For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:
For population 15 years and over in Mitchell town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $742 (1.1%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-4.4%).
Average climate in Mitchell, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:
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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mitchell and their reported violations in the past:EDGEHILL (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mitchell compared to Georgia state average:
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Religion statistics for Mitchell (based on Glascock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
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Mitchell government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,616 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,277 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.