Mechanicsville, Virginia Population 2020

37,501
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Mechanicsville is a city located in Virginia. Mechanicsville has a 2020 population of 37,501. Mechanicsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,348 in 2010. Mechanicsville reached it's highest population of 37,674 in 2017.

The average household income in Mechanicsville is $94,144 with a poverty rate of 6.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,191 per month, and the median house value is $237,500. The median age in Mechanicsville is 42.9 years, 39.7 years for males, and 45.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Mechanicsville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.49%
  • Black or African American: 9.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Mechanicsville, Virginia is 37,501, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,348.

Mechanicsville, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,05885.49%
Black or African American3,4649.24%
Two or More Races1,0502.80%
Asian7642.04%
Some Other Race590.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander590.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.13%
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Mechanicsville Population Pyramid 2020

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Mechanicsville Median Age

42.9


Total

39.7


Male

45.5


Female

Mechanicsville Adults

There are 29,080 adults, (6,845 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicsville.

Mechanicsville Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicsville Sex Ratio

Female

19,179

51.14%

Male

18,322

48.86%

Mechanicsville Households and Families

Mechanicsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mechanicsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All76.6%23.4%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male58.4%41.6%
Female51.6%48.4%

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6342.5576.6
Married8,3893.0787.5
Non Family4,1591.2266.2
Female1,4713.1451.6
Male6152.9458.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mechanicsville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4201.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,4905.65%
High School Graduate6,95026.34%
Some College5,92122.44%
Associates Degree2,4349.22%
Bachelors Degree6,46424.50%
Graduate Degree2,70810.26%
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Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,74421,2048,023
Black2,3922,160636
Asian527481278
Hispanic436344190
Multiple Races27127171
Other Race595924
Native American373712
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.75%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,731$57,247$42,409
Less Than High School$27,961$40,548$19,271
High School Grad$36,388$42,886$28,897
Some College$46,350$53,741$41,018
Bachelors Degree$58,953$67,917$50,743
Graduate Degree$74,105$84,215$62,308

$49,731

Average Earnings

$57,247

Average Male

$42,409

Average Female

Mechanicsville Language

Mechanicsville Language by Age

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Mechanicsville Language

95.71% of Mechanicsville residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Mechanicsville Poverty

Mechanicsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,1761,6475.28%
Black3,42342512.42%
Multiple1,050918.67%
Hispanic774476.07%
Asian764162.09%
Native471021.28%
Other59915.25%

6.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.07%

Male Poverty Rate

6.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is Native, with 21.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is Asian, with 2.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.44%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.37%
High School7.32%
Some College3.18%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.53%
Female Employed2.68%
Male Employed2.05%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mechanicsville Income

Mechanicsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,714$94,144
Families$96,097$107,653
Married Families$108,192-
Non Families$42,400$57,209
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Mechanicsville Marital Status

Mechanicsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicsville Married by Age and Sex

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Mechanicsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mechanicsville Marital Status by Race

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Mechanicsville Veterans

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3,087

Number of Veterans

2,806

Male Veterans

281

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam873
First Gulf War801
Second Gulf War722
Korea209
World War II134
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,026
65 to 74713
75+705
18 to 34345
55 to 64298
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,77310.94%
Black2439.03%
Hispanic9418.25%
2 or More4312.04%
Asian203.42%
Other813.56%

Mechanicsville Veterans by Education

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4.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicsville Employment Status

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

3%

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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67.20%

Born in Virginia

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

2.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.11% of Mechanicsville residents were born in the United States, with 67.20% having been born in Virginia. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,5010.00%
201937,5010.00%
201837,501-173-0.46%
201737,6744731.27%
201637,201-9-0.02%
201537,2102190.59%
201436,991940.25%
201336,8972760.75%
201236,621790.22%
201136,5421940.53%
201036,3480.00%