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Population in 2012: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 

Males: 85  (42.1%)
Females: 119  (57.9%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip code: 30820

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,155 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$51,155
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,673

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,492 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$45,492
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $61,728; Detached houses: $65,498; Mobile homes: $43,630

Median gross rent in 2012: $576.

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  • White alone - 170 (85.4%)
  • Black alone - 22 (11.1%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mitchell: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.8%), English (20.4%), Irish (7.7%), German (3.9%), Dutch (1.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 539 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 49.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell town:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 2.9%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mitchell, Georgia as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mitchell to the number of sex offenders is 102 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $920 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (1.0%)

Mitchell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (41.8 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (105.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (628.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gibson, GA (2.5 miles ), Edge Hill, GA (2.5 miles) , Warthen, GA (2.9 miles) , Norris, GA (3.1 miles) , Avera, GA (3.2 miles ), Mayfield, GA (3.4 miles) , Warrenton, GA (3.6 miles ), Stapleton, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.22 N, Longitude: 82.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Mitchell household income distribution Mitchell home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-4.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Mitchell town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from Mitchell center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from Mitchell center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glascock County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mitchell:

  • GIBSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GIBSON, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mitchell, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • Georgia College & State University (about 33 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,505)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 40 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Augusta State University (about 43 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,766)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • East Georgia College (about 49 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 60 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Mercer University (about 62 miles; Macon, GA; FT enrollment: 6,184)

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Notable location: Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mitchell include: Mitchell Baptist Church (A), Mitchell Methodist Church (B), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Sandy Grove Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kitchens - Wilcher Cemetery (1), Llewellyn - Kitchens Cemetery (2), Mitchell Cemetery (3), Saint Paul Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Glascock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mitchell and their reported violations in the past:

EDGEHILL (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-26-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-14-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-05-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.2%
(0.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.8%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mitchell, GA

Mitchell compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mitchell travel time to work - commute


Mitchell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (44%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mitchell town (based on Glascock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.01%
Here62.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Progressive Primitive BaptistsOther
Adherents65.6%16.9%13.5%2.5%1.5%
Congregations42.9%28.6%14.3%7.1%7.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Glascock County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Glascock County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Glascock County:

26.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,022
Water Supply 0$0 1$406
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,428

Mitchell government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $146,000 ($715.69)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($210.78)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($39.22)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($93.14)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($78.43)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($58.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($19.61)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.71)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($14.71)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($9.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($4.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.90)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($53.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($176.47)

Mitchell government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($49.02)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($63.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($53.92)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($19.61)
    Rents: $2,000 ($9.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($73.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $122,000 ($598.04)
    All Other: $28,000 ($137.25)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($39.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($29.41)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($24.51)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.80)

Mitchell government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $606,000 ($2970.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $192,000 ($941.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $414,000 ($2029.41)

Mitchell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $55,000 ($269.61)

8.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.30%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, GA  1.48% ($25,000 average AGI)
from McDuffie County, GA  1.25% ($31,182)


7.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mitchell:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)

Mitchell fatal accident list:

May 2, 1979 05:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mitchell)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KD4OUJ, Licensee ID: L00485480
    Grant Date: 03/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/26/2012, Certifier: William A Raley Sr
    Registrant: William A Raley Sr, 7440 Griffin Chapel Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KD4QHV, Licensee ID: L00511680
    Grant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 06/30/2012, Certifier: William A Raley Jr
    Registrant: William A Raley Jr, 7600 Griffin Chapel Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KE4LRR, Licensee ID: L00829050
    Grant Date: 03/11/2004, Expiration Date: 05/17/2014, Certifier: Danny Smith
    Registrant: Danny Smith, 4914 Smith Road, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KE4NNR, Licensee ID: L00850591
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Certifier: Angela V Smith
    Registrant: Angela V Smith, 4914 Smith Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: N4HRF
    Grant Date: 08/26/1997, Expiration Date: 08/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2009
    Registrant: Hollis H Hall, 41 Harrison Cir, Mitchell, GA 30820


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Lewis A. Berry (1)
  • Garrie Brian Bales (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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