 (rate per 1,000 population)13.4
Live birth rate for mothers under age 20 2013 (rate per 1,000 live births)55.6
Gun permits approved in 2011 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)414
Gun permits approved in 2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)198
Total gun permits 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)612
Total gun permits denied 2011-2012 (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)1
Percent of Population with gun permit (Source: http://archive.desmoinesregister.com/interactive/article/20130310/NEWS/130309029/Map-Gun-permits-issued-by-Iowa-county)6

Religious Affiliation

Religious Membership, Total number of Adherents in all Denominations/Groups (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)7222
Rate of Religious Membership, Rates of Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)670.19
Rate of Evangelical Protestant Adherence per 1,000 population (2010) (Source: www.theARDA.com)138.36

Voter Registration and Turnout Information (Source: Iowa Secretary of State)

Registered Voters Age 18-24 (3/24/15)685
Registered Voters Age 25-34 (3/24/15)946
Registered Voters Age 35-49 (3/24/15)1390
Registered Voters Age 50-64 (3/24/15)2090
Registered Voters Age 65 and over (3/24/15)2130
Active Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)1755
Active Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)2455
Active No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)2747
Active Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)10
Total Active Registered Voters (1/2/15)6967
Inactive Democratic Registered Voters (1/2/15)108
Inactive Republican Registered Voters (1/2/15)97
Inactive No Party Registered Voters (1/2/15)191
Inactive Other Registered Voters (1/2/15)0
Total Inactive Registered Voters (1/2/15)396
Grand Total Registered Voters (1/2/15)7363
Voters on Election Day 20142747
Voters who Voted Absentee 20141460
Total Voters 20144207
Active Voters as of 11/6/146960
Percent Active Voter Turnout 201460.45
Inactive Voters as of 11/6/14401
Percent Total Voter Turnout 201457.15

County Government Salary Information (Source: Iowa State Association of Counties)

2015 County Supervisor Salary35944
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Supervisor Salary18
Percent Change in County Supervisor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Attorney Salary59084
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Attorney Salary80
Percent Change in County Attorney Salary from 20143.00%
2015 CountyAuditor Salary51969
RankAmong all Counties for 2015 County Auditor Salary58
Percent Change in County Auditor Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Recorder Salary51969
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Recorder Salary54
Percent Change in County Recorder Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Sheriff Salary70841
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Sheriff Salary42
Percent Change in County Sheriff Salary from 20143.00%
2015 County Treasurer Salary51969
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 County Treasurer Salary57
Percent Change in County Treasurer Salary from 20143.00%
Number of Board Members3
Stipend to Board Chair1200
Total Elected Officials Salary 2015393664
Rank Among all Counties for 2015 Total Elected Officials Salary61
Percent Change in Total Elected Officials Salary from 20143.00%

Tax Information (Source: http://www.dom.state.ia.us/local/county/county_prop_tax.htm)

General Basic Property Tax Rate3.5
Total Tax Revenues5363879
Total Property Tax Revenue5246256
FactMitchell County was the whitest county in the country, at 99.27%, to vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election. Obama garnered 56% of the vote, while John McCain received 44%Mitchell County was the whitest county in the country, at 99.27%, to vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election. Obama garnered 56% of the vote, while John McCain received 44%Mitchell County was the whitest county in the country, at 99.27%, to vote for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election. Obama garnered 56% of the vote, while John McCain received 44%