Mechanic Falls, Maine Population 2024

2,286

Mechanic Falls is a city located in Androscoggin County Maine. Mechanic Falls has a 2024 population of 2,286. Mechanic Falls is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 7.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,118 in 2020.

The average household income in Mechanic Falls is $64,158 with a poverty rate of 7.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mechanic Falls is 37.7 years, 43.3 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Mechanic Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mechanic Falls was:

  • White: 81.41%
  • Two or more races: 12.42%
  • Black or African American: 3.94%
  • Asian: 2.23%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
427.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.93% (168)
The current population of Mechanic Falls, Maine is 2,286 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,118.

Mechanic Falls, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,86181.41%
Two or more races28412.42%
Black or African American903.94%
Asian512.23%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mechanic Falls Population by Race

Mechanic Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Mechanic Falls Median Age

37.7

Total

43.3

Male

37

Female

Mechanic Falls Adults

There are 1,574 adults, (344 of whom are seniors) in Mechanic Falls.

Mechanic Falls Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanic Falls Sex Ratio

Female1,22453.54%
Male1,06246.46%

Mechanic Falls Population by Age

Mechanic Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8162.7459.640.4
Non Family2911.2955.744.3
Married2793.1978.121.9
Female2103.7733.366.7
Male364.971000
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mechanic Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mechanic Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanic Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 76%.

Mechanic Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,780

Average Earnings

$27,578

Average Male

$33,289

Average Female

Mechanic Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanic Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mechanic Falls Language

97.1% of Mechanic Falls residents speak only English, while 2.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.28% of the population.

Mechanic Falls Language

Mechanic Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black9090100%
White1,685774.57%
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7.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanic Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanic Falls is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanic Falls is White, with 4.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5%.

Mechanic Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.13%
Less Than 9th Grade6.82%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Mechanic Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed20.43%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mechanic Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanic Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mechanic Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanic Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mechanic Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Mechanic Falls Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mechanic Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

143

Number of Veterans

143

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mechanic Falls Veterans by War

count

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Mechanic Falls Veterans by Age

count

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Mechanic Falls Veterans by Race

Mechanic Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

36.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanic Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanic Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanic Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanic Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.89%

Born in Mechanic Falls

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Mechanic Falls residents were born in the United States, with 74.89% having been born in Maine. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mechanic Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,286
20232,286
20222,2861446.72%
20212,142241.13%
20202,11860.28%
20192,11221811.51%
20181,894-9-0.47%
20171,90323013.75%
20161,673241.46%
20151,649-49-2.89%
20141,698-192-10.16%
20131,890110.59%
20121,879-284-13.13%
20112,163-74-3.31%
20102,237
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Mechanic Falls Population by Year