Mechanicsburg, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 600 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.6%
Males: 301  (50.3%)
Females: 299  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62545.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,748 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Mechanicsburg:

$48,748
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,915 (it was $16,906 in 2000)

Mechanicsburg village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,729 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Mechanicsburg:

$92,729
IL:

$169,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $504.

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  • Races in Mechanicsburg, IL (2010)

    Mechanicsburg races chart
    • 58398.8%White alone
    • 30.5%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races

Races in Mechanicsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mechanicsburg: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.1%), Irish (15.0%), French (11.4%), United States (7.5%), English (6.3%), Slovak (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/29/1907

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,583 people per square mile   (low).

Mechanicsburg,IL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsburg:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsburg village:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

23 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe).

This village:

3.7%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mechanicsburg, Illinois as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mechanicsburg to the number of sex offenders is 302 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,848 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,332 (1.5%)

Mechanicsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (13.6 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (93.4 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (166.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buffalo, IL (1.7 miles ), Dawson, IL (2.1 miles ), Mount Auburn, IL (2.8 miles ), Riverton, IL (2.8 miles ), Illiopolis, IL (2.9 miles ), Spaulding, IL (2.9 miles ), Rochester, IL (2.9 miles ), Cornland, IL (3.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.81 N, Longitude: 89.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 217

Mechanicsburg household income distribution Mechanicsburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Mechanicsburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11002000
per 100,000 219.3216.90.00.0453.50.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 11125102
per 100,000 219.3216.9219.3449.41,133.8230.40.0445.4
Burglaries 33054865
per 100,000 657.9650.80.01,123.6907.01,843.31,398.61,113.6
Thefts 88859121112
per 100,000 1,754.41,735.41,754.41,123.62,040.82,765.02,564.12,672.6
Auto thefts 00060101
per 100,000 0.00.00.01,348.30.0230.40.0222.7
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 309.1) 326.8323.3111.1313.0715.6296.3195.3284.2

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Crime rate in Mechanicsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -77 (-14.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (45%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Mechanicsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mechanicsburg, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mechanicsburg, Illinois average temperatures Mechanicsburg, Illinois average precipitation Mechanicsburg, Illinois humidity Mechanicsburg, Illinois wind speed Mechanicsburg, Illinois snowfall Mechanicsburg, Illinois sunshine Mechanicsburg, Illinois clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Mechanicsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Mechanicsburg village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanicsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Mechanicsburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 109.4 miles away from Mechanicsburg center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 182.9 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 Sangamon County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mechanicsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mechanicsburg:

  • BROTHER JAMES COURT (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ADLOFF PLACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • CURTISS COURT (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • TAYLOR HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST. JOHNS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Amtrak station near Mechanicsburg:

  • 14 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsburg:

  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 13 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 13 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • Millikin University (about 23 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,419)
  • Richland Community College (about 28 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 52 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois State University (about 53 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Heartland Community College (about 55 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)

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Notable location: Mechanicsburg Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sangamon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 67.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mechanicsburg compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Mechanicsburg (2011 data):

  • Illini Bank: Mechanicsburg Facility at 600 West Main St., branch established on 1981/03/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $257.1 mil, Deposits: $215.6 mil, headquarters in Springfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Illini Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Mechanicsburg travel time to work - commute Mechanicsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mechanicsburg village (based on Sangamon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,075115
Catholic31,73416
Mainline Protestant22,81161
Other6,66319
Black Protestant4,51313
Orthodox2801
None89,389-
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: 28
Sangamon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Sangamon County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Sangamon County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 156
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sangamon County:

27.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$68
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$256
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$1,000
Totals for Government 0$0 14$1,324

4.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($69 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.01%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.38% ($34,115 average AGI)
from Menard County, IL  0.22% ($37,706)
from Christian County, IL  0.19% ($36,387)


4.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($279 average AGI)
Sangamon County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.32% ($35,734 average AGI)
to Christian County, IL  0.19% ($32,861)
to Menard County, IL  0.19% ($37,592)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsburg:

  • WMAY (970 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WTAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMB (1450 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZ (1050 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsburg:

  • WUIS (91.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF IL AT SPRINGFIELD)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WSCT (90.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLUJ (89.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMHX (93.9 FM; LINCOLN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WDZQ (95.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXFM-FM (99.3 FM; MOUNT ZION, IL; Owner: TECHNICOM, INC.)
  • WDKR (107.3 FM; MAROA, IL; Owner: WDKR, INC.)
  • WQNA (88.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPITAL AREA CAREER CENTER)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WQQL (101.9 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WYVR (97.7 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WYDS (93.1 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WEJT, INC.)
  • WSOY-FM (102.9 FM; DECATUR, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLWJ (88.1 FM; PETERSBURG, IL; Owner: CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W242AE (96.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsburg:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W08DP (Channel 8; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC'L TELECOMM. CORPORATION)
  • W28BE (Channel 28; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: THE MARIAN CENTER)
  • W33AY (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W29BG (Channel 29; DECATUR, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 600Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 643Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mechanicsburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2 Km S 3 Km W (Lat: 39.783389 Lon: -89.446194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 160 m, Call Sign: WQQ919
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2800 MHz, 45.3600 MHz, 45.4000 MHz, 45.4400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/21/2015, Certifier: Jeffrey E Sexton
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • 1 Mi S And 2.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.783389 Lon: -89.446194), Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: KXC661
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.445 MHz, 155.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 11/14/2015
    Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 201-N, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Fax: (217) 782-9920, Email:
  • WELLFIELD 2, Mechanicsburg Wtp Well Field 2-Off Roby Rd. (Lat: 39.757806 Lon: -89.392417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQQH614
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/13/2022, Certifier: Matthew J Lauterbach
    Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.6 Mi Sw Of Mechanicsburg (Lat: 39.798944 Lon: -89.445917), Structure height: 442 m, Call Sign: KPF884
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000
    Registrant: Springfield Independent Tv Co, Inc., 3440 Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62703

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB9RLZ, Licensee ID: L00525498
    Grant Date: 08/27/2012, Expiration Date: 11/24/2022, Certifier: Dale W Barnstable
    Registrant: Dale W Barnstable, 1775 Young Rd, Mechanicsburg, IL 62545
  • Call Sign: KB9YFZ, Licensee ID: L00292990
    Grant Date: 10/19/2000, Expiration Date: 10/19/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Certifier: Tad J Ferratier
    Registrant: Tad J Ferratier, 204 E South St Box 263, Mechanicsburg, IL 62545

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9678H , Serial Number: 17266307, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Edward W Ii Buckles, 3374 Roby Rd, Mechanicsburg, IL 62545

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$66,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0040.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Mechanicsburg, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1367.4 years
James966.7 years
Mary977.8 years
William672.2 years
Robert671.3 years
Carl571.2 years
Donald563.8 years
Arthur575.2 years
Charles576.4 years
George571.8 years
Most common last names in Mechanicsburg, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Green1081.5 years
Smith778.2 years
Patrick672.3 years
Ealey558.8 years
Coe574.6 years
Marshall575.2 years
Morgan572.4 years
Prior573.8 years
Moore460.9 years
Billbe480.5 years

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  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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