In 2017, Mitchell County, NC had a population of 15.2k people with a median age of 47.1 and a median household income of $42,534. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mitchell County, NC declined from 15,263 to 15,155, a -0.708% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,658 to $42,534, a 7.25% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mitchell County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.17%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.911%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.6%). N/A% of the people in Mitchell County, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Mitchell County, NC is $140,600, and the homeownership rate is 79.5%. Most people in Mitchell County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Mitchell County, NC is 2 cars per household.