Mechanicsburg, Illinois Population 2024

659

Mechanicsburg is a city located in Sangamon County Illinois. Mechanicsburg has a 2024 population of 659. Mechanicsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 658 in 2020.

The average household income in Mechanicsburg is $103,250 with a poverty rate of 6.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mechanicsburg is 45.1 years, 42.1 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Mechanicsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 91.35%
  • Two or more races: 8.65%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
636.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.15% (1)
The current population of Mechanicsburg, Illinois is 659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 658.

Mechanicsburg, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White70891.35%
Two or more races678.65%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mechanicsburg Population by Race

Mechanicsburg Population Pyramid 2024

Mechanicsburg Median Age

45.1

Total

42.1

Male

50.1

Female

Mechanicsburg Adults

There are 627 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicsburg.

Mechanicsburg Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicsburg Sex Ratio

Female39550.97%
Male38049.03%

Mechanicsburg Population by Age

Mechanicsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3062.5387.912.1
Married1753.1297.72.3
Non Family921.0976.123.9
Female353.2668.631.4
Male43.751000
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

87.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mechanicsburg 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

Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Mechanicsburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,208

Average Earnings

$68,452

Average Male

$47,083

Average Female

Mechanicsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanicsburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mechanicsburg Language

99.73% of Mechanicsburg residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Mechanicsburg Language

Mechanicsburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White696537.61%
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6.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsburg is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsburg is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.91%.

Mechanicsburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.02%
Some College5.88%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Mechanicsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed3.69%
Male Employed1.38%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mechanicsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanicsburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mechanicsburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicsburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mechanicsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mechanicsburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mechanicsburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Mechanicsburg Veterans by War

count

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Mechanicsburg Veterans by Age

count

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Mechanicsburg Veterans by Race

Mechanicsburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicsburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanicsburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicsburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicsburg 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

86.84%

Born in Mechanicsburg

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mechanicsburg residents were born in the United States, with 86.84% having been born in Illinois. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202966410.15%
202866310.15%
202766210.15%
202666110.15%
202566010.15%
202465910.15%
202365810.15%
202265710.15%
2021656-2-0.3%
202065830.46%
2019655-6-0.91%
201866130.46%
201765891.39%
2016649152.37%
2015634243.93%
201461050.83%
201360510.17%
201260440.67%
201160071.18%
2010593
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Mechanicsburg Population by Year