Mechanicsville, Virginia Population 2021

37,496
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Mechanicsville is a city located in Hanover County Virginia. Mechanicsville has a 2020 population of 37,496. Mechanicsville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.16% 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 $94,583 with a poverty rate of 5.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,202 per month, and the median house value is $241,400. The median age in Mechanicsville is 43.1 years, 40.6 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Mechanicsville Demographics

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

  • White: 84.38%
  • Black or African American: 9.66%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Mechanicsville, Virginia is 37,496 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,63984.38%
Black or African American3,6219.66%
Two or More Races1,1693.12%
Asian7231.93%
Some Other Race2380.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native750.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.08%
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Mechanicsville Population by Race

Mechanicsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Mechanicsville Median Age

43.1


Total

40.6


Male

45.5


Female

Mechanicsville Adults

There are 29,137 adults, (7,067 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicsville.

Mechanicsville Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicsville Sex Ratio

Female

19,394

51.72%

Male

18,102

48.28%

Mechanicsville Population by Age

Mechanicsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mechanicsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male58.8%41.2%
Female58.7%41.3%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mechanicsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,6792.5477.5
Married8,2263.1288
Non Family4,4241.2366.7
Female1,361358.7
Male6683.1458.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Mechanicsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3651.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,5095.70%
High School Graduate6,84425.87%
Some College5,65421.37%
Associates Degree2,4599.30%
Bachelors Degree6,66225.19%
Graduate Degree2,95911.19%
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Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,66321,2358,384
Black2,5382,199690
Asian505416233
Hispanic435417254
2+ Races23623681
Other Race14414481
Native American636321
Islander88

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 hispanic people with a rate of 58.39%.

Mechanicsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,383$57,636$43,587
Less Than 9th Grade$22,321$39,821$18,400
High School Graduate$38,586$44,210$31,077
Some College$47,175$53,781$41,520
Bachelors Degree$58,876$66,567$50,757
Graduate Degree$69,514$84,286$57,877

$50,383

Average Earnings

$57,636

Average Male

$43,587

Average Female

Mechanicsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanicsville Language by Age

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Mechanicsville Language

95.85% of Mechanicsville residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.61% of the population.

Mechanicsville Language

Mechanicsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,9061,5815.12%
Black3,5843569.93%
Multiple1,16914212.15%
Other2389238.66%
Hispanic757222.91%
Asian723212.90%
Native751216.00%

5.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.40%

Male Poverty Rate

6.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is Other, with 38.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicsville is Asian, with 2.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.89%.

Mechanicsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.79%
High School7.42%
Some College3.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.62%

Mechanicsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.98%
Female Unemployed9.44%
Male Employed2.47%
Female Employed2.15%

Mechanicsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanicsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,692$94,583
Families$97,335$110,273
Married Families$109,012-
Non Families$41,445$55,268
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Income by Household Type

Mechanicsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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 Marital Status

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2,950

Number of Veterans

2,722

Male Veterans

228

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam893
Second Gulf War690
First Gulf War669
Korea191
World War II121

Mechanicsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54864
75+712
65 to 74686
55 to 64372
18 to 34316

Mechanicsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,78511.05%
Black1134.01%
Hispanic9318.31%
2+ Races3410.24%
Other Race95.77%
Asian91.61%

Mechanicsville Veterans by Race

Mechanicsville Veterans by Education

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3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicsville Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanicsville Employment by Age

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Mechanicsville Employment by Race

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Mechanicsville Employment by Education

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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67.99%

Born in Mechanicsville

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

2.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.61% of Mechanicsville residents were born in the United States, with 67.99% having been born in Virginia. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mechanicsville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,4960.00%
202037,4960.00%
201937,496-5-0.01%
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%

Mechanicsville Population by Year