Mitchell, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 15,603 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 7,978  (51.1%)
Females: 7,625  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57301.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,155 (it was $31,308 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$50,155
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,161 (it was $17,888 in 2000)

Mitchell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,810 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$151,810
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,896; detached houses: $168,430; townhouses or other attached units: $190,764; in 2-unit structures: $23,808; mobile homes: $11,646

Median gross rent in 2017: $698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mitchell: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.1%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mitchell, SD (2010)
    • 14,17292.9%White alone
    • 4332.8%American Indian alone
    • 2551.7%Hispanic
    • 2281.5%Two or more races
    • 700.5%Black alone
    • 790.5%Asian alone
    • 100.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 69 registered sex offenders living in Mitchell, South Dakota as of January 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mitchell is 230 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mitchell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(66.7)
1
(6.8)
3
(20.1)
7
(47.1)
9
(60.9)
5
(34.1)
6
(38.9)
17
(109.4)
9
(57.9)
14
(89.7)
19
(120.3)
8
(50.8)
21
(132.9)
21
(134.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.5)
2
(13.4)
2
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.6)
2
(13.0)
3
(19.3)
2
(12.9)
2
(12.8)
4
(25.3)
5
(31.7)
6
(38.0)
6
(38.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(146.8)
17
(114.8)
28
(188.0)
26
(175.0)
29
(196.4)
9
(61.4)
36
(233.2)
31
(199.5)
52
(334.3)
51
(326.9)
45
(284.9)
77
(488.9)
59
(373.3)
54
(345.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(226.9)
42
(283.6)
72
(483.4)
59
(397.0)
59
(399.5)
75
(511.3)
50
(323.8)
61
(392.5)
62
(398.6)
58
(371.8)
81
(512.8)
88
(558.8)
86
(544.1)
68
(434.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
309
(2,062)
310
(2,093)
384
(2,578)
397
(2,671)
351
(2,377)
425
(2,897)
334
(2,163)
350
(2,252)
395
(2,539)
489
(3,135)
459
(2,906)
443
(2,813)
447
(2,828)
447
(2,856)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(100.1)
18
(121.5)
31
(208.1)
20
(134.6)
14
(94.8)
19
(129.5)
22
(142.5)
22
(141.6)
22
(141.4)
30
(192.3)
35
(221.6)
48
(304.8)
37
(234.1)
58
(370.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.5)
9
(60.4)
8
(53.8)
2
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.3)
4
(25.7)
3
(19.2)
3
(19.0)
2
(12.7)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)191.1145.7211.4222.1218.6219.3202.2262.1257.8320.6330.6324.0387.6362.1

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City-data.com crime index in Mitchell, SD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
South Dakota average:

1.92
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), American (8.7%), Norwegian (7.1%), Dutch (5.3%), Irish (4.8%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 3/9/1883

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 9.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,582 people per square mile   (low).

Mitchell, South Dakota map

337 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America).

This city:

2.1%
South Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,111 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,956 (1.4%)

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)

Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 98.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,084 (+13.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,837 (83.8%)

Area code: 605

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

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
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $196,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Mitchell, SD residents
Average permit cost in Mitchell, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Historical population in Mitchell, SD
Historical housing units in Mitchell, SD

Population change in the 1990s: +738 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Mitchell, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Mitchell, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Mitchell, South Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 55% 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 near South Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 Mitchell center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 629.0 miles away from Mitchell center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from Mitchell center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 391.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Davison County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
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).
Mitchell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mitchell:

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

Airports and heliports located in Mitchell:

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Colleges/Universities in Mitchell:

  • Mitchell Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 1,147; Location: 1800 E. Spruce Street; Public; Website: www.mitchelltech.edu)
  • Dakota Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 781; 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:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 64 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Dakota State University (about 75 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • University of South Dakota (about 85 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 114 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 120 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 121 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Northern State University (about 123 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL HIGH SCHOOL - 01 (Students: 832, Location: 920 N CAPITAL ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • HANSON COLONY ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL - 07 (Location: 41659 256TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • ABBOTT HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL - 07 (Location: 909 COURT MERRILL ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170, Location: 805 W 18TH AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • ABBOTT HOUSE (Students: 36, Location: 909 COURT MERRILL, Grades: 4-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mitchell:

Private elementary/middle school in Mitchell:

  • JOHN PAUL II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 226, Location: 1510 W ELM AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Mitchell

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Davison 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:

LARSON VENTURES (Serves TX, Population served: 70, ):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mitchell that have no violations reported:

  • MITCHELL (Population served: 15,254, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DAVISON RURAL WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 3,050, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DAVISON RURAL WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 3,050, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DAVISON RURAL WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 3,050, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DAVISON RURAL WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 3,050, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell:

Marital status in Mitchell, SD
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
South Dakota average:

10.1

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, SD (based on Davison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,0544
Mainline Protestant5,00411
Evangelical Protestant2,96120
Other1792
None5,306-
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: 3
Davison County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Davison County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

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.
South Dakota:

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

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Davison County:

7.2%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Mitchell:

28.2
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mitchell:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mitchell, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 28$107,634$46,12965$30,433
Police Protection - Officers 24$117,483$58,7420$0
Firefighters 19$90,764$57,3250$0
Streets and Highways 17$72,777$51,3720$0
Police - Other 14$58,752$50,3596$2,119
Welfare 13$42,408$39,14614$11,029
Solid Waste Management 12$45,050$45,0501$117
Financial Administration 12$49,115$49,1151$589
Sewerage 6$26,640$53,2800$0
Water Supply 6$25,427$50,8541$558
Local Libraries 6$22,145$44,2904$3,507
Fire - Other 5$25,460$61,1041$332
Other and Unallocable 3$13,044$52,1760$0
Airports 1$5,106$61,2720$0
Judicial and Legal 1$7,852$94,2241$746
Other Government Administration 1$9,818$117,8169$9,136
Health 1$3,202$38,4240$0
Totals for Government 169$722,677$51,314103$58,566

Mitchell government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $1,760,000 ($112.80)
    Regular Highways: $165,000 ($10.57)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $5,283,000 ($338.59)
    Health - Other: $3,182,000 ($203.94)
    Regular Highways: $2,949,000 ($189.00)
    Police Protection: $2,926,000 ($187.53)
    Water Utilities: $2,080,000 ($133.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,609,000 ($103.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,450,000 ($92.93)
    Sewerage: $1,200,000 ($76.91)
    Financial Administration: $1,169,000 ($74.92)
    General - Other: $890,000 ($57.04)
    Transit Utilities: $696,000 ($44.61)
    Libraries: $622,000 ($39.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $204,000 ($13.07)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($11.92)
    Air Transportation: $139,000 ($8.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,360,000 ($87.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,956,000 ($317.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $622,000 ($39.86)
    General Public Building: $42,000 ($2.69)
    Health - Other: $39,000 ($2.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,509,000 ($160.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($7.50)

Mitchell government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,753,000 ($176.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,133,000 ($136.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,695,000 ($108.63)
    Sewerage: $1,564,000 ($100.24)
    Air Transportation: $144,000 ($9.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $133,000 ($8.52)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,639,000 ($105.04)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($3.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $364,000 ($23.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $338,000 ($21.66)
    Interest Earnings: $257,000 ($16.47)
    Special Assessments: $156,000 ($10.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($4.10)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($2.11)
    Rents: $5,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,620,000 ($167.92)
    Transit Utilities: $285,000 ($18.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $828,000 ($53.07)
    Highways: $421,000 ($26.98)
    General Local Government Support: $285,000 ($18.27)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,390,000 ($794.08)
    Property: $6,761,000 ($433.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $761,000 ($48.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $277,000 ($17.75)
    Other License: $221,000 ($14.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $187,000 ($11.98)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.06)

Mitchell government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,439,000 ($1950.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,610,000 ($1833.62)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,990,000 ($191.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,990,000 ($191.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,829,000 ($117.22)

Mitchell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,770,000 ($1459.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,996,000 ($192.01)

6.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.81% ($45,288 average AGI)
from Hanson County, SD  0.48% ($85,538)
from Aurora County, SD  0.26% ($46,238)
Businesses in Mitchell, SD
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
AmericInn1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
Best Western1New Balance2
Burger King1Nike3
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Slumberland1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS4
Kmart1Vans2
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

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
See more detailed statistics of Mitchell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 71Number of bridges
  • 725ft / 221mTotal length
  • $1,579,000Total costs
  • 220,280Total average daily traffic
  • 27,495Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Mitchell, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mitchell, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (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: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mitchell)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mitchell)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 94 took place in 2002, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Mitchell, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.3%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mitchell, SD
    • 26835.3%Outside Fires
    • 25433.4%Structure Fires
    • 16021.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7810.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mitchell, SD

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

  • Comfort Inn, 1117 S Burr, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-1333, Fax: (605) 996-6022
  • Ramada, 1525 W Havens Ave, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6501, Fax: (605) 996-3228
  • Days Inn Motel, 1506 S Burr, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6208, Fax: (605) 996-5220
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1001 S Burr, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-5536
  • Kelly Inn & Suites, 1010 Cabela Dr, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 995-0500, Fax: (605) 995-0512
  • Econo Lodge Mitchell, 1313 S Ohlman St, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-6647, Fax: (605) 996-7339
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 1421 S Burr St, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 996-9700, Fax: (605) 996-9777
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 2020 Highland Way, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301 , Phone: (605) 770-4931
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mitchell, South Dakota
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mitchell, SD
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mitchell, SD
  • 55.1%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 11.0%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mitchell compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Mitchell on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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