Mitchell County is located in north-central Iowa. The County Seat is Osage and the largest city is Osage. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mitchellcoia.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,779 and the 2010 census population was 10,772. The land area is 469.13 square miles and there are 23 persons per square mile.
98.5% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 91% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $108,100, there are 4,389 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,518, the median household income is $51,078, and 7.1% of the persons in Mitchell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,225. Retail sales (in $1000) were $93,053, and sales per capita were $8,627.
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