Mystic, Iowa Population 2024

313

Mystic is a city located in Appanoose County Iowa. Mystic has a 2024 population of 313. Mystic is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -3.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 324 in 2020.

The average household income in Mystic is $50,913 with a poverty rate of 7.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mystic is 37.1 years, 36.8 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Mystic Demographics

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

  • White: 84.48%
  • Two or more races: 15.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
107.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.4% (-11)
The current population of Mystic, Iowa is 313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 324.

Mystic, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28384.48%
Two or more races5215.52%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mystic Population by Race

Mystic Population Pyramid 2024

Mystic Median Age

37.1

Total

36.8

Male

37.6

Female

Mystic Adults

There are 232 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Mystic.

Mystic Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mystic Sex Ratio

Female15044.78%
Male18555.22%

Mystic Population by Age

Mystic Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1282.6281.318.8
Non Family521.067525
Married503.728812
Male134.231000
Female13361.538.5
showing: 5 rows

3.57

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mystic Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.56%.

Mystic Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,089

Average Earnings

$38,125

Average Male

$28,750

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

100% of Mystic residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Mystic Language

Mystic Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White271248.86%
showing: 1 rows

7.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.32%

Male Poverty Rate

10.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mystic

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mystic is White, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mystic is White, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.67%.

Mystic Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.14%
Some College6.41%
High School1.92%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Mystic Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Mystic Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mystic Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mystic Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Mystic Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mystic Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Mystic Veterans by War

count

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Mystic Veterans by Age

count

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Mystic Veterans by Race

Mystic Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mystic Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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

66.57%

Born in Mystic

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mystic residents were born in the United States, with 66.57% having been born in Iowa. 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
2029293-4-1.35%
2028297-4-1.33%
2027301-4-1.31%
2026305-4-1.29%
2025309-4-1.28%
2024313-4-1.26%
2023317-4-1.25%
2022321-4-1.23%
202132510.31%
2020324-87-21.17%
201941120.49%
201840961.49%
2017403-9-2.18%
2016412-2-0.48%
2015414-2-0.48%
201441610.24%
2013415-2-0.48%
2012417-5-1.18%
2011422-1-0.24%
2010423
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Mystic Population by Year