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The Mitchell CDP(1) had a population of 1,186 as of July 1, 2022. Mitchell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mitchell is located at latitude 38.762 and longitude -90.0854 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Mitchell Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 427 feet.

The Mitchell Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mitchell Census Designated Place is located within Township of Chouteau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mitchell: Mitchell Station.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Mitchell, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,186 (100%)
Population in Households 1,180 (99.5%)
Population in Families 920 (77.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 2,122
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $66,476
Average Household Income $94,280
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $39,520
Wealth Index5 83


Total HU (Housing Units) 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 374 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $124,811
Average Home Value $138,000
Housing Affordability Index3 257


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.40
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.14% -0.51%
Households -0.89% -0.41%
Families   -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.11%

Mitchell, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell to the other 1,466 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 643 56th
Population Density # 218 85th
Median Household Income # 700 52nd
Housing Affordability Index # 1179 80th
Per Capita Income # 449 69th
Diversity Index # 426 71st

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