Lake Mystic, Florida

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Population in 2010: 500.
Males: 279  (56.0%)
Females: 221  (44.0%)
Median resident age:  26.6 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,998
Lake Mystic:

$40,998
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $17,521

Lake Mystic CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $83,681
Lake Mystic:

$83,681
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $148,927; Detached houses: $183,414; Mobile homes: $48,988
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  • Races in Lake Mystic, FL (2010)

    Lake Mystic races chart
    • 44789.4%White alone
    • 193.8%Black alone
    • 193.8%American Indian alone
    • 132.6%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Two or more races

Races in Lake Mystic detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Mystic: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: American (48.1%), Irish (19.8%), Canadian (15.4%), English (8.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Lake Mystic:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%

For population 15 years and over in Lake Mystic CDP:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

9 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This place:

2.3%
Florida:

19.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (43.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (156.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (623.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bristol, FL (1.6 miles ), Blountstown, FL (2.2 miles ), West Liberty, FL (2.4 miles ), Hosford, FL (3.4 miles ), East Liberty, FL (3.8 miles ), Altha, FL (3.9 miles ), Greensboro, FL (4.4 miles ), Cypress, FL (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.39 N, Longitude: 84.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Lake Mystic household income distribution Lake Mystic home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (53%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (38%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (31%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (28%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Lake Mystic: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Lake Mystic-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/28/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Lake Mystic place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/25/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Mystic-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from Lake Mystic center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.2 miles away from Lake Mystic center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 361.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Liberty County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tropical Storms: 7, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Mystic:

  • PARAMOUNT HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)
  • RIVER VALLEY REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)
  • CALHOUN-LIBERTY HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Mystic:

  • Tallahassee Community College (about 39 miles; Tallahassee, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,904)
  • Florida State University (about 42 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 43 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 45 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 47 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 70 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 81 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)

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Church in Lake Mystic: Lake Mystic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Liberty County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.7%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Florida average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Mystic CDP (based on Liberty County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,32215
Other8692
Black Protestant2402
Mainline Protestant1342
None4,800-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Liberty County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Liberty County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Liberty County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Liberty County:

34.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

14.0%

7.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calhoun County, FL  1.96% ($25,762 average AGI)
from Leon County, FL  1.12% ($33,833)
from Gadsden County, FL  0.70% ($32,800)


7.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calhoun County, FL  1.68% ($31,556 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  1.12% ($40,167)
to Gadsden County, FL  0.84% ($35,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Mystic:

  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGR (930 AM; 5 kW; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: DECATUR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNLS (1270 AM; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WDIZ (590 AM; 3 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTG (1430 AM; 5 kW; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: HOUR GROUP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WCVC (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Mystic:

  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPHK (102.7 FM; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLHR (107.9 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WFSQ (91.5 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WMXP (103.5 FM; CALLAWAY, FL; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, L.L.C.)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLD (102.3 FM; CAIRO, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFBX (94.5 FM; PARKER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGWD (93.3 FM; GRETNA, FL; Owner: DE-COL INCORPORATED)
  • WBWT (100.7 FM; MIDWAY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Mystic:

  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFSU-TV (Channel 11; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)

Lake Mystic compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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