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grade B+
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  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Mitchell is a town in South Dakota with a population of 15,727. Mitchell is in Davison County. Living in Mitchell offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mitchell there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Mitchell and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Mitchell are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$147,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$756
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    279.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    82.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    387.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,777.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    254.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Mitchell

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,661
National
$62,843

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