Mitchell County GA Information


Mitchell County Subdivisions

Mitchell County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,116
Population in Households 20,936
Population in Familes 17,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,180
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 7,945
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 5,634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,015 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,930 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 993 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $88,705
Average Home Value $126,655


Median Household Income $30,489
Average Household Income $43,239
Per Capita Income $15,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.52%
Households -0.22% -0.51%
Families -0.36% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mitchell County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mitchell County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 51st
Population Density1 # 101 37th
Diversity Index2 # 44 73rd
Median Household Income # 142 11th
Per Capita Income # 148 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.