In 2021, Mitchell County, NC had a population of 15k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $48,320. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Mitchell County, NC declined from 14,959 to 14,951, a −0.0535% decrease and its median household income declined from $48,841 to $48,320, a −1.07% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mitchell County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.69%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.18%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.08%).
None of the households in Mitchell County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.3% of the residents in Mitchell County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Mitchell County, NC was $170,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.5%.
Most people in Mitchell County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mitchell County, NC was 2 cars per household.