Mitchell, Georgia

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Population in 2019: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 106  (56.3%)
Females: 83  (43.8%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 30820

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,292 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$41,292
GA:

$61,980

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,121 (it was $18,103 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,584 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$78,584
GA:

$202,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $105,993; detached houses: $153,602; mobile homes: $49,640

Median gross rent in 2019: $240.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mitchell: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mitchell, GA (2019)
    • 12184.0%White alone
    • 149.7%Black alone
    • 42.8%Hispanic
    • 21.4%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Mitchell, Georgia as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mitchell is 180 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (53.5%), Lebanese (8.1%), English (3.5%), German (3.5%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 539 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 130 people per square mile   (very low).

Mitchell, Georgia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,407 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (41.8 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (105.0 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (628.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Gibson, GA (2.5 miles ),
Edge Hill, GA (2.5 miles),
Warthen, GA (2.9 miles ),
Norris, GA (3.1 miles ),
Avera, GA (3.2 miles ),
Mayfield, GA (3.4 miles ),
Warrenton, GA (3.6 miles ),
Stapleton, GA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.22 N, Longitude: 82.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Distribution of median household income in Mitchell, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mitchell, GA in 2019

Mitchell satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Georgia:

5.4%
Most common industries in Mitchell, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.4%)
  • Wood products (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.9%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.0%)
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.5%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Wood products (7.5%)
  • Retail florists (7.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.5%)
Most common occupations in Mitchell, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (12.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)

Average climate in Mitchell, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Mitchell-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Mitchell town center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the town center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Mitchell center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Mitchell center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 189.8 miles away from Mitchell center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from Mitchell center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from Mitchell center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glascock County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mitchell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mitchell:

  • GIBSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GIBSON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 32 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 33 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 41 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • East Georgia State College (about 49 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 55 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 60 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Mitchell Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Mitchell include: Mitchell Baptist Church (A), Mitchell Methodist Church (B), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Sandy Grove Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kitchens - Wilcher Cemetery (1), Llewellyn - Kitchens Cemetery (2), Mitchell Cemetery (3), Saint Paul Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Glascock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.8%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell:

Marital status in Mitchell, GA
  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Mitchell:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 85.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Georgia average:

12.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mitchell, GA (based on Glascock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,35810
Mainline Protestant1032
Catholic--
None1,621-
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: 1
This county:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Glascock County:

11.4%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Glascock County:

26.6%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mitchell:

50.2%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mitchell:

44.9%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Mitchell:

29.5
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mitchell, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$472
Financial Administration 0$0 1$743
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,215

Mitchell government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($116.40)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($105.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($68.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($37.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($31.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($26.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($15.87)

Mitchell government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($100.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($42.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($121.69)
    General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($111.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($63.49)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($10.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($5.29)
    Rents: $1,000 ($5.29)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($148.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($21.16)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($111.11)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $12,000 ($63.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($47.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($10.58)

Mitchell government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($280.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($227.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($52.91)

Mitchell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $276,000 ($1460.32)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mitchell:

  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WLRR (100.7 FM; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; Owner: PRESTON W. SMALL)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFL (101.9 FM; TENNILLE, GA; Owner: FALL LINE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPEH-FM (92.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, GA; Owner: PEACH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNT-FM (99.9 FM; SANDERSVILLE, GA; Owner: RADIO STATION WSNT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mitchell:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)

Mitchell fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 2016 04:38 PM, Sand Hil Road, Lat: 33.239786, Lon: -82.714625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 1, 2003 07:12 AM, Sr-102, Lat: 33.210878, Lon: -82.708462, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 2002 03:18 PM, Sr-102, Lat: 33.210878, Lon: -82.708462, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 1979 05:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 49.6mTotal length
  • $5,311,000Total costs
  • 3,870Total average daily traffic
  • 149Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,805Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mitchell, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mitchell, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4OUJ, Licensee ID: L00485480, Grant Date: 03/18/2002, Expiration Date: 05/26/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/28/2014, Certifier: William A Raley Sr, Registrant: William A Raley Sr, 7440 Griffin Chapel Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KD4QHV, Licensee ID: L00511680, Grant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 06/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2014, Certifier: William A Raley Jr, Registrant: William A Raley Jr, 7600 Griffin Chapel Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KE4LRR, Licensee ID: L00829050, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 05/17/2024, Certifier: Danny Smith, Registrant: Danny Smith, 4914 Smith Road, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: KE4NNR, Licensee ID: L00850591, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/13/2024, Certifier: Angela V Smith, Registrant: Angela V Smith, 4914 Smith Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: N4HRF, Grant Date: 08/26/1997, Expiration Date: 08/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2009, Registrant: Hollis H Hall, 41 Harrison Cir, Mitchell, GA 30820
  • Call Sign: W4AAG, Previous Call Sign: KF4WQC, Licensee ID: L00221006, Grant Date: 03/04/2020, Expiration Date: 04/07/2030, Certifier: Donald H Bridges, Registrant: Donald H Bridges, 9319 Country Ln, Mitchell, GA 30820

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DANNY SMITH DANNY RN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 617NS , Serial Number: RN62, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Smith, 4914 Smith Rd, Mitchell, GA 30820

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mitchell, GA
  • 74.1%Electricity
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mitchell, GA
  • 85.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Electricity


Mitchell compared to Georgia state average:

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

Mitchell on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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