Mitchell, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 4,261 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 2,124  (49.9%)
Females: 2,137  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47446.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,226 (it was $28,559 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$37,226
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,293 (it was $13,894 in 2000)

Mitchell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,524 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$82,524
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,050; detached houses: $91,335; mobile homes: $346,857

Median gross rent in 2017: $524.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mitchell: 75.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.8% for other race residents, 36.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mitchell, IN (2010)
    • 4,21897.0%White alone
    • 601.4%Hispanic
    • 320.7%Two or more races
    • 160.4%Black alone
    • 110.3%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Mitchell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Mitchell, Indiana as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mitchell is 166 to 1.



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

1.60
Indiana average:

1.84
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Ancestries: American (19.2%), English (12.5%), German (11.2%), Irish (7.0%), Italian (6.9%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1864

Elevation: 687 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,255 people per square mile   (low).

Mitchell, Indiana map

96 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.2%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $637 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $500 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 86.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +443 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 639 (35.7%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Mitchell, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mitchell, IN in 2017
Mitchell satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $77,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Mitchell, IN residents
Average permit cost in Mitchell, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Mitchell, IN
Historical housing units in Mitchell, IN
Most common industries in Mitchell, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.6%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Mitchell, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Mitchell, Indiana

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Mitchell, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% 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 slightly above Indiana state average. It is 77% 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 the city 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 Mitchell center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 141.9 miles away from Mitchell 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
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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mitchell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mitchell:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 31 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 45 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 55 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 55 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 57 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high school in Mitchell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mitchell:

See full list of schools located in Mitchell

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MITCHELL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4,800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-12-2010 to JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-12-2010 to APR-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-12-2010 to APR-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-12-2010 to APR-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-12-2010 to APR-11-2011)
  • 20 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell:

Marital status in Mitchell, IN
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mitchell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mitchell, IN (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,91064
Mainline Protestant5,75826
Catholic1,8752
Other5124
Black Protestant1831
None25,896-
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: 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.
State:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
Indiana:

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

15.1%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mitchell:

47.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mitchell:

42.4%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mitchell:

10.0%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mitchell:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.5%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Mitchell:

76.4%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mitchell, IN Residents
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
Water Supply 5$14,801$35,5220$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,679$40,0300$0
Streets and Highways 5$14,961$35,9060$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,566$37,6985$2,083
Police - Other 4$9,751$29,2531$1,401
Sewerage 3$9,406$37,6240$0
Other and Unallocable 3$8,227$32,9080$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,883$31,5320$0
Transit 2$2,697$16,1822$1,624
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,519
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 34$96,971$34,2259$7,627

Mitchell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $497,000 ($116.64)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($91.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $628,000 ($147.38)
    Water Utilities: $460,000 ($107.96)
    Sewerage: $450,000 ($105.61)
    Regular Highways: $350,000 ($82.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $197,000 ($46.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $176,000 ($41.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($28.63)
    Transit Utilities: $103,000 ($24.17)
    Central Staff Services: $63,000 ($14.79)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($11.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($8.92)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($2.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $712,000 ($167.10)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($11.26)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,231,000 ($288.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $226,000 ($53.04)

Mitchell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,387,000 ($325.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000 ($49.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $50,000 ($11.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($8.21)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $705,000 ($165.45)
    Other: $500,000 ($117.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $420,000 ($98.57)
    Highways: $101,000 ($23.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($4.22)
    Rents: $15,000 ($3.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($3.29)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,198,000 ($515.84)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($1.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $455,000 ($106.78)
    Other: $302,000 ($70.88)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($7.28)
  • Tax - Property: $1,108,000 ($260.03)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.47)

Mitchell government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,645,000 ($1324.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,440,000 ($1276.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000 ($48.11)

Mitchell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $361,000 ($84.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,052,000 ($716.26)

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Monroe County, IN  1.25% ($38,250 average AGI)
from Orange County, IN  0.44% ($28,403)
from Greene County, IN  0.22% ($34,128)


4.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, IN  1.18% ($36,952 average AGI)
to Orange County, IN  0.42% ($32,459)
to Marion County, IN  0.19% ($36,206)
Businesses in Mitchell, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
CVS1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1

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.)
Mitchell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mitchell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 96.0mTotal length
  • $1,013,000Total costs
  • 188,612Total average daily traffic
  • 16,957Total average daily truck traffic
  • 321,028Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mitchell, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mitchell, IN

2002 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2016 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of fire incidents - 103 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mitchell, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.1%), and Structure Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mitchell, IN
    • 30443.1%Outside Fires
    • 26437.4%Structure Fires
    • 9313.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 456.4%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mitchell, IN
  • 57.7%Utility gas
  • 36.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mitchell, IN
  • 78.1%Electricity
  • 20.4%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Mitchell compared to Indiana 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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