Mitchell County, IA

10,757 Population
469.1 square miles 22.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
22.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
70.9%
was 70.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.7%
was 0.6%
 
Percent Under 18
24.3%
was 24.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
21.6%
was 21.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.3
was 2.8
Ranked 5th Lowest in IA
Percent Living in Poverty
9.2%
was 9.6%
 
Median Household Income
$52,564
was $49,488
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.4
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
3,040
Ranked 22nd Highest in IA
Patents per 100,000
9
Ranked 51st Highest in IA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
177.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,917
was 4,897
 
Median Rent
$555
was $535
 
Total Building Permits
40
was 26
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,322
was 4,358
 
Homeownership Rate
83.5%
was 83.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
28
was 20
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
10.5
was 10.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
45.4%
was 43.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
12
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.2
was 5.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 2.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.1%
was 89.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.2%
was 90.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.7%
was 14.9%
 

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