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Mechanicsville is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,577 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mechanicsville is the 205th largest community in Maryland.
Housing costs in Mechanicsville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Maryland.
Unlike some towns, Mechanicsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mechanicsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mechanicsville is a town 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 (14.94%), sales jobs (13.94%) and management occupations (13.38%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Mechanicsville, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Mechanicsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Mechanicsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mechanicsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mechanicsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mechanicsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Mechanicsville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mechanicsville, the average commute to work is 38.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Mechanicsville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
In terms of college education, Mechanicsville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.04% of adults in Mechanicsville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mechanicsville in 2010 was $37,556, which is upper middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,224 for a family of four.
The people who call Mechanicsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mechanicsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mechanicsville include German, Irish, Italian, English, Scottish and Haitian.
The most common language spoken in Mechanicsville is English. Some people also speak French.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||594|
|MECHANICSVILLE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||80.98%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||19.02%|
|TYPE OF MECHANICSVILLE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||95.79%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.68%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.53%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF MECHANICSVILLE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.33%|
|AGE OF MECHANICSVILLE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||28.28%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||42.42%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||14.48%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.82%|
|MECHANICSVILLE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$314,604|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,613|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $50,000||2.70%|
|$50,001 - $100,000||4.16%|
|$100,001 - $201,000||11.64%|
|$201,001 - $301,000||16.63%|
|$301,001 - $401,000||32.85%|
|$401,001 - $501,000||19.96%|
|$501,001 - $752,000||12.06%|
|$752,001 - $1,003,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF MECHANICSVILLE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.34%|
|5 TO 17||20.84%|
|18 TO 24||9.89%|
|25 TO 34||6.67%|
|35 TO 54||36.01%|
|55 TO 64||12.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.66%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.50%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,071|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,556|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.09%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (15.16%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.37%)
Real estate (2.45%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||10.07%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.76%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||0.53%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (23.13%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (94.97%)
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