Stonington, CT (Mystic)




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About Stonington, CT (Mystic)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mystic median real estate price is $478,823, which is more expensive than 82.7% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 83.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mystic is currently $1,824, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.1% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Mystic is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stonington, Connecticut. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Mystic real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mystic neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Mystic has a 16.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.3% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (9.5%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Mystic neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Mystic is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mystic neighborhood has more English and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.1% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.6% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Mystic neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Connecticut, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Mystic may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Connecticut, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.7% of neighborhoods in CT. If a Connecticut retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.0% of the workforce in the Mystic neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Mystic neighborhood in Stonington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 81.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Mystic neighborhood, 66.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 17.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.3%), and 7.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Mystic neighborhood in Stonington, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (22.1%), and residents who report German roots (19.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (17.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mystic neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Mystic neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mystic 0.101011101001110
Stonington 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Mystic 0.101011101001110
Stonington 0.101011101001110
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Mystic 0.101011101001110
Stonington 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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STONINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of CT school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Stonington Hs Prek
176 South Broad Street
Pawcatuck, CT, 06379
PK-PK
Stonington Boe Pre School
49 North Stonington Road
Old Mystic, CT, 06372
PK-PK
Deans Mill School
35 Deans Mill Road
Stonington, CT, 06378
KG-04
Mystic Middle School
204 Mistuxet Avenue
Mystic, CT, 06355
05-08
Pawcatuck Middle School
40 Field Street
Pawcatuck, CT, 06359
05-08
Stonington High School
176 South Broad Street
Pawcatuck, CT, 06379
09-12
West Broad Street School
131 West Broad Street
Pawcatuck, CT, 06379
03-04
West Vine Street School
129 West Vine Street
Pawcatuck, CT, 06379
KG-02

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