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Mitchell, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Mitchell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,329 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.7632 and longitude -90.0813 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Mitchell Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2629853) 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.

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Mitchell, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,329
Population in Households 1,311
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 2,259
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $63,569
Average Household Income $74,236
Per Capita Income $30,213


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $95,659
Average Home Value $114,876


Total Households 515
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.11%
Households -0.12% -0.08%
Families -1.45% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Mitchell, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 615 55th
Population Density # 214 84th
Diversity Index # 485 65th
Median Household Income # 395 71st
Per Capita Income # 486 65th

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