Mechanicsville, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mechanicsville had a population of 463 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mechanicsville is located at latitude 40.6908 and longitude -76.1807 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mechanicsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The Borough of Mechanicsville (GNIS ID: 1215555) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mechanicsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Mechanicsville, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 463
Population in Households 463
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,421
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 131
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $80,120
Average Home Value $89,063
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,130
Average Household Income $52,074
Per Capita Income $21,722
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.17%
Households 0.25% 0.1%
Families -0.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mechanicsville, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mechanicsville to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1362 23rd
Population Density1 # 881 50th
Diversity Index2 # 855 52nd
Median Household Income # 1155 35th
Per Capita Income # 1363 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.