Mechanicsburg, Illinois Population 2022

676
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Mechanicsburg is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 676, it is the 796th largest city in Illinois and the 17340th largest city in the United States. Mechanicsburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 662 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mechanicsburg has a population density of 653 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mechanicsburg is $82,399 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $150,900. The median age in Mechanicsburg is 45.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Mechanicsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mechanicsburgwas:

  • White: 92.81%
  • Two or more races: 6.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mechanicsburg, Illinois is 676 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 662.

Mechanicsburg, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85292.81%
Black or African American30.33%
Two or More Races636.86%
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Mechanicsburg Population by Race

Mechanicsburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Mechanicsburg Median Age

44.3


Total

41


Male

49.8


Female

Mechanicsburg Adults

There are 741 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicsburg.

Mechanicsburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicsburg Sex Ratio

Female

451

49.13%

Male

467

50.87%

Mechanicsburg Population by Age

Mechanicsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mechanicsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.9%5.1%
All84.7%15.3%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Female63.3%36.7%
Male53.3%46.7%

84.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mechanicsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3332.7684.7
Married1973.4494.9
Male152.853.3
Female303.463.3
Non Family911.0774.7

3.36

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Mechanicsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.25%
9th to 12th Grade253.90%
High School Graduate29445.87%
Some College13621.22%
Associates Degree6510.14%
Bachelors Degree9815.29%
Graduate Degree152.34%
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Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic666
2+ Races525215
White58054792
Black33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,274$60,435$57,639
Less Than 9th Grade$60,417$60,417$
High School Graduate$52,000$58,438$46,250
Some College$75,000$73,646$
Bachelors Degree$59,732$59,583$59,773
Graduate Degree$$$

$59,274

Average Earnings

$60,435

Average Male

$57,639

Average Female

Mechanicsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanicsburg Language by Age

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Mechanicsburg Language

98.61% of Mechanicsburg residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Mechanicsburg Language

Mechanicsburg Poverty by Race

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4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.28%

Male Poverty Rate

4.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsburg is White, with 4.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsburg is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.83%.

Mechanicsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School8.50%
Some College2.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Mechanicsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mechanicsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanicsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,972$96,547
Families$111,786$112,993
Married Families$119,750-
Non Families$36,875$44,592
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Income by Household Type

Mechanicsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Mechanicsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mechanicsburg Marital Status by Race

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Mechanicsburg Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War15
Vietnam18
Korea
World War II

Mechanicsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5411
55 to 649
65 to 7416
75+

Mechanicsburg Veterans by Age

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Mechanicsburg Veterans by Race

Mechanicsburg Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicsburg Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanicsburg Employment by Age

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Mechanicsburg Employment by Race

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Mechanicsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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87.58%

Born in Mechanicsburg

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Mechanicsburg residents were born in the United States, with 87.58% having been born in Illinois. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mechanicsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105900.00%
201159771.19%
201260471.17%
201361171.16%
201461871.15%
201562571.13%
201663271.12%
201763971.11%
201864671.10%
201965371.08%
202066291.38%
202166971.06%
202267671.05%

Mechanicsburg Population by Year