Mitchell, Iowa

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Mitchell, Iowa
City
Location of Mitchell, Iowa
Location of Mitchell, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°19′16″N 92°52′13″W / 43.32111°N 92.87028°W / 43.32111; -92.87028Coordinates: 43°19′16″N 92°52′13″W / 43.32111°N 92.87028°W / 43.32111; -92.87028
Country United States
State Iowa
County Mitchell
Area[1]
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,191 ft (363 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 138
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 137
 • Density 255.6/sq mi (98.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50461
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-52905
GNIS feature ID 0459151

Mitchell is a city in Mitchell County, Iowa, United States. The population was 138 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Mitchell was founded in 1854. Mitchell is the name of a friend of one of the founders, C. C. Prime.[4]

Geography[edit]

Mitchell is located at 43°19′16″N 92°52′13″W / 43.32111°N 92.87028°W / 43.32111; -92.87028 (43.321129, -92.870348).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1870 829 —    
1880 295 −64.4%
1890 309 +4.7%
1900 245 −20.7%
1910 231 −5.7%
1920 195 −15.6%
1930 177 −9.2%
1940 161 −9.0%
1950 168 +4.3%
1960 237 +41.1%
1970 233 −1.7%
1980 193 −17.2%
1990 170 −11.9%
2000 155 −8.8%
2010 138 −11.0%
2014 136 −1.4%
2015 137 +0.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 138 people, 62 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 255.6 inhabitants per square mile (98.7/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 135.2 per square mile (52.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 62 households of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 48.3 years. 21% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.3% male and 45.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 155 people, 68 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 281.7 people per square mile (108.8/km²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 132.7 per square mile (51.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.94% of the population.

There were 68 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 121.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,768. About 7.7% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ Clyde, Jefferson F. (1918). History of Mitchell and Worth Counties, Iowa, Volume 1. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 185. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ Data