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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mechanicsburgwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mechanicsburg
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.