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Population in 2012: 4,334 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 2,136  (49.3%)
Females: 2,198  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47446.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,004 (it was $28,559 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$26,004
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,593

Mitchell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,282 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$73,282
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,256; Detached houses: $80,177; Mobile homes: $160,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $562.

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  • White alone - 4,278 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 30 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mitchell: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.6%), United States (16.7%), Irish (15.1%), English (14.0%), French (3.4%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 687 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,277 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell city:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

21 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Mitchell, Indiana as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mitchell to the number of sex offenders is 206 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $737 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $518 (0.7%)

Mitchell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (29.8 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (52.6 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (224.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Orleans, IN (2.3 miles ), Bedford, IN (3.0 miles ), Williams, IN (3.2 miles ), Saltillo, IN (3.3 miles) , Oolitic, IN (3.4 miles ), Paoli, IN (3.5 miles ), Campbellsburg, IN (3.6 miles ), Avoca, IN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $57,600
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $52,900
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $50,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $77,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 86.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +432 (+9.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 470 (31.5%)

Area code: 812

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Indiana average:

1.74

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Mitchell, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -166 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Mitchell city center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell-area historical earthquake activity is above Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from Mitchell center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from Mitchell center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mitchell topographic map

Birthplace of: Gus Grissom - Astronaut, Sam Bass - Old West.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mitchell:

  • HOOSIER UPLANDS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 500 W MAIN ST)
  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, 103 E HANCOCK)
  • MITCHELL MANOR (Nursing Home, 24 TEKE BURTON DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Mitchell, IN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 31 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 37,472)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 31 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 45 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus (about 48 miles; Columbus, IN; FT enrollment: 2,166)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • University of Louisville (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Bellarmine University (about 55 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Mitchell:

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Library in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $425,591; Location: 804 MAIN STREET; 59,648 books; 3,454 audio materials; 4,346 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mitchell: Mitchell Fire Department Station 2 (A), Mitchell Fire Department Station 1 (B), Marion Township Rural Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lawrence County Tourism (533 West Main Street).

 
Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0530

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

MITCHELL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4800, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Atrazine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-09-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-15-2004 and JUL-20-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2000), Fed FAO issued (AUG-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-18-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2000), Fed FAO issued (AUG-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-18-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 64.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mitchell, IN

86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
122 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Mitchell compared to Indiana state average:

Mitchell, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Mitchell (2011 data):

  • Bloomfield State Bank: Mitchell Branch at 1309 Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01; Messenger Service Branch at 628 West Main Street, branch established on 1995/10/01. Info updated 2007/03/06: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $344.7 mil, headquarters in Bloomfield, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Universal Bancorp
  • Mid-Southern Savings Bank, FSB: W Main St Branch at 1505 W Main St, branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $217.3 mil, Deposits: $195.3 mil, headquarters in Salem, IN, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

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:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mitchell city (based on Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.82%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChurches of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents18.6%17.3%11.8%6.5%6.3%
Congregations15.9%10.2%2.3%18.2%14.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.9%5.8%5.5%4.5%17.6%
Congregations3.4%1.1%2.3%4.5%27.3%
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: 7
Lawrence County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lawrence County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Lawrence County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

14.3%

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
Financial Administration 2$6,020$36,1200$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,153$24,9181$264
Police Protection - Officers 9$39,575$52,7670$0
Police - Other 2$7,247$43,4823$939
Streets and Highways 3$11,163$44,6520$0
Welfare 1$531$6,3720$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,679$44,1480$0
Sewerage 1$5,599$67,1880$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,867
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,033$24,3961$614
Water Supply 2$8,898$53,3881$238
Totals for Government 24$88,898$44,4498$3,922

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $670,000 ($154.59)
    Police Protection: $479,000 ($110.52)
    Water Utilities: $392,000 ($90.45)
    Sewerage: $361,000 ($83.29)
    General - Other: $323,000 ($74.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($23.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($18.92)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($13.61)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($11.77)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($10.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000 ($7.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($32.76)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $21,000 ($4.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $146,000 ($33.69)
    General - Other: $106,000 ($24.46)
    Fire Protection: $63,000 ($14.54)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($8.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,114,000 ($257.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $248,000 ($57.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $357,000 ($82.37)
    All Other: $50,000 ($11.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($1.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $306,000 ($70.60)
    Highways: $56,000 ($12.92)
    Transit Utilities: $29,000 ($6.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $226,000 ($52.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $65,000 ($15.00)
    Rents: $45,000 ($10.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $432,000 ($99.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $243,000 ($56.07)
    General Support: $234,000 ($53.99)
    All Other: $133,000 ($30.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Tax - Property: $807,000 ($186.20)
    NEC: $5,000 ($1.15)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($0.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,270,000 ($985.23)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,024,000 ($467.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,143,000 ($955.93)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,924,000 ($443.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,000 ($23.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($29.30)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $376,000 ($86.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,007,000 ($693.82)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,924,000 ($443.93)

4.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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 Monroe County, IN  1.15% ($29,724 average AGI)
from Orange County, IN  0.50% ($22,765)
from Greene County, IN  0.22% ($30,026)


5.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Monroe County, IN  1.33% ($28,504 average AGI)
to Orange County, IN  0.49% ($26,729)
to Marion County, IN  0.25% ($26,581)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBIW (1340 AM; 1 kW; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WMBL (88.1 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W210AV (89.9 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWEG (102.5 FM; MITCHELL, IN; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W205BB (88.9 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQRK (105.5 FM; BEDFORD, IN; Owner: AD-VENTURE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFLQ (100.1 FM; FRENCH LICK, IN; Owner: WILLTRONICS BROADCASTING)
  • WUME-FM (95.3 FM; PAOLI, IN; Owner: IRONIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLO (96.9 FM; HARDINSBURG, IN; Owner: WKLO, LLC)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WSLM-FM (97.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. COOMER)
  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)
  • WQKC (93.7 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: S.C.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVNI (95.1 FM; NASHVILLE, IN; Owner: BROWN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBWB (96.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Mitchell:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mitchell, Indiana:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Indiana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 174
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Mitchell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,371
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,326
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 18,374

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mitchell, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MITCHELL LOST RIVER, Lawrence County Road 12000 S .25 Mi E Of Rt 37 (Lat: 38.687806 Lon: -86.451361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: WPNA210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/04/2021, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson
    Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-4576, Email:
  • MITCHELL, Lat: 38.732694 Lon: -86.473111, Call Sign: WQHE222
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 07/10/2017, Certifier: Kevin Allen
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Mitchell, Doc Hamilton Blvd (Lat: 38.742944 Lon: -86.467528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQRC344
    Assigned Frequencies: 6389.96 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Donald L Renner
    Registrant: Helix Technologies, Inc., 8550 W. Main St., French Lick, IN 47432, Phone: (812) 936-2525, Fax: (812) 936-2006, Email:
  • 507 Main Street (Lat: 38.731139 Lon: -86.471917), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WLE737
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.875 MHz, 945.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/1991, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Mitchell Community Broadcast Company, Inc., 424 Heltonville Road, Bedford, IN 47421

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mitchell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1770T , Serial Number: 28-7125385, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Scott G Ranft, 3975 Us Highway 50 W, Mitchell, IN 47446
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 23140 , Serial Number: 38-81A0119, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1981
    Registrant (Individual): James L Flora, 66 N Acres Dr, Mitchell, IN 47446
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26052 , Serial Number: AA5A0407, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Arm Enterprises LLC, 896 Spice Valley Rd, Mitchell, IN 47446
  • Aircraft: JAMES D BUIE CH-750 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 917BL , Serial Number: 75-8157
    Registrant (Individual): James D Buie, 1271 State Road 60 E, Mitchell, IN 47446


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Mitchell


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mitchell, IN

Most common first names in Mitchell, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8476.5 years
James7872.4 years
William7872.3 years
John7075.6 years
Robert6770.9 years
Charles4373.2 years
Ruth4077.8 years
George3176.2 years
Dorothy2978.0 years
Paul2668.4 years
Most common last names in Mitchell, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4980.5 years
Burton3878.6 years
Williams3877.8 years
King3372.1 years
Brown3276.7 years
Chastain3280.2 years
Terrell3175.8 years
Reynolds2670.6 years
Johnson2673.2 years
Edwards2277.4 years
Businesses in Mitchell, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
CVS1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1

Mitchell on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #85 (47446) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Robin Cromwell (4)
  • Bobby Hardwick (1)
  • Daniel V. Jones (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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