Mitchell, SD Population

Population: 14,558. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,696 (+0.9% change)
Males: 6,973 (47.9%), Females: 7,585 (52.1%)

Davison County

Zip code: 57301

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $31,308
Median house value: $69,600

Races in Mitchell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (47.5%), Norwegian (11.8%), Irish (11.2%), English (7.6%), Dutch (5.5%), United States (4.6%).

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mitchell

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mitchell city

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +738 (+5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Mitchell:

  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE (525 N FOSTER)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mitchell:

  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER (about 23 miles; PARKSTON, SD)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 37 miles; ARMOUR, SD)
  • LANDMANN-JUNGMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 45 miles; SCOTLAND, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mitchell:

  • HURON REGIONAL (about 48 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 71 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 90 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 4 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)
  • PARKSTON MUNI (about 25 miles; PARKSTON, SD; Abbreviation: 8V3)
  • CORSICA MUNI (about 32 miles; CORSICA, SD; Abbreviation: D65)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 825; Location: 821 N CAPITAL ST; Public)
  • DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 633; Location: 1200 W UNIVERSITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dwu.edu)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mitchell:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 98 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 124 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 127 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 151 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 164 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)

Schools

Public high school in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL HI SCH (Students: 876; Location: 920 N CAPITAL ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 723 E ASH; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FAITH BIBLE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 1009 E 6TH AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL MIDDLE SCH (Students: 619; Location: 800 WEST 10TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • L B WILLIAMS ELEM (Students: 437; Location: 1420 W UNIVERSITY BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GERTIE BELLE ROGERS ELEM (Students: 363; Location: 1301 N KIMBALL AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEM (Students: 235; Location: 929 E SECOND AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MILLBROOK COLONY (Students: 45; Location: 41659 256TH ST; Grades: PK – 08)
  • ROSEDALE COLONY (Students: 26; Location: 25986 ROSEDALE RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • JAMES VALLEY ED CO-OP (Location: 929 E 2ND AVE; Grades: 00 – 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL CATHOLIC-HOLY FAMILY (Students: 272; Location: 200 NORTH KIMBALL; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ABBOTT HOUSE SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: PO BOX 1085; Grades: 5 – 11; Girls only)

Libraries

Library in Mitchell:

  • MITCHELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $464,769; Location: 221 N DUFF STREET; 67,409 books; 2,224 audio materials; 566 video materials; 89 serial subscriptions)

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