Mechanicville is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,169 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mechanicville is the 311th largest community in New York. Mechanicville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Mechanicville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mechanicville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mechanicville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mechanicville who work in office and administrative support (19.08%), sales jobs (10.82%), and food service (9.62%).
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 percentage of adults in Mechanicville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.16% of the adults in Mechanicville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mechanicville in 2010 was $23,447, 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 $93,788 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 Irish, French , German, and English.
The most common language spoken in Mechanicville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.