From a total population of 15,380, Mitchell County has a median age of 46.2. The average age of males, in Mitchell County, is 44.6 while the average age of females is 47.5. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Mitchell County is 8.4 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Mitchell County, is $21,388 while the average household income is $37,487. When comparing the median income of people living in Mitchell County to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Mitchell County is $4,220 less.