In 2020, Mitchell County, NC had a population of 15k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $48,841. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mitchell County, NC declined from 15,004 to 14,959, a −0.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,103 to $48,841, a 5.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mitchell County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), White (Hispanic) (3.85%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.13%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.682%).
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.
96.9% of the residents in Mitchell County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Mitchell County, NC was $164,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%.
Most people in Mitchell County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mitchell County, NC was 2 cars per household.
Mitchell County, NC borders Avery County, NC, McDowell County, NC, Yancey County, NC, Carter County, TN, and Unicoi County, TN.