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Mitchell, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Mitchell Census Designated Place had a population of 1,318 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mitchell: Mitchell Station.

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Mitchell, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,318
Daytime Population: Workers 269
Daytime Population: Residents 613
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 882
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 1,300
Population in Familes 1,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 2,241
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $62,851
Average Household Income $71,616
Per Capita Income $29,127


Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 357 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $89,459
Average Home Value $107,053


Total Households 508
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.39% -0.21%
Households -0.32% -0.2%
Families -1.77% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

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, 2017 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 # 624 54th
Population Density # 221 84th
Diversity Index # 498 64th
Median Household Income # 359 74th
Per Capita Income # 486 65th

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