Mechanicsville is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,117 people and just one neighborhood, Mechanicsville is the 234th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Mechanicsville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Mechanicsville is a blue-collar town, with 35.53% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Mechanicsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mechanicsville who work in office and administrative support (12.03%), management occupations (11.47%) and sales jobs (8.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Mechanicsville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Mechanicsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.59 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Mechanicsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.