Mechanicsville, PA Population

Population: 515. Estimated population in July 2020: 497 (-3.5% change)
Males: 240 (46.6%), Females: 275 (53.4%)

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $34,583
Median house value: $64,400

Races in Mechanicsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (34.8%), Irish (21.4%), Polish (13.0%), English (8.9%), Italian (8.9%), Lithuanian (7.6%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsville

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsville borough

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-8.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mechanicsville:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • POTTSVILLE HOSPITAL-WARNE CLINIC (about 3 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA)
  • ASHLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; ASHLAND, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 28 miles; READING, PA; Abbreviation: RDG)
  • LANCASTER (about 41 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: ABE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • SCHUYLKILL COUNTY /JOE ZERBEY/ (about 13 miles; POTTSVILLE, PA; Abbreviation: ZER)
  • GRIMES (about 16 miles; BETHEL, PA; Abbreviation: 8N1)
  • HAZLETON MUNI (about 25 miles; HAZLETON, PA; Abbreviation: HZL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 29 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 29 miles; READING, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,003)
  • KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 31 miles; KUTZTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; NANTICOKE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,582)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,145)
  • WILKES UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WILKES BARRE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,438)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 47 miles; Allentown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,334)

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