Mitchell, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 100  (49.5%)
Females: 104  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 30820

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,490 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$53,490
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,912 (it was $18,103 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,642 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$44,642
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $57,161; Detached houses: $65,779; Mobile homes: $27,132

Median gross rent in 2013: $403.

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    • 17085.4%White alone
    • 2211.1%Black alone
    • 63.0%Hispanic
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mitchell: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.8%), United States (14.7%), Irish (7.1%), German (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 539 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

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

Mitchell, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 49.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

5 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This town:

2.7%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mitchell, Georgia as of August 29, 2015.
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 2013: $1,078 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $506 (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 June 2014:
Here:

10.0%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-4.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Average climate in Mitchell, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 9% smaller 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 near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Mitchell center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Mitchell center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Mitchell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mitchell:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 32 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 33 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 41 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • East Georgia State College (about 49 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 55 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 60 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 45.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Black residents, 76.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race 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

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Georgia average:

12.6

Mitchell travel time to work - commute Mitchell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,35810
Mainline Protestant1032
Catholic--
None1,621-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
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 1$866
Water Supply 0$0 1$441
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,307

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)

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, GA  1.23% ($28,727 average AGI)
from McDuffie County, GA  1.23% ($18,182)


6.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

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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