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Where is Mitchell County, North Carolina?

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Mitchell County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Mitchell is found in the county seat of Bakersville.

With a total 575.2 sq. km of land and water area, Mitchell County, North Carolina is the 2990th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 15,311 people, Mitchell County has a total 8692 households earning 37680 on average per year.

Mitchell County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37121
Area Codes 828
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Spruce Pine (population: 10,504), Bakersville (population: 6,624), Penland (population: 51)
Land Area 5,912 sq miles
Water Area 222 sq miles
Household Income $37,680
Housing Units 8,692
Median Home Value $117,300
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $10,953 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $12,626 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.