Old Mystic, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Old Mystic, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Old Mystic Census Designated Place had a population of 3,656 as of July 1, 2016. Old Mystic ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Old Mystic is located at latitude 41.3836 and longitude -71.9862 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Old Mystic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Old Mystic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377846) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Old Mystic Census Designated Place is located within Town of Groton, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Old Mystic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Old Mystic: Head of Mistick, Head of Mystic, Head of the River, Mystic, Pequot, River Head, Upper Mystic.

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Old Mystic, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,656
Population in Households 3,645
Population in Familes 3,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 859
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,459
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,009
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,212 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $227,589
Average Home Value $248,331


Median Household Income $78,704
Average Household Income $93,237
Per Capita Income $37,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.5% 0.34%
Families 0.19% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Old Mystic, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Old Mystic to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 49th
Population Density1 # 107 25th
Diversity Index2 # 51 65th
Median Household Income # 54 63rd
Per Capita Income # 75 48th

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