Mechanicville, New York

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Population in 2013: 5,195 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 2,371  (45.6%)
Females: 2,824  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  34.7 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12118.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,111 (it was $34,509 in 2000)
Mechanicville:

$37,111
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,997 (it was $17,236 in 2000)

Mechanicville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,234 (it was $88,700 in 2000)
Mechanicville:

$152,234
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $172,683; Detached houses: $172,648; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,026; In 2-unit structures: $178,931; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,172; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,938

Median gross rent in 2012: $777.

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Mechanicville races chart
  • White alone - 4,865 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 130 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 90 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 50 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 42 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mechanicville: 109.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (27.1%), Irish (20.7%), French (9.3%), German (8.0%), English (7.6%), United States (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1859

Elevation: 104 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 6,240 people per square mile   (high).

Mechanicville,NY real estate house value index trend

Mechanicville, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicville:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicville city:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

123 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe).

This city:  2.3%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Mechanicville, New York as of April 20, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mechanicville to the number of sex offenders is 401 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,803 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,955 (1.2%)

Mechanicville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (13.9 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (138.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (142.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Stillwater, NY (1.8 miles ), Halfmoon, NY (2.0 miles ), Schaghticoke, NY (2.3 miles ), Round Lake, NY (2.4 miles ), Country Knolls, NY (2.5 miles ), Valley Falls, NY (2.5 miles ), Clifton Park, NY (2.6 miles ), Malta, NY (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 73.69 W

Area code: 518

Mechanicville household income distribution Mechanicville home values distribution

Crime rates in Mechanicville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 220200012021
per 100,000 39.839.50.039.90.00.00.020.541.30.038.319.0
Robberies 11415501343251
per 100,000 218.878.9298.399.80.020.061.182.062.041.495.819.0
Assaults 274330304034331033910
per 100,000 537.0848.6596.5598.7795.9678.6671.8205.162.062.2172.4190.3
Burglaries 12159141919112223211923
per 100,000 238.7296.0179.0279.4378.0379.2223.9451.2475.3435.1364.1437.7
Thefts 544242314443417873783567
per 100,000 1074.0828.9835.2618.6875.4858.3834.71599.71508.61615.9670.61275.0
Auto thefts 357242553654
per 100,000 59.798.7139.239.979.639.9101.8102.562.0124.395.876.1
Arson 1N/AN/AN/AN/A110000N/A
per 100,000 19.9N/AN/AN/AN/A20.020.40.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 277.2295.2273.7235.8233.7211.8216.1191.3167.4133.7158.4151.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Mechanicville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
New York average:

3.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -298 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Mechanicville, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mechanicville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Mechanicville city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanicville-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from Mechanicville center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Mechanicville center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saratoga County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mechanicville topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Cocozzo - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mechanicville:

  • SCHUYLER RIDGE A RESIDENTIAL H C F (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLIFTON PARK, NY)
  • HORTENSE AND LOUIS RUBIN DIALYSIS CTR INC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CLIFTON PARK, NY)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS BALLSTON SPA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BALLSTON SPA, NY)
  • DIAMOND HILL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • LEONARD HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TROY, NY)
  • EDDY VILLAGE GREEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COHOES, NY)
  • SARATOGA COUNTY MAPLEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BALLSTON SPA, NY)

Airports located in Mechanicville:

Amtrak stations near Mechanicville:

  • 14 miles: SARATOGA SPRINGS (WEST AVE. & STATION LN.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, 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 Mechanicville:

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 13 miles; Troy, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,940)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 13 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 13 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Siena College (about 14 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • Union College (about 14 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Skidmore College (about 14 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)

Public high school in Mechanicville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mechanicville:

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Library in Mechanicville:

  • MECHANICVILLE DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $318,169; Location: 190 NORTH MAIN STREET; 27,591 books; 4,970 audio materials; 2,419 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mechanicville: Union Depot (A), Mechanicville City Dock (B), Della Vigna Building (C), Mechanicville Fire Department - W L Howland Hose Company (D), State Theatre (E), Mechanicville Central Fire Station (F), Mechanicsville Municipal Building (G), Mechanicsville Engine Company Number 5 (H), Mechanicville District Public Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mechanicville include: Church of Saint Paul The Apostle (A), Church of the Assumption (B), Memorial Baptist Church (C), Saint Luke's Episcopal Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Methodist Church (F), Emmanuel United Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Anthony Kill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mechanicville: Talmadge Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Mechanicville City - City Court (36 Avenue M).

Saratoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.7. This is about average.

City:

78.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.834. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.834
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.70
U.S.:

9.14

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

FRANKIE C'S FAMILY PUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
HICKORY HILL TRAILER COURT (Address: 107 STANIAK ROAD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOBIL MART GREENWICH (Address: 100 SOUTH HUDSON HEMSTREET PARK , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.7%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Mechanicville, New York environmental map by EPA

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Mechanicville compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Mechanicville (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Mechanicville Branch at 1 South Main Street, branch established on 1934/10/15. 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
  • TrustCo Bank: Mechanicville Branch at 9 Price Chopper Plaza, branch established on 1995/12/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Mechanicville Branch at 5 Park Plaza, branch established on 1998/03/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mechanicville city (based on Saratoga County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.66%
Here: 40.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents65.9%12.7%4.8%2.1%2.1%
Congregations8.6%19.8%7.8%2.6%7.8%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.6%1.2%1.0%6.7%
Congregations2.6%6.0%3.4%0.9%40.5%
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: 31
Saratoga County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Saratoga County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 86
Saratoga County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Saratoga County:

25.2%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

15.6%
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 5$24,627$59,1050$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,093$45,2799$11,536
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$6,529
Police Protection - Officers 19$99,578$62,8913$11,274
Firefighters 20$107,866$64,7200$0
Streets and Highways 15$68,787$55,0303$2,901
Sewerage 8$49,565$74,3480$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$22,869$68,6070$0
Water Supply 5$35,850$86,0400$0
Electric Power 13$66,460$61,3480$0
Local Libraries 5$22,292$53,5012$2,622
Other and Unallocable 4$17,125$51,3753$4,374
Totals for Government 102$530,112$62,36621$39,236

Mechanicville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $225,000 ($43.31)
    Regular Highways: $116,000 ($22.33)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($19.63)
    General: $8,000 ($1.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.15)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.15)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.77)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $787,000 ($151.49)
    Police Protection: $703,000 ($135.32)
    Water Utilities: $504,000 ($97.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $462,000 ($88.93)
    Sewerage: $431,000 ($82.96)
    Regular Highways: $422,000 ($81.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $278,000 ($53.51)
    Financial Administration: $185,000 ($35.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($17.52)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($17.13)
    Health Services - Other: $79,000 ($15.21)
    General Public Buildings: $62,000 ($11.93)
    Transit Utilities: $55,000 ($10.59)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($10.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($6.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($2.31)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $406,000 ($78.15)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $31,000 ($5.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000 ($23.68)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($20.40)
    Fire Protection: $67,000 ($12.90)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($3.08)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($1.92)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($1.15)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.19)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,762,000 ($339.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($7.12)

Mechanicville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $448,000 ($86.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $258,000 ($49.66)
    All Other: $22,000 ($4.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $224,000 ($43.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,237,000 ($238.11)
    All Other: $40,000 ($7.70)
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000 ($2.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $561,000 ($107.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($19.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $536,000 ($103.18)
    Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $433,000 ($83.35)
    All Other: $129,000 ($24.83)
    Highways: $106,000 ($20.40)
    Transit Utilities: $21,000 ($4.04)
  • Tax - Property: $1,118,000 ($215.21)
    Public Utilities: $86,000 ($16.55)
    NEC: $49,000 ($9.43)

Mechanicville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $5,390,000 ($1037.54)
    Water Utilities: $610,000 ($117.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $471,000 ($90.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $560,000 ($107.80)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $361,000 ($69.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,334,000 ($1026.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $56,000 ($10.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $110,000 ($21.17)
    Water Utilities: $50,000 ($9.62)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $40,000 ($7.70)
    End of Fiscal Year: $31,000 ($5.97)

Mechanicville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $415,000 ($79.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,892,000 ($364.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,334,000 ($1026.76)

6.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($376 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, NY  1.06% ($53,005 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.66% ($49,466)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.55% ($40,371)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($440 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Albany County, NY  0.89% ($41,402 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.54% ($39,347)
to Warren County, NY  0.51% ($37,897)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicville:

  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicville:

  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WQAR (101.3 FM; STILLWATER, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicville:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mechanicville, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Mechanicville fatal accident list:

Sep 5, 2008 05:53 PM, Pruyn Hill Rd, Lat: 42.89886, Lon: -73.71439, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1998 02:40 PM, South Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1991 08:46 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 1982 02:30 AM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 2, 1981 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 1976 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 29 meters (95ft)
Total costs: $23,897,000
Total average daily traffic: 53,855
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,458

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mechanicville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Reservoir 36 N Main St (Lat: 42.928417 Lon: -73.704278), Call Sign: KBK206
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2001, Expiration Date: 09/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2011
    Registrant: Saratoga County Office Of Emergency Services, 25 West High St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4707, Email:
  • Central Ave (Lat: 42.928417 Lon: -73.704278), Call Sign: KBK207, Licensee ID: L00005651
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2011
    Registrant: County Of Saratoga, County Complex, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232
  • City Hall Main St (Lat: 42.903694 Lon: -73.685389), Call Sign: KNED309
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 11/05/2022
    Registrant: County Of Saratoga Emergency Services, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4707, Email:
  • Tdd Mileage 465.84 Row/Fml (Lat: 42.922417 Lon: -73.677611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPMK812, Licensee ID: L00049018
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/27/2013, Certifier: Ed Anderson
    Registrant: Springfield Terminal Railway Company, 1700 Iron Horse Park, North Billerica, MA 01862-1688, Phone: (978) 663-6965, Fax: (978) 663-6967, Email:
  • 16 So Central Ave (Lat: 42.902500 Lon: -73.688056), Call Sign: WPVL283
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 07/08/2002, Expiration Date: 07/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2012, Certifier: Louis F Arruda
    Registrant: Dumac Business Systems Inc. Fcc Lic Coordinator, 19 Corporate Circle, East Syracuse, NY 13057, Phone: (315) 463-1010, Fax: (315) 463-1980, Email:
  • Lat: 42.904528 Lon: -73.716639, Call Sign: WPZC439
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 12/24/2013, Certifier: Craig Cochran
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 42.903667 Lon: -73.685306, Call Sign: WQKY468
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.370 MHz, 153.927 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2009, Expiration Date: 10/27/2019, Certifier: David Joseph
    Registrant: Ewa 21001502, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 108 Erie Blvd (Lat: 42.810611 Lon: -73.949556), Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WMF980
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/1997, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2008
    Registrant: Latham & Watkins LLP, 555 Eleventh Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1304, Phone: (202) 637-2200, Fax: (202) 637-2201, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Lock 2 C Waterford Rd (Lat: 42.878139 Lon: -73.676778), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHV396
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014
    Registrant: New York State Thruway Authority, 200 Southern Blvd. , Bldg. 11, Albany, NY 12209, Phone: (518) 436-2989, Email:
  • Lock 3c Knickerbrocker Rd (Lat: 42.912028 Lon: -73.677333), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHV409
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014
    Registrant: New York State Thruway Authority, 200 Southern Blvd. , Bldg. 11, Albany, NY 12209, Phone: (518) 436-2989, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mechanicville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4044J , Serial Number: 15065344, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Ii Moll, 70 Country Road 75, Mechanicville, NY 12118
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6175Q , Serial Number: 15285184, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Crusing Altitude LLC, 43 East St, Mechanicville, NY 12118
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6252R , Serial Number: 15061552, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1965
    Registrant (Partnership): Albert F Amann, Rd2, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Other Owners: Stephen Burello
  • Aircraft: LAKE LA-4-200 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 91 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65714 , Serial Number: 617, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1974
    Registrant (Individual): James F Dba Ferrick, 410 Rt 67 Rnd Lke Arpt Seaplane, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Other Owners: Land And Lake Avn Adirondack
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7741F , Serial Number: 15063841, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Peter L Rocco, Po Box 544, Mechanicville, NY 12118
  • Aircraft: FUNK B85C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81138 , Serial Number: 268, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey J Kahabka, 107 S Linden Ave, Mechanicville, NY 12118
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9224J , Serial Number: 28-3294, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): John H Sickles, Po Box 284, Mechanicville, NY 12118

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$139,81812$139,50055$133,5095$44,4002$383,5005$112,4001$146,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$128,0005$97,4000$01$205,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$110,0005$92,80024$154,6251$37,0000$04$130,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$161,0000$017$128,0590$01$500,0001$67,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$111,7501$20,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$115,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$85,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0622.00 , 0623.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 76
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Mechanicville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mechanicville, NY
Most common first names in Mechanicville, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15478.9 years
John14673.2 years
Joseph10375.6 years
William8076.2 years
James7072.8 years
Helen6077.9 years
Michael5474.1 years
Margaret5278.9 years
Anthony5175.4 years
Frank5072.0 years
Most common last names in Mechanicville, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2475.8 years
Izzo2374.2 years
Thompson2067.6 years
Ryan1977.6 years
Fusco1681.0 years
Johnson1578.0 years
Brown1574.1 years
Palmer1578.3 years
Sullivan1375.5 years
Adams1275.6 years
Businesses in Mechanicville, NY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

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  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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