Lake Mystic, Florida

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Population in 2010: 500.
Males: 283  (56.7%)
Females: 217  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

25.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,074
Lake Mystic:

$39,074
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,842

Lake Mystic CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,577
Lake Mystic:

$114,577
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,586; detached houses: $155,429; mobile homes: $56,896
March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Mystic: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
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  • Races in Lake Mystic, FL (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (31.7%), English (23.0%), Irish (20.5%), Canadian (16.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

14 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).

This place:

3.3%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $542 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $223 (0.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Lake Mystic, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake Mystic, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%

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 Lake Mystic 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 Lake Mystic 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 Lake Mystic 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 the city 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)

Points of interest:

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

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shuler Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Liberty County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in Lake Mystic:

Marital status in Lake Mystic, FL
  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Mystic:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Liberty County:

10.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
Florida:

14.0%

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • 1,900Total average daily traffic
  • 209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,090Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Mystic, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Mystic, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Lake Mystic compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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