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Mechanicsville, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Mechanicsville,PA index of house prices

Total population: 3,009 (All urban)

Houses: 1,325 (1,218 occupied: 821 owner occupied, 393 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

31%

Housing density: 649 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $332,022.

Median contract rent in 2016: $437 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $488)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $686


Median gross rent in Mechanicsville, PA in 2016: $515

Housing units in Mechanicsville with a mortgage: 403 (40 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 370


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Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $199,100 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Mechanicsville:

$199,100
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,009 - $326,373

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,424
  • In family households: 14,335 (3,650 male householders, 1,151 female householders)
    3,864 spouses, 4,690 children (4,313 natural, 150 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 267 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 121 parents, 105 other relatives, 338 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,089 (1,128 male householders (884 living alone)), 1,464 female householders (1,293 living alone)), 497 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 843 (675 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

3,282 married couples with children.
785 single-parent households (168 men, 617 women).

88.0% of residents of Mechanicsville speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English well).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 294 (8.6%)
(72.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 1462 bedrooms
  • 3833 bedrooms
  • 2034 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania:

  • 21no bedroom
  • 1151 bedroom
  • 1572 bedrooms
  • 523 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Mechanicsville in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 16no vehicle
  • 2951 vehicle
  • 4122 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population

Cars and other vehicles available in Mechanicsville in renter-occupied apartments

  • 33no vehicle
  • 2501 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 314 rooms
  • 2305 rooms
  • 1656 rooms
  • 1437 rooms
  • 958 rooms
  • 1509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania:

  • 211 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 1264 rooms
  • 325 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Mechanicsville, PA household income distribution

  • 50Less than $10,000
  • 65$10,000 to $14,999
  • 74$15,000 to $19,999
  • 70$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$35,000 to $39,999
  • 90$40,000 to $44,999
  • 60$45,000 to $49,999
  • 126$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 86$75,000 to $99,999
  • 152$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 159$150,000 to $199,999
  • 99$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 381995 to March 2000
  • 151990 to 1994
  • 191985 to 1989
  • 261980 to 1984
  • 121975 to 1979
  • 61970 to 1974
  • 121965 to 1969
  • 43Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Mechanicsville population
Mechanicsville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 143
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 385
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 227
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 85
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 86
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 54
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 34
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 9
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 33
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 41
Mechanicsville, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.2%
Number of people working at home: 59 (4.7% of all workers)

Mechanicsville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 943 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 128 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 34 (3%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Unclassified or not reported: 931
 German: 625
 Irish: 203
 English: 166
 Italian: 150
 Slovak: 149
 United States or American: 146
 Other groups: 137
 Polish: 136
 European: 61
 Dutch: 53
 Scottish: 44
 Lithuanian: 41
 Welsh: 39
 Scotch-Irish: 34
 Pennsylvania German: 33
 Russian: 33
 French (except Basque): 26
 Palestinian: 25
 Austrian: 18
 Hungarian: 18
 Czechoslovakian: 16
 French Canadian: 15
 Egyptian: 15
 Iranian: 13
 Swedish: 11
 Arab/Arabic: 9
 Greek: 8
 British: 7
 Canadian: 7
 Luxemburger: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 Romanian: 6
 Swiss: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 14%India
  • 10%Mexico
  • 9%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 9%Egypt
  • 9%Panama
  • 8%Iran
  • 8%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,431
  • Other state: 565
  • Northeast: 265
  • Midwest: 77
  • South: 181
  • West: 42

63% of Mechanicsville residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 278
  • Less than 1 year of college: 29
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 75
  • Associate degree: 68
  • Bachelor's degree: 122
  • Master's degree: 57
  • Professional school degree: 112
  • Doctorate degree: 20

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 78
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 88
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 21
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 471
  • Less than 1 year of college: 51
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 71
  • Associate degree: 67
  • Bachelor's degree: 310
  • Master's degree: 199
  • Professional school degree: 55
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Mechanicsville marital status for males
Mechanicsville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 849
  • One, attached: 90
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 75
  • 5 to 9: 132
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 50 or more: 33
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.7%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Mechanicsville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mechanicsville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (43.9%)
  • Utility gas (28.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.9%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (66.1%)
  • Utility gas (28.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30
Here:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)