Mystic Island, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Mystic Island, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Mystic Island Census Designated Place had a population of 8,505 as of July 1, 2018. Mystic Island ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mystic Island is located at latitude 39.5443 and longitude -74.3824 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Mystic Island Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.78 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Mystic Island Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389525) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mystic Island Census Designated Place is located within Township of Little Egg Harbor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mystic Island: Mystic Islands.

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Mystic Island, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,505
Population in Households 8,435
Population in Familes 6,947
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 1,228
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $56,278
Average Household Income $74,525
Per Capita Income $30,430


Total Housing Units 5,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,930 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 575 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,743 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $240,930
Average Home Value $265,839


Total Households 3,505
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,398
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% 0.29%
Households 0.05% 0.27%
Families 0.33% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Mystic Island, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mystic Island to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 173 68th
Population Density # 403 26th
Diversity Index # 424 23rd
Median Household Income # 451 17th
Per Capita Income # 431 21st

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