Mystic, Connecticut Population 2024

4,543

Mystic is a city located in Connecticut. Mystic has a 2024 population of 4,543. Mystic is currently growing at a rate of 1.41% annually but its population has decreased by -4.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,776 in 2020.

The average household income in Mystic is $156,639 with a poverty rate of 1.2%. The median age in Mystic is 55.8 years: 54.1 years for males, and 58.4 years for females.

Mystic Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mystic was:

  • White: 80.42%
  • Two or more races: 13.76%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,245.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.88% (-233)
The current population of Mystic, Connecticut is 4,543 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,776.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,55280.42%
Two or more races60813.76%
Asian881.99%
Other race631.43%
Native American551.25%
Black or African American511.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mystic Population by Race

Mystic Population Pyramid 2024

Mystic Median Age

55.8

Total

54.1

Male

58.4

Female

Mystic Adults

There are 3,848 adults, (1,616 of whom are seniors) in Mystic.

Mystic Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

72.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mystic Sex Ratio

Female2,11747.93%
Male2,30052.07%

Mystic Population by Age

Mystic Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0312.0170.529.5
Married1,0862.589010
Non Family8371.2345.954.1
Female852.2855.344.7
Male232.171000

2.55

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mystic Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade701.89%
Associates Degree3349.04%
Bachelors Degree1,22333.1%
Graduate Degree1,08329.31%
High School Graduate53614.51%
Less Than 9th Grade180.49%
Some College43111.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mystic Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mystic Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,0823,0521,980
2+ Races403401259
Asian696923
Native American55170
Other Race504029
Hispanic382615
Black312310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 64.27%.

Mystic Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$64,660$167,500$62,649
Graduate Degree$103,043$115,975$80,000
High School Graduate$54,706$70,000$44,554
Less Than 9th Grade$35,724$0$0
Overall$67,000$95,781$53,768
Some College$52,759$76,429$38,640

$67,000

Average Earnings

$95,781

Average Male

$53,768

Average Female

Mystic Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mystic Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mystic Language

94.49% of Mystic residents speak only English, while 5.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Mystic Language

Mystic Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,274491.5%

1.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.91%

Male Poverty Rate

1.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mystic

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mystic is White, with 1.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mystic is White, with 1.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.29%.

Mystic Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
High School3.14%
Some College1.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.72%

Mystic Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.93%
Female Employed1.26%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

Mystic Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mystic Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$173,450$196,171
Households$126,854$156,639
Married Families$173,822$-999,999,999
Non Families$90,787$100,244

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mystic Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mystic Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mystic Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mystic Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mystic Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

403

Number of Veterans

396

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War64
Korea64
Second Gulf War45
World War II9

Mystic Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74165
75+121
55 to 6462
35 to 5455
18 to 340

Mystic Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2658.45%
2+ Races11228.72%
Other Race2142%
Black512.2%

Mystic Veterans by Race

Mystic Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mystic Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mystic Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mystic Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mystic Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

38.01%

Born in Mystic

93.57%

Native Born

6.43%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

4.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.57% of Mystic residents were born in the United States, with 38.01% having been born in Connecticut. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mystic Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,543631.41%
20234,480631.43%
20224,417631.45%
20214,354-422-8.84%
20204,77652712.4%
20194,249280.66%
20184,221-47-1.1%
20174,268270.64%
20164,2412606.53%
20153,981761.95%
20143,905-72-1.81%
20133,9771283.33%
20123,849-72-1.84%
20113,921-284-6.75%
20104,20500%

Mystic Population by Year