Mechanicsburg, IL Population

Population: 456. Estimated population in July 2020: 441 (-3.3% change)
Males: 233 (51.1%), Females: 223 (48.9%)

Sangamon County

Zip code: 62545

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $36,250
Median house value: $59,800

Races in Mechanicsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (32.2%), Irish (18.4%), United States (12.1%), English (8.8%), French (5.5%), Italian (4.6%).

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsburg

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsburg village

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -77 (-14.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mechanicsburg:

  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)
  • ANDREW MCFARLAND MENTAL HLTH CTR (about 17 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mechanicsburg:

  • CAPITAL (about 19 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • DECATUR (about 38 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 57 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mechanicsburg:

  • TAYLORVILLE MUNI (about 20 miles; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: TAZ)
  • LOGAN COUNTY (about 24 miles; LINCOLN, IL; Abbreviation: AAA)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 47 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: 3K4)
Amtrak station near Mechanicsburg:

  • 18 miles: SPRINGFIELD (WASHINGTON & 3RD STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsburg:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 16 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)

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