Mechanicstown, New York Population 2020

6,957
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Mechanicstown is a city located in New York. Mechanicstown has a 2020 population of 6,957. Mechanicstown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,858 in 2010. Mechanicstown reached it's highest population of 7,130 in 2015.

The average household income in Mechanicstown is $72,791 with a poverty rate of 18.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,212 per month, and the median house value is $203,200. The median age in Mechanicstown is 44 years, 42.2 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.9 males.

Mechanicstown Demographics

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

  • White: 59.18%
  • Black or African American: 19.05%
  • Other race: 13.73%
  • Two or more races: 5.81%
  • Asian: 2.03%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mechanicstown, New York is 6,957, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,858.

Mechanicstown, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,11759.18%
Black or African American1,32519.05%
Some Other Race95513.73%
Two or More Races4045.81%
Asian1412.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.22%
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Mechanicstown Population Pyramid 2020

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Mechanicstown Median Age

44


Total

42.2


Male

45.5


Female

Mechanicstown Adults

There are 5,524 adults, (1,549 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicstown.

Mechanicstown Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicstown Sex Ratio

Female

4,095

58.86%

Male

2,862

41.14%

Mechanicstown Households and Families

Mechanicstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mechanicstown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.4%45.6%
Male46%54%
All42.8%57.2%
Female35.6%64.4%
Non Family33.7%66.3%

42.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9412.342.8
Non Family1,2771.2633.7
Married1,1923.1354.4
Female3483.1535.6
Male1242.6346

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Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mechanicstown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3466.84%
9th to 12th Grade4258.41%
High School Graduate1,75934.80%
Some College1,22824.29%
Associates Degree4228.35%
Bachelors Degree56811.24%
Graduate Degree3076.07%
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Mechanicstown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6462,389480
Hispanic1,300902118
Black1,011956296
Other Race51034111
Multiple Races16695
Asian14180
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 29.28%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,516$41,250$34,663
Less Than High School$20,179$11,894$
High School Grad$31,552$50,093$29,811
Some College$43,958$62,011$31,522
Bachelors Degree$59,286$$59,405
Graduate Degree$61,429$38,015$76,813

$39,516

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$34,663

Average Female

Mechanicstown Language

Mechanicstown Language by Age

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Mechanicstown Language

71.95% of Mechanicstown residents speak only English, while 28.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.49% of the population.

Mechanicstown Poverty

Mechanicstown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,15771633.19%
Other94949552.16%
White3,01541613.80%
Multiple4048320.54%
Black1,301695.30%

18.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.59%

Male Poverty Rate

20.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicstown is Other, with 52.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicstown is Black, with 5.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.12%
High School18.36%
Bachelors or Greater8.54%
Some College5.12%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.21%
Male Employed6.52%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mechanicstown Income

Mechanicstown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,131$72,791
Families$69,167$77,449
Married Families$75,198-
Non Families$28,021$63,510
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Mechanicstown Marital Status

Mechanicstown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicstown Married by Age and Sex

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Mechanicstown 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 35-44.

Mechanicstown Marital Status by Race

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Mechanicstown Veterans

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243

Number of Veterans

237

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
Korea35
Second Gulf War31
World War II21
First Gulf War17
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Age Group Veterans
75+93
65 to 7452
55 to 6441
35 to 5432
18 to 3425
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2116.03%
Black322.94%
Hispanic140.96%

Mechanicstown Veterans by Education

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6.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicstown Employment Status

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49.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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73.22%

Born in New York

85.71%

Native Born

14.29%

Foreign Born

5.55%

Non Citizen

8.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.71% of Mechanicstown residents were born in the United States, with 73.22% having been born in New York. 5.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,9570.00%
20196,9570.00%
20186,957530.77%
20176,904-78-1.12%
20166,982-148-2.08%
20157,1301001.42%
20147,0301562.27%
20136,8741592.37%
20126,715-392-5.52%
20117,1072493.63%
20106,8580.00%