Poverty in Mitchell, Indiana

What is the poverty rate in Mitchell, Indiana?
The poverty rate in Mitchell is 12.0%. One out of every 8.3 residents of Mitchell lives in poverty.

How many people in Mitchell, Indiana live in poverty?
503 of 4,179 Mitchell residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Mitchell compare to the rest of Indiana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Indiana is 14.6%, meaning Mitchell has a meaningfully lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Indiana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,845

11.2% 10.3% 89.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Mitchell, Indiana By Race?

11.2% of White residents of Mitchell, Indiana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Mitchell, Indiana is the same as than the national average. 429 of 3,845 white Indianians live below the poverty line. Approximately 89.8% of the total population of Mitchell, Indiana are white.

Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Mitchell, Indiana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Mitchell, Indiana is 7.2%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Mitchell, Indiana is 16.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Mitchell, Indiana

Female residents of Mitchell, Indiana are dramatically(125%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

138 of 1,929 males in Mitchell live below the poverty line.

365 of 2,250 females in Mitchell live below the poverty line.

Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Mitchell, Indiana?

Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

13.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

22.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

6.4%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

12.1%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

11.2%

75 to 84 Years Old

11.3%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Mitchell, Indiana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Mitchell, Indiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mitchell, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 10.9%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mitchell, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 63.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Mitchell, Indiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Mitchell, Indiana have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 4,089 residents of Mitchell, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 446 (10.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 57 (63.3%) of 90 residents of Mitchell, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Mitchell, Indiana

The poverty rate in Mitchell is 12.0%.
Mitchell is in Lawrence County.
Indiana Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Bedford 17.9%
Mitchell 12.0%
Oolitic 23.7%

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