Mechanicsville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,508.
Males: 710  (47.1%)
Females: 798  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $87,947
Mechanicsville:

$87,947
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,402

Mechanicsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $320,700
Mechanicsville:

$320,700
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $369,342; detached houses: $367,944

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,032.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mechanicsville: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.4%

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  • Races in Mechanicsville, MD (2019)
    • 1,53286.5%White alone
    • 1357.6%Black alone
    • 663.7%Hispanic
    • 110.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Mechanicsville, Maryland as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mechanicsville is 82 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (22.6%), American (13.9%), German (13.9%), Irish (11.8%), European (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 165 feet

9 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,514 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,332 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (31.3 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (35.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Charlotte Hall, MD (1.7 miles ),
Golden Beach, MD (2.1 miles ),
Benedict, MD (2.4 miles ),
Hughesville, MD (2.6 miles ),
Eagle Harbor, MD (3.0 miles),
Bryantown, MD (3.1 miles ),
Aquasco, MD (3.1 miles ),
Broomes Island, MD (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.44 N, Longitude: 76.74 W

Area codes: 240, 301

Distribution of median household income in Mechanicsville, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mechanicsville, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Mechanicsville place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the place center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Mechanicsville center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from Mechanicsville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers near Mechanicsville:

  • CHARLOTTE HALL VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHARLOTTE HALL, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE POTOMAC HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HUGHESVILLE, MD)
  • IDF - CALVERT CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - PRINCE FREDERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Mechanicsville:

  • 18 miles: Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2 in Lusby, MD.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 17 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 29 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 32 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • George Washington University (about 36 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 36 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 37 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Howard University (about 37 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)

Private high school in Mechanicsville:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 68, Location: 29855 ELDORADO FARM LN, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mechanicsville:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Mechanicsville:

  • FRIENDSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: FRIENDSHIP COURT, Grades: 1-8)
  • WESTHAM AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: WEST HAM LANE, Grades: 1-8)
  • MEADOWVIEW AMISH SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: 28379 THOMPSON CORNER RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • RYCEVILLE SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: BROOKLINE RD & RYCEVILLE RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • WOOD BURN HILL SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: WOODBURN HILL RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • WOODBURN HILL AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 29, Location: WOODBURN HILL ROAD, Grades: 1-8)
  • RYCEVILLE AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: RYCEVILLE ROAD, Grades: 1-8)
  • BUDDS CREEK AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: BETHEL CHURCH ROAD, Grades: 1-8)
  • SUNNY MEADOW AMISH PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: GROVE FARM LANE AT THOMPSON', Grades: 1-8)
  • SUNNY MEADOW SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: GROVE FARM LN, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Mechanicsville

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mechanicsville: Harpers Corners (A), Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Company 2 (B), Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mechanicsville: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Summerseat Sanctuary Inc (Recreation Areas; 26655 Three Notch Rd).

Birthplace of: T.J. Carter - College basketball player (NC Wilmington Seahawks).

St. Mary's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mechanicsville and their reported violations in the past:

WOODS PRODUCE (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from JUL-17-2013 to JUL-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Mechanicsville (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Mechanicsville Branch at 28250 Three Notch Road, branch established on 1920/06/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsville:

Marital status in Mechanicsville, MD
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsville:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mechanicsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mechanicsville, MD (based on St. Mary's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,01415
Evangelical Protestant7,51935
Mainline Protestant5,86221
Other1,2067
Black Protestant3773
None66,173-
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: 16
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
St. Mary's County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Here:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
St. Mary's County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Mary's County:

16.8%
State:

15.5%

7.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,227 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Charles County, MD  1.03% ($51,937 average AGI)
from Calvert County, MD  0.72% ($55,805)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.38% ($46,098)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.15%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Calvert County, MD  0.70% ($58,120 average AGI)
to Charles County, MD  0.69% ($52,262)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.29% ($44,667)
Businesses in Mechanicsville, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets4World Gym1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsville:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • Mechanicsville, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents93
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:25
  • Fatalities72
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents186
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count15652
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23682
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5494
  • Fatalities17207
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40176
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1667
See more detailed statistics of Mechanicsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.7mTotal length
  • $13,000Total costs
  • 13,497Total average daily traffic
  • 831Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,797Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 155. The highest number of fires - 199 took place in 2010, and the least - 94 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mechanicsville, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (57.6%), and Outside Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mechanicsville, MD
    • 1,51757.6%Structure Fires
    • 77229.3%Outside Fires
    • 2459.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1013.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mechanicsville, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mechanicsville, MD
  • 45.7%Electricity
  • 40.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mechanicsville, MD
  • 44.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 21.7%Wood


Mechanicsville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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