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. 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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mechanicville who work in office and administrative support (18.44%), sales jobs (12.04%), and food service (9.45%).
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 citizens of Mechanicville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.93% of adults in Mechanicville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Mechanicville in 2010 was $23,525, 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 $94,100 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mechanicville include Irish, French , English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Mechanicville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.