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Mitchell Heights, West Virginia
Town Hall in Mitchell Heights
Town Hall in Mitchell Heights
Location of Mitchell Heights in Logan County, West Virginia.
Location of Mitchell Heights in Logan County, West Virginia.
Coordinates: 37°54′25″N 81°58′59″W / 37.90694°N 81.98306°W / 37.90694; -81.98306Coordinates: 37°54′25″N 81°58′59″W / 37.90694°N 81.98306°W / 37.90694; -81.98306
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Logan
Area
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 323
 • Estimate 
(2019)
273
 • Density 812.50/sq mi (313.73/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 304
FIPS code 54-54892
GNIS feature ID 1555140

Mitchell Heights is a town in Logan County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 323 at the 2010 census. The town was named for an early farm on which it was established.

Geography

Mitchell Heights is located at 37°54′25″N 81°58′59″W / 37.90694°N 81.98306°W / 37.90694; -81.98306 (37.906889, -81.982981).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 185
1960 290 56.8%
1970 524 80.7%
1980 342 −34.7%
1990 265 −22.5%
2000 301 13.6%
2010 323 7.3%
2019 (est.) 273 −15.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 323 people, 143 households, and 101 families living in the town. The population density was 950.0 inhabitants per square mile (366.8/km2). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 452.9 per square mile (174.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.8% White, 0.3% African American, 1.5% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3%.

Of the 143 households 18.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.2% of households were one person and 19.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the town was 50.2 years. 14.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 28.5% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the town was 44.6% male and 55.4% female.

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