Income/capita 44%
Household income 48%
Unemployment 42%
Income per capita$16,667$28,872$29,829
Median household income$28,661$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,571$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,904$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$27,321$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level20.3%12.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mystic is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mystic is 48% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mystic is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mystic is 34% higher than the national average

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      Mystic employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector43.6%3.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services30.9%4.8%
      Public administration0.0%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%1.6%
      Education, health & social services1.1%54.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Plano, IA59$58,4386%
      Melrose, IA153$49,37511%
      Unionville, IA78$43,75021%
      Moravia, IA792$40,89326%
      Numa, IA69$38,75030%
      Mystic, IA363$28,66148%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Branch, AR363$31,00044%
      Flasher, ND363$57,6794%
      Armington, IL363$40,50027%
      Empire, MI363$48,12513%
      Derby, OH363$64,16716%
      Mystic, IA363$28,66148%
      Source: The Mystic, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).