February 17, 2011 at 2:06 am in The Daily Republic
The immediate Mitchell area grew in population from 2000 to 2010, according to census data released Wednesday, but the rest of the Mitchell trade area declined.
Mitchell’s population grew 4.8 percent from 14,558 to 15,254. The city retained its spot as the sixth-largest in the state. The population of Davison County, which has Mitchell as its county seat, increased 4.1 percent from 18,741 to 19,504, and neighboring Hanson County’s population grew 6.1 percent from 3,139 to 3,331. Continue Reading