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Hanover County

Population in 2010: 36,348. Population change since 2000: +19.3%
Males: 17,425  (47.9%)
Females: 18,923  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Virginia median age:  43.4 years

Zip codes: 23111, 23116.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $59,885 (it was $57,032 in 2000)
Mechanicsville:

$59,885
Virginia:

$61,882
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $27,758

Mechanicsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $212,787 (it was $132,300 in 2000)
Mechanicsville:

$212,787
Virginia:

$243,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $268,202; Detached houses: $269,240; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,589; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,453; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,833; Mobile homes: $140,348

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,076.

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Mechanicsville races chart
  • White alone - 30,635 (83.8%)
  • Black alone - 3,516 (9.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,064 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 572 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 533 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 144 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 28 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mechanicsville: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (14.9%), United States (12.9%), German (11.9%), Irish (10.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Scottish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 28.4 square miles.

Population density: 1281 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsville:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsville CDP:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1,586 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This place:  4.3%
Virginia:  10.2%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Mechanicsville, Virginia as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mechanicsville to the number of sex offenders is 707 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,761 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,814 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, VA (8.1 miles , pop. 197,790).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (78.8 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (203.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Highland Park, VA (2.0 miles ), Chamberlayne, VA (2.1 miles ), Highland Springs, VA (2.3 miles ), Lakeside, VA (2.6 miles ), Montrose, VA (2.6 miles ), Glen Allen, VA (2.8 miles ), Richmond, VA (2.8 miles ), Dumbarton, VA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 77.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,919 (-8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 4,398 (23.9%)

Area code: 804

Mechanicsville household income distribution Mechanicsville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Mechanicsville, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Mechanicsville place center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from Mechanicsville center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 31.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 57.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from Mechanicsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hanover County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jason Mraz - Male singer, Billy Parker (gridiron football) - Player of and football, Kevin Grubb - Racing driver, Tim Mensy - Country singer, Chad Beahr - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Mechanicsville, VA), Eddie Beahr - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 14, 1962), Connie Lapallo - Novelist, Jamie Hughes - College basketball player (Lafayette Leopards).


Hospital/medical center in Mechanicsville:

  • BON SECOURS - MEMORIAL REGIONAL MEDICAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, 8260 ATLEE ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Mechanicsville:

  • BON SECOURS - RICHMOND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 7 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)
  • BON SECOURS - ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF RICHMOND (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; RICHMOND, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mechanicsville, VA

Amtrak stations near Mechanicsville:

  • 8 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 8 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 7 miles; Richmond, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,961)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (about 8 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 24,100)
  • University of Richmond (about 11 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 3,590)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 20 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • Virginia State University (about 27 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • College of William and Mary (about 43 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 48 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 3,922)

Public high schools in Mechanicsville:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Mechanicsville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mechanicsville:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 8094 LIBERTY CIR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HANOVER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 8343 LEE DAVIS RD; Grades: PK - TK)
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Notable locations in Mechanicsville: Academy (A), Atlee Station Commercial Center (B), Old Hickory Commercial Park (C), Ellerson Industrial Park (D), Lee Davis Commercial Park (E), Carneals Store (F), Brandy Branch Mill (G), Borkeys Store (H), Hanover County Fire / Emergency Medical Services Company 7 - Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Station (I), Hanover County Fire / Emergency Medical Services Company 14 - East Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad (J), Fire Station Number1 (K), James City Rescue Squad (L), Pamunkey Regional Library Mechanicsville Branch Library (M), Hanover County Fire / Emergency Medical Services Company 6 - Henry Volunteer Fire Station (N), Pamunkey Regional Library Atlee Branch Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hanover Commons Shopping Center (1), Hanover Village Shopping Center (2), Cold Harbor Village Shopping Center (3), Brandy Hill Plaza Shopping Center (4), Atlee Square Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mechanicsville include: Mechanicsville Baptist Church (A), Mechanicsville Presbyterian Church (B), Pole Green Church (C), Shady Grove Church (D), Springfield Church (E), Walnut Grove Church (F), Westhill Church (G), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (H), Holly Ridge Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Abraham Cemetery (1), Walnut Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cherrydale Pond (A), Westhaven Lake (B), Dabney Lake (C), Sledds Lake (D), Westhaven Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horse Creek (A), Strawhorn Creek (B), Opossum Creek (C), Brandy Branch (D), Beaverdam Creek (E), Academy Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Party Makers Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 8435 Clarynton Road) (1), Amf Hanover Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7317 Bell Creek Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Hampton Inn Richmond-East/Mechanicsville (7433 Bell Creek Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Hanover County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.98
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.05
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00346. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00346
U.S.:

0.02218

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

MECHANICSVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE (Population served: 1450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between JUN-05-2003 and AUG-26-2003. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-31-1999 and OCT-30-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FIVE LAKES NO 1 (Population served: 328, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GLENWOOD GARDENS (Population served: 277, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2001), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-1998), St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-1999), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-1999), St Public Notif requested (DEC-31-1999), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-31-1999), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2000)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
BROOKWOOD MANOR (Population served: 222, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1998 and DEC-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-1998), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-1999), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-1999)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LOS MARIACHIS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2003)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
ITALIAN KITCHEN (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1997), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2001), Fed FAO issued (JAN-16-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2005)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
JAMAICA CLUB (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAK HILL CHRISTIAN SERVICE CAMP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mechanicsville that have no violations reported:

  • SHORE STOP - FELTON (Serves DE, Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAS MART #335 (Serves RI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHORE STOP #270 MILTON (Serves DE, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.2%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 1.2% for other race residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mechanicsville, VA

People in group quarters in Mechanicsville in 2010:

  • 137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Mechanicsville in 2000:

  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Mechanicsville compared to Virginia state average:

Mechanicsville, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with most branches in Mechanicsville (2011 data):

  • Union First Market Bank: Pole Green Branch, Bell Creek Road Branch, Mechanicsville Ukrops Branch, Mechanicsville Branch, Hanover Commons Branch. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mechanicsville Branch, Rutland Commons Financial Center Bra, Brandy Hill Plaza. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Lee-Davis Branch, Mechanicsville Branch, Atlee Station Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • EVB: Windmill Branch, Old Church, Kings Charter. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $1,061.5 mil, Deposits: $834.3 mil, headquarters in Tappahannock, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.
  • Village Bank: Mechanicsville Branch at 8051 Mechanicsville Turnpike, branch established on 2008/10/14; Pebble Creek Branch at 6127 Mechanicsville Turnpike, branch established on 2004/07/01. Info updated 2008/11/26: Bank assets: $580.7 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Midlothian, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Village Bank And Trust Financial Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: East Hanover Kroger In-Store Branch at 6335 Mechanicsville Turnpike, branch established on 2002/04/15; Mechanicsville Branch at 8028 Mechanicsville Pike, branch established on 1965/09/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Franklin Federal Savings Bank: Mechanicsville Branch at 7336 Bell Creek Road, South, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,012.2 mil, Deposits: $633.9 mil, headquarters in Glen Allen, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mechanicsville Branch at 6563 Mechanicsville Turnpike, branch established on 1989/11/27. 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
  • Citizens and Farmers Bank: Mechanicsville Branch at 7021 Mechanicsville Turnpike, branch established on 2003/09/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $921.0 mil, Deposits: $647.3 mil, headquarters in West Point, VA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: C&F Financial Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Mechanicsville travel time to work - commute


Mechanicsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mechanicsville (based on Hanover County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.73%
Here47.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents38.1%14.8%11.3%7.0%4.6%
Congregations25.8%18.0%10.1%1.1%9.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.5%4.3%4.2%3.2%8.0%
Congregations9.0%2.2%6.7%1.1%16.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Hanover County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Hanover County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Here:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hanover County:

9.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hanover County:

25.1%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Virginia:

18.6%

8.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($189 average AGI)
Hanover County:

0.19%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Henrico County, VA  2.85% ($54,269 average AGI)
from Richmond city, VA  0.64% ($45,043)
from Chesterfield County, VA  0.51% ($59,246)


7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Henrico County, VA  2.50% ($40,935 average AGI)
to Richmond city, VA  0.70% ($33,281)
to Chesterfield County, VA  0.54% ($51,796)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WCLM (1450 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: WORLD MEDIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLEE (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: 4M OF RICHMOND, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WDCE (90.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND)
  • WHCE (91.1 FM; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: HENRICO COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • W298AG (107.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTVR-FM (98.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsville:

  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Mechanicsville fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 1981 01:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1978 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1978 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 22, 1978 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1




Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$216,124120$194,3091,019$193,78749$109,40035$163,7780$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$219,4894$203,30355$207,3855$147,7663$204,5030$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$204,97511$187,747265$211,62721$65,06111$130,1041$66,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$234,90017$173,196212$210,6348$128,7344$154,3200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$296,4106$213,77552$193,9533$252,6232$152,0900$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3209.00 , 3210.01, 3210.02, 3211.00, 3212.01, 3212.02, 3213.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$236,92127$229,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$236,45814$264,588
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$293,1207$219,069
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$330,7721$146,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$189,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3209.00 , 3210.01, 3210.02, 3211.00, 3212.01, 3212.02, 3213.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 248
  • Hazardous Condition: 205
  • Service Call: 47
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Mechanicsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mechanicsville, VA

Most common first names in Mechanicsville, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William26374.5 years
James24771.0 years
Mary23380.7 years
John22174.5 years
Robert18372.4 years
Charles13974.1 years
George11675.7 years
Margaret11280.1 years
Thomas10073.2 years
Elizabeth9380.7 years
Most common last names in Mechanicsville, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11176.4 years
Martin8776.6 years
Jones7777.6 years
Taylor7374.9 years
Williams7276.5 years
Johnson6373.4 years
Brooks6177.4 years
Wright5476.6 years
Davis4874.3 years
Harris4875.3 years
Businesses in Mechanicsville, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6McDonald's2
AMF Bowling1Nike2
Applebee's1OfficeMax1
Arby's1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Panera Bread1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DHL3Popeyes1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid2
FedEx9Ruby Tuesday1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rue211
GNC2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Home Depot1T.G.I. Driday's1
IHOP1Taco Bell1
KFC1Target1
Kohl's1U-Haul4
Kroger2UPS8
Lane Bryant1Verizon Wireless2
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marshalls1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
Browse common businesses in Mechanicsville, VA

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Marc W. Rose (12)
  • Joseph W. Roos (10)
  • Gary L. Bowlin (8)
  • Richard L. Atkinson (8)
  • Christopher J. Hession (6)
  • David G. Simpson (6)
  • John G. Tew (5)
  • James W. Paul, Jr. (4)
  • Alexander M. Kulinowski (3)
  • Steven O. Stubblefield (3)

Total of 166 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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