Mitchell is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,252 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mitchell is the 137th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities, Mitchell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mitchell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mitchell is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mitchell who work in food service (13.72%), office and administrative support (10.76%), and sales jobs (10.36%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Mitchell has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Mitchell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mitchell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mitchell may be for you.
The rate of college-level education in Mitchell is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.48% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mitchell in 2010 was $19,251, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,004 for a family of four.
The people who call Mitchell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mitchell residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mitchell include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Mitchell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.