Mitchell, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mitchell, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Mitchell had a population of 1,663 as of July 1, 2015. Mitchell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mitchell is located at latitude 41.9427 and longitude -103.8098 in Scotts Bluff County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mitchell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Scotts Bluff County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,950 feet.

The City of Mitchell has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mitchell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Mitchell, NE Boundary Map

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Mitchell, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,663
Population in Households 1,617
Population in Familes 1,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 2,477
Diversity Index2 47
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 684
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 790 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $101,786
Average Home Value $122,586
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,797
Average Household Income $54,081
Per Capita Income $22,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.36%
Households -0.33% -0.29%
Families -0.3% -0.37%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Mitchell, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 69 88th
Population Density1 # 17 97th
Diversity Index2 # 35 94th
Median Household Income # 419 28th
Per Capita Income # 454 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.