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Population in 2012: 15,484 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.4%
 

Males: 7,665  (49.5%)
Females: 7,819  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
South Dakota median age:  25.4 years

Zip codes: 57301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,910 (it was $31,308 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$42,910
SD:

$48,362
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,367

Mitchell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,607 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$116,607
SD:

$134,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,319; Detached houses: $140,459; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,710; In 2-unit structures: $86,316; Mobile homes: $10,980

Median gross rent in 2012: $577.

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  • White alone - 14,061 (92.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 405 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 372 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 289 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 77 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mitchell: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.0%), Norwegian (9.0%), Irish (8.2%), Dutch (5.9%), English (4.6%), United States (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/9/1883

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 9.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,570 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell city:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

273 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
South Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mitchell, South Dakota as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mitchell to the number of sex offenders is 15,484 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,726 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,794 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (66.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (198.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (540.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Loomis, SD (2.6 miles) , Fulton, SD (3.2 miles) , Mount Vernon, SD (3.4 miles ), Ethan, SD (3.4 miles ), Alexandria, SD (3.6 miles ), Letcher, SD (3.7 miles) , Dimock, SD (4.1 miles) , Farmer, SD (4.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2006: 44 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $169,000

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Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 98.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,163 (+14.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,883 (84.4%)

Area code: 605

Mitchell household income distribution Mitchell home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Mitchell by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.06.80.00.0
Rapes 5851013795617
per 100,000 34.154.534.066.76.820.147.160.934.138.9109.4
Robberies 02012220223
per 100,000 0.013.60.06.713.513.413.50.013.613.019.3
Assaults 112810221728262993631
per 100,000 75.1190.868.1146.8114.8188.0175.0196.461.4233.2199.5
Burglaries 9677763442725959755061
per 100,000 655.2524.6517.4226.9283.6483.4397.0399.5511.3323.8392.5
Thefts 416367340309310384397351425334350
per 100,000 2839.02500.32314.82062.12093.32578.22671.42376.62897.32163.22252.1
Auto thefts 1915171518312014192222
per 100,000 129.7102.2115.7100.1121.5208.1134.694.8129.5142.5141.6
Arson 124402982013
per 100,000 81.927.327.20.013.560.453.813.50.06.519.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.2) 208.2226.6175.7187.6143.1207.5218.1214.7215.3198.5257.3

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Crime rate in Mitchell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
South Dakota average:

1.92

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Mitchell, South Dakota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.8%
South Dakota:

3.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +738 (+5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Mitchell city center killed 6 people and injured 150 people and caused $18 million in damages.

On 5/21/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Mitchell center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Mitchell center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davison County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gary Owens - Radio announcer and personality, Mike Miller (basketball player) - College basketball player, Jared Reiner - Basketball player, Leslie Carlson - Film actor, Mike Miller - NBA player (Memphis Grizzlies, born: Feb 19, 1980), David Gassman - Politician, Marc Feinstein - Politician, Ordell Braase - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL CMTY DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, 525 N FOSTER ST)
  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, 525 NORTH FOSTER)
  • DAKOTA PHYSICAL THERAPY HHC (Home Health Center, 1319 WEST HAVENS)
  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 525 N FOSTER)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL (Hospital, 909 S MILLER ST)
  • AVERA BRADY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 500 S OHLMAN)
  • FIRESTEEL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1120 EAST 7TH AVENUE)
  • MITCHELL RETIREMENT NRSG CTR (Nursing Home, 101 S MAIN ST)
  • WILGE MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, 619 N KITTRIDGE)

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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFMITCHELL.ORG

Colleges/Universities in Mitchell:

  • Mitchell Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 854; Location: 821 N Capital St; Public; Website: www.mitchelltech.edu)
  • Dakota Wesleyan University (FT enrollment: 683; Location: 1200 W University Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dwu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • South Dakota State University (about 75 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 9,084)
  • University of South Dakota (about 85 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Wayne State College (about 115 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 120 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 121 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 124 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Buena Vista University (about 161 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

Public high schools in Mitchell:

Private high schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 196; Location: 805 W 18TH AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ABBOTT HOUSE (Students: 30; Location: 909 COURT MERRILL; Grades: 3 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mitchell:

Private elementary/middle school in Mitchell:

  • JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 1510 W ELM AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Mitchell, map of school districts: MITCHELL 17-2

Library in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $604,574; Location: 221 N DUFF STREET; 88,228 books; 2,193 audio materials; 434 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 13 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mitchell: Starlite Drive-In (A), Mitchell Fire and Emergency Medical Services (B), Mitchell City Hall (C), Mitchell Technical Institute Library (D), Mitchell Public Library (E), McGovern Library (F), Davison County Courthouse (G), Corn Palace (H), Davison County Volunteer Search and Rescue (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Super City Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Graceland Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Mitchell (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mitchell include: Ketnel Park (1), Eastside Park (2), Northside Park (3), Westside Park (4), Hitchcock Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Middle Border Museum & Oscar Howe Art Center (1300 East University Avenue) (1), Enchanted World Doll Museum (615 North Main Street) (2), Telstar Mustang-Shelby-Cobra Restorations & Museum (1300 South Kimball Street) (3), Prehistoric Indian Village - Archeodome (Historical Places & Services; Indian Village Road) (4), D & E Music & Vending Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 117 South Lawler Street) (5), Corn Palace - Tourism & Bus Tour Information (Tours & Charters; 603 North Main Street) (6), Corn Palace - Visitor's Gift Shop (Tours & Charters; 604 North Main Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Kelly Inn & Suites (1010 Cabela Drive) (1), Americinn Lodge & Suites (1421 South Burr Street) (2), Stardust Motel & Apartments (200 East Havens Street) (3), Motel 6 (1309 South Ohlman Street) (4), Midwest Motel Management (1000 South Main Street) (5), Econo Lodge Mitchell (1313 South Ohlman) (6), Chief Motel (902 South Burr Street) (7), Days Inn (1506 South Burr Street) (8), Comfort Inn Mitchell (1117 South Burr Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: South Dakota State - Health Department- Community Health Nurse (909 South Miller Avenue) (1), Davison County - Circuit COURT-1st Judicial Circuit- Circuit Court Judges- Boyd L McMur (Courthouse) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
South Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mitchell, SD

People in group quarters in Mitchell in 2010:

  • 326 people in college/university student housing
  • 230 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 59 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Mitchell in 2000:

  • 244 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 75 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Mitchell compared to South Dakota state average:

Mitchell, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Mitchell (2011 data):

  • First Dakota National Bank: Mitchell Branch at 500 East Norway Avenue, branch established on 1999/08/06; Mitchell North Main Branch at 1712 North Main, branch established on 2002/11/18. Info updated 2009/07/21: Bank assets: $846.4 mil, Deposits: $751.2 mil, headquarters in Yankton, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Dakota Financial Corporation
  • Home Federal Bank: Mitchell -- Wal-Mart Branch at 1101 East Spruce, branch established on 2001/03/14; Mitchell Branch at 714 South Burr, branch established on 1955/07/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • BankWest, Inc.: Mitchell - Sanborn Blvd at 1920 North Sanborn Boulevard, branch established on 2012/02/01; Mitchell Branch at 2100 Highland Way, branch established on 2002/07/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $739.9 mil, Deposits: $615.4 mil, headquarters in Pierre, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: South Dakota Bancshares, Inc.
  • CorTrust Bank National Association: Mitchell Branch at 719 North Main, branch established on 1994/04/27; Cortrust Bank National Association at 100 East Havens, branch established on 1930/10/31. Info updated 2009/09/14: Bank assets: $666.8 mil, Deposits: $557.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Hopkins Financial Corporation
  • Fulton State Bank: Mitchell Branch at 115 E Havens St, branch established on 1994/04/04. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $53.8 mil, Deposits: $47.3 mil, headquarters in Fulton, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • First National Bank South Dakota: Mitchell Branch at 210 North Lawler, branch established on 1897/01/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $419.7 mil, Deposits: $370.3 mil, headquarters in Yankton, SD, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mitchell Branch at 403 North Lawler Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mitchell Branch at 1421 North Main, branch established on 1963/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mitchell, South Dakota:

  • Comfort Inn, 1117 S Burr, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-1333, Fax: (605) 996-6022
  • Ramada, 1525 W Havens Ave, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6501, Fax: (605) 996-3228
  • Days Inn Motel, 1506 S Burr, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6208, Fax: (605) 996-5220
  • Motel 6, 1309 S Ohlman St, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-0530, Fax: (605) 995-2019
  • Best Western Motor Inn, 1001 S Burr, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-5536
  • Hampton Inn Mitchell, 1920 Highland Way, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 995-1575, Fax: (605) 995-1573
  • Kelly Inn & Suites, 1010 Cabela Dr, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 995-0500, Fax: (605) 995-0512
  • Econo Lodge Mitchell, 1313 S Ohlman St, Mitchell, SD 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6647, Fax: (605) 996-7339
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mitchell, South Dakota

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:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.76%
Here80.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents42.3%18.9%9.8%6.1%5.6%
Congregations12.5%12.5%9.4%3.1%3.1%
NameReformed Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristBaptist General ConferenceHutterian BrethrenOther
Adherents3.1%2.2%2.1%2.0%8.0%
Congregations3.1%6.3%3.1%9.4%37.5%
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: 3
Davison County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Davison County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Davison County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Davison County:

27.7%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

14.9%

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 7$22,211$38,0760$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,505$51,6129$7,149
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$4,003
Police Protection - Officers 24$93,894$46,9470$0
Police - Other 12$38,156$38,1565$3,967
Firefighters 17$62,568$44,1661$113
Streets and Highways 21$67,044$38,3110$0
Airports 1$3,496$41,9521$536
Welfare 3$8,922$35,6881$66
Health 5$23,174$55,6180$0
Solid Waste Management 10$39,150$46,9801$753
Sewerage 7$24,290$41,6400$0
Parks and Recreation 22$82,775$45,15040$19,623
Water Supply 10$37,293$44,7520$0
Transit 10$23,132$27,7588$7,215
Local Libraries 6$18,142$36,2842$1,362
Other and Unallocable 3$11,500$46,0000$0
Totals for Government 163$577,252$42,49770$44,787

Mitchell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,743,000 ($177.15)
    Water Utilities: $2,440,000 ($157.58)
    Regular Highways: $1,913,000 ($123.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,542,000 ($99.59)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($7.62)
    Sewerage: $115,000 ($7.43)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($1.87)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,638,000 ($170.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,545,000 ($164.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,544,000 ($99.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,525,000 ($98.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,379,000 ($89.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $979,000 ($63.23)
    Central Staff Services: $770,000 ($49.73)
    General Public Buildings: $711,000 ($45.92)
    Sewerage: $626,000 ($40.43)
    Transit Utilities: $529,000 ($34.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $498,000 ($32.16)
    Libraries: $429,000 ($27.71)
    Public Welfare - Other: $390,000 ($25.19)
    Financial Administration: $369,000 ($23.83)
    General - Other: $296,000 ($19.12)
    Health - Other: $167,000 ($10.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $129,000 ($8.33)
    Air Transportation: $113,000 ($7.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $87,000 ($5.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $847,000 ($54.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $217,000 ($14.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $201,000 ($12.98)
    Regular Highways: $192,000 ($12.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($8.33)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($4.00)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($3.87)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($2.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($2.20)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($1.49)
    General Public Building: $16,000 ($1.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $12,000 ($0.77)
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000 ($0.52)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,148,000 ($590.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $480,000 ($31.00)

Mitchell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,773,000 ($114.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000 ($95.52)
    Sewerage: $1,246,000 ($80.47)
    Hospital Public: $435,000 ($28.09)
    All Other: $80,000 ($5.17)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($4.00)
    Parking Facilities: $21,000 ($1.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,346,000 ($86.93)
    Transit Utilities: $179,000 ($11.56)
    Public Welfare: $36,000 ($2.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $225,000 ($14.53)
    Public Welfare: $204,000 ($13.17)
    General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($7.04)
    All Other: $76,000 ($4.91)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $528,000 ($34.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $482,000 ($31.13)
    Interest Earnings: $236,000 ($15.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $135,000 ($8.72)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($2.20)
    Rents: $13,000 ($0.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,343,000 ($151.32)
    Transit Utilities: $246,000 ($15.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $64,000 ($4.13)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,010,000 ($581.89)
    Property: $3,315,000 ($214.09)
    Other License: $151,000 ($9.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000 ($8.78)
    Public Utility License: $85,000 ($5.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $62,000 ($4.00)

Mitchell government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,938,000 ($1739.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,604,000 ($1653.58)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,658,000 ($429.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,325,000 ($408.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,816,000 ($117.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000 ($31.13)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $333,000 ($21.51)

Mitchell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,910,000 ($510.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,474,000 ($547.27)

8.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
South Dakota average:

8.40%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.77% ($24,825 average AGI)
from Beadle County, SD  0.50% ($29,270)
from Charles Mix County, SD  0.39% ($16,379)


8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
South Dakota average:

8.34%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.70% ($26,960 average AGI)
to Beadle County, SD  0.27% ($25,300)
to Aurora County, SD  0.26% ($21,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • KORN (1490 AM; 1 kW; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • KQRN (107.3 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • K258AG (99.5 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • K220HB (91.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMIT (105.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • K215AI (90.9 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KUQL (98.3 FM; WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, LLC)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • K204DW (88.7 FM; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mitchell:

  • K09UN (Channel 9; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K07QL (Channel 7; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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: 19
Total length: 79 meters (259ft)
Total costs: $2,004,000
Total average daily traffic: 91,859
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,760

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Mitchell, SD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mitchell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mitchell, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mitchell)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mitchell)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Mitchell, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13282.4 years
John13179.4 years
William11578.5 years
George8078.7 years
Robert7971.8 years
Anna7285.6 years
Margaret6683.5 years
Helen6683.0 years
James6374.0 years
Charles5978.6 years
Most common last names in Mitchell, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8479.0 years
Smith5778.9 years
Miller4579.3 years
Anderson4081.3 years
Jones3481.8 years
Peterson3377.5 years
Hohn2875.7 years
Carlson2482.2 years
Nelson2484.0 years
Thompson2276.8 years
Businesses in Mitchell, SD
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Menards1
Arby's1Motel 61
Ashley Furniture1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
GameStop1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy2UPS4
Lane Furniture1Vans2
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's2
Browse common businesses in Mitchell, SD

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Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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