Mitchell County GA Information


Mitchell County Subdivisions

Mitchell County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,950
Daytime Population: Workers 8,688
Daytime Population: Residents 13,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,274
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 20,788
Population in Familes 17,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,162
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $32,426
Average Household Income $45,297
Per Capita Income $16,364


Total Housing Units 8,985 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,965 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,900 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,120 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $90,786
Average Home Value $128,132


Total Households 7,865
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 5,569
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.63%
Households -0.33% -0.67%
Families -0.47% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


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, 2017 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 Density # 100 38th
Diversity Index # 45 72nd
Median Household Income # 140 13th
Per Capita Income # 149 7th

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