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Mitchell County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 6,331 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 6,932 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 946
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,045
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,128
Renter-occupied apartments: 799 (it was 722 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 700 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mitchell County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Public administration (29.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Mitchell County, KS (2017)
    • 5,99186.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1351.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 661.0%Asian alone
    • 370.5%Two or more races
    • 200.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 150.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 3,252  (51.4%)
Females: 3,079  (48.6%)
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Average household size:
Mitchell County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,402 ($33,385 in 1999)
This county:

$52,402
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $572)
This county:

$372
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,676 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$104,676
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,313 - $168,104
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,064
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $445

Institutionalized population: 135
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $218,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $227,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $280,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $379,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $285,600
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $320,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Mitchell, KS residents
Average permit cost in Mitchell, KS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,708 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,681 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Mitchell, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mitchell, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mitchell, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
Mitchell County:

10.4%
Kansas:

11.9%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, inf% for Black residents, 63.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.4 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 48.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 20.4 years old, American Indian residents: 62.5 years old, Asian residents: 4.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.8 years old, Other race residents: 27.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mitchell County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.

Cities in this county include: Beloit, Cawker City, Glen Elder, Tipton, Simpson, Hunter, Asherville, Scottsville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Mitchell County: Prairie Trails Golf Course (A), Welborn Elementary School (B), Nicodemus Township Number 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Morland Wastewater Plant (D), Bogue Wastewater Plant (E), Graham County Fairgrounds (F), Hill City Waste Treatment Plant (G), Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 21 (H), Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 17 (I), KZNA - FM (Hill City) (J), Graham County Rural Fire Department Station 6 (K), Graham County Rural Fire Department Station 4 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mitchell County include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Anthony Church (B), Leland Church (C), Spring Creek Church (D), Prairie Home United Methodist Church (E), Mount Pleasant Church (F), Red Line Church of God (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Anthony Cemetery (1), Anderson Cemetery (2), Prairie Home Cemetery (3), Samuels Cemetery (4), Wild horse Township Cemetery (5), Penokee Cemetery (6), Brush Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Stevensons Lake (A), Antelope Lake (B), Antelope County Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Creek (A), Skunk Creek (B), Wild Horse Creek (C), Spring Creek (D), Coon Creek (E), Brush Creek (F), Jackson Branch (G), County Line Creek (H), Center Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mitchell County: Antelope County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Decatur County , Ellis County , Gove County , Park County, Colorado , Sheridan County , Washington County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Mitchell, KS
County total employment by year in Mitchell, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Mitchell, KS

Current college students: 374
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 105 (41.5% naturalized citizens)

Mitchell County:

1.7%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 632010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 241990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.8%

Mitchell County marital status for males Mitchell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,840
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 97
  • 3 or 4: 108
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 119

Housing units in Mitchell County with a mortgage: 980 (35 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,027

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mitchell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,0103
Evangelical Protestant1,7388
Mainline Protestant1,30010
Other-1
None1,325-
Mitchell County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Mitchell County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Mitchell County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

12.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mitchell County:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

27.9%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Mitchell County:

Average size of farms: 949 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $156,219
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $106.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $143,687
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.28%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,117
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.12
Corn for grain: 5326 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 152640 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9964 harvested acres
Vegetables: 37 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Tornado activity:

Mitchell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 3235013.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from Mitchell County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the county 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 436.1 miles away from the county 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 233.7 miles away from Mitchell County center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2012 to April 16, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4063: May 24, 2012, FEMA Id: 4063, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2004 to July 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1535: August 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1535, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 28, 1993 to October 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1000: July 22, 1993, FEMA Id: 1000, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 18, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-229: July 18, 1967, FEMA Id: 229, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mitchell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,068 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 339 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 128 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 99 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Western Asia (26%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Malaysia (14%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Burma (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mitchell County


  • German (44%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • French Canadian (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Mitchell County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 97 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 79 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Mitchell County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in college/university student housing
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,098.

3.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.83%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($35,281 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($12,833 average AGI)
Mitchell County:

1.44%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.00% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($33,173 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($13,331 average AGI)
Mitchell County:

1.69%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Mitchell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Mitchell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mitchell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,434 (1,314 aged, 120 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 150 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Mitchell County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (116)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (76)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (71)
  • Unspecified dementia (71)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (65)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (57)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (37)
  • Congestive heart failure (34)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,793
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,508
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56,033

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,012
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,371
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 93

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,331
  • In family households: 4,869 (958 male householders, 720 female householders)
    1,435 spouses, 1,552 children (1,440 natural, 24 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 40 other relatives, 51 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,195 (582 male householders (530 living alone)), 479 female householders (444 living alone)), 135 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 270

Size of family households: 1,049 2-persons, 263 3-persons, 200 4-persons, 76 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 970 1-person, 59 2-persons, 23 3-persons.

1,076 married couples with children.
280 single-parent households (93 men, 187 women).

96.6% of residents of Mitchell speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $50,979,000 ($7,766 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $506,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,289,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,804,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,529,000
Federal grants: $7,508,000
Federal procurement contracts: $837,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,012,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $475,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,617,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,968,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 321
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 487
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -340
Here -53 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mitchell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.52 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 362010 to 2013
  • 1242000 to 2009
  • 1481990 to 1999
  • 2671980 to 1989
  • 4841970 to 1979
  • 4531960 to 1969
  • 2851950 to 1959
  • 2821940 to 1949
  • 1,2091939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 2034 rooms
  • 2875 rooms
  • 3066 rooms
  • 3807 rooms
  • 2698 rooms
  • 5299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • 391 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 1274 rooms
  • 1605 rooms
  • 886 rooms
  • 1227 rooms
  • 498 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 4852 bedrooms
  • 7983 bedrooms
  • 3744 bedrooms
  • 3065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Kansas
  • 38no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 3052 bedrooms
  • 1593 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 47no vehicle
  • 4181 vehicle
  • 8402 vehicles
  • 3983 vehicles
  • 2454 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 80no vehicle
  • 3161 vehicle
  • 2212 vehicles
  • 1013 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

86.8% of Mitchell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Kansas.

Mitchell County:

86.8%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,912
  • Other state: 1,324
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 567
  • South: 341
  • West: 363
Year householders moved into unit in Mitchell County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mitchell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

25.3%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 120
Here:

31.6%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

18.3%
Kansas:

14.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Mitchell County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $618,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,235,000
    Correctional Institutions: $778,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,241,000
    Health - Other: $1,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    General - Other: $542,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Financial Administration: $483,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Hospitals: $128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $313,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,016,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $540,000
    Highways: $343,000
    Other: $137,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,293,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,230,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,052,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Individual Income: $41,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,421,000

Mitchell County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $618,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,235,000
    Correctional Institutions: $778,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,241,000
    Health - Other: $1,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    General - Other: $542,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Financial Administration: $483,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Hospitals: $128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $313,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,016,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $540,000
    Highways: $343,000
    Other: $137,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,293,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,230,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,052,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Individual Income: $41,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,421,000

Mitchell County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $618,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,235,000
    Correctional Institutions: $778,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,241,000
    Health - Other: $1,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    General - Other: $542,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Financial Administration: $483,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Hospitals: $128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $313,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,016,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $540,000
    Highways: $343,000
    Other: $137,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,293,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,230,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,052,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Individual Income: $41,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,421,000

Mitchell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $618,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $1,235,000
    Correctional Institutions: $778,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,241,000
    Health - Other: $1,855,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    General - Other: $542,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Financial Administration: $483,000
    Central Staff Services: $447,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $331,000
    General Public Buildings: $247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000
    Hospitals: $128,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $523,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $238,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $313,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Health - Other: $75,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $51,000
    General Public Building: $50,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,016,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $540,000
    Highways: $343,000
    Other: $137,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,293,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,230,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,052,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
    Individual Income: $41,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,421,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 77
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 69
  • Number of recipients under 18: 9
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 52
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 40
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 28
Most common first names in Mitchell County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7985.9 years
John7879.9 years
Charles4677.9 years
William4576.7 years
Frank3980.8 years
James3977.2 years
Robert3673.7 years
Anna3487.9 years
Harold3477.4 years
Helen3283.2 years
Most common last names in Mitchell County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Porter2380.2 years
Heidrick2278.3 years
Wagner2175.6 years
Smith1980.6 years
Miller1879.0 years
Brown1674.7 years
Fuller1581.3 years
Remus1579.5 years
Thompson1579.2 years
Mcclintock1584.7 years
Businesses in Mitchell County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Alco Stores1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

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  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"