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Mitchellville is a city in Polk County, in the Des Moines metro area. (The community straddles Polk and Jasper counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Thomas Mitchell, hotel owner.
The latitude of Mitchellville is 41.668N. The longitude is -93.357W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mitchellville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50169 ZIP code.
27% of Mitchellville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mitchellville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mitchellville was $18,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Mitchellville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mitchellville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.
Libraries in Mitchellville include Mitchellville Public Library ... View libraries
Polk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mitchellville political report.
The average commute time for Mitchellville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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