Mechanicville, NY
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Mechanicville profile

Living in Mechanicville

Mechanicville is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,168 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mechanicville is the 316th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Mechanicville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Mechanicville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mechanicville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mechanicville who work in office and administrative support (18.26%), food service (9.57%), and sales jobs (9.50%).

Also of interest is that Mechanicville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Mechanicville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.95% of adults in Mechanicville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mechanicville in 2018 was $28,716, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,864 for a family of four. However, Mechanicville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Mechanicville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mechanicville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mechanicville include Italian, Irish, German, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Mechanicville is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Chinese.