Mechanicsville, Iowa Population 2024

976

Mechanicsville is a city located in Cedar County Iowa. Mechanicsville has a 2024 population of 976. Mechanicsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,019 in 2020.

The average household income in Mechanicsville is $75,751 with a poverty rate of 8.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mechanicsville is 51.1 years, 46.5 years for males, and 54 years for females.

Mechanicsville Demographics

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

  • White: 98.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.3%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,183.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.22% (-43)
The current population of Mechanicsville, Iowa is 976 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,019.

Mechanicsville, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White91198.59%
Two or more races121.3%
Native American10.11%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mechanicsville Population by Race

Mechanicsville Population Pyramid 2024

Mechanicsville Median Age

51.1

Total

46.5

Male

54

Female

Mechanicsville Adults

There are 809 adults, (277 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicsville.

Mechanicsville Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicsville Sex Ratio

Female47050.87%
Male45449.13%

Mechanicsville Population by Age

Mechanicsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4092.1883.616.4
Married2382.5991.68.4
Non Family1261.167.532.5
Female282.7578.621.4
Male173.351000
showing: 5 rows

2.58

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mechanicsville 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

Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.87%.

Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,049

Average Earnings

$46,563

Average Male

$39,013

Average Female

Mechanicsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanicsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mechanicsville Language

99.33% of Mechanicsville residents speak only English, while 0.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Mechanicsville Language

Mechanicsville Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White852758.8%
Hispanic21419.05%
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8.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.64%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is Hispanic, with 19.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is White, with 8.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.67%.

Mechanicsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.95%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater2%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Mechanicsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.12%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mechanicsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanicsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mechanicsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mechanicsville 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.

Mechanicsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mechanicsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Mechanicsville Veterans by War

count

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Mechanicsville Veterans by Age

count

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Mechanicsville Veterans by Race

Mechanicsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanicsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicsville 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

86.58%

Born in Mechanicsville

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mechanicsville residents were born in the United States, with 86.58% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mechanicsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029916-12-1.29%
2028928-12-1.28%
2027940-12-1.26%
2026952-12-1.24%
2025964-12-1.23%
2024976-12-1.21%
2023988-12-1.2%
20221,000-12-1.19%
20211,012-7-0.69%
20201,019-102-9.1%
20191,121-5-0.44%
20181,12630.27%
20171,12350.45%
20161,11850.45%
20151,113-4-0.36%
20141,11720.18%
20131,115-8-0.71%
20121,123-9-0.8%
20111,132-11-0.96%
20101,143
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Mechanicsville Population by Year