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Mystic, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Mystic Census Designated Place had a population of 4,168 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mystic is located at latitude 41.356 and longitude -71.9559 in New London County. The formal boundaries for the Mystic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. New London County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Mystic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377834) 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 Mystic Census Designated Place is located within Town of Stonington, a minor civil division (MCD) of New London County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mystic population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mystic: Lower Mystic, Mistick, Misticke, Mystic Bridge, Mystic Village.

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Mystic, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,168
Daytime Population: Workers 6,077
Daytime Population: Residents 1,902
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.91
Population in Households 3,951
Population in Familes 2,737
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density2 1,243
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $80,630
Average Household Income $121,722
Per Capita Income $60,445


Total Housing Units 2,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,147 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 867 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 431 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $406,765
Average Home Value $475,109


Total Households 2,014
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 1,026
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% 0.1%
Households -0.12% 0.08%
Families -0.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Mystic, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mystic to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 66 54th
Population Density # 80 44th
Diversity Index # 102 29th
Median Household Income # 57 61st
Per Capita Income # 19 87th

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