Mechanicville, New York Population 2020

5,062
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Mechanicville is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 5,062, it is the 167th largest city in New York and the 4715th largest city in the United States. Mechanicville is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,196 in 2010. Mechanicville reached it's highest population of 8,166 in 1920. Spanning over 1 miles, Mechanicville has a population density of 6,022 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mechanicville is $58,264 with a poverty rate of 19.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $191,400. The median age in Mechanicville is 34.3 years, 34 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

Mechanicville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.37%
  • Two or more races: 4.98%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mechanicville, New York is 5,062, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,088.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,196.

Mechanicville, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70091.37%
Two or More Races2564.98%
Black or African American1302.53%
Asian320.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.51%
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Mechanicville Population Pyramid 2020

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Mechanicville Median Age

34.3


Total

34


Male

34.6


Female

Mechanicville Adults

There are 3,971 adults, (670 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicville.

Mechanicville Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicville Sex Ratio

Female

2,697

52.43%

Male

2,447

47.57%

Mechanicville Households and Families

Mechanicville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mechanicville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
Male47.4%52.6%
All35.8%64.2%
Non Family21.5%78.5%
Female14.8%85.2%

35.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3102.2335.8
Non Family1,0271.2921.5
Married635371.2
Female4733.2214.8
Male1752.2347.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

11.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mechanicville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade541.54%
9th to 12th Grade2236.35%
High School Graduate1,22234.81%
Some College75521.51%
Associates Degree54615.56%
Bachelors Degree56716.15%
Graduate Degree1434.07%
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Mechanicville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2573,032664
Black1066835
Multiple Races7575
Hispanic696911
Asian3218
Native American1414

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 black people with a rate of 33.02%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,340$45,732$31,696
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,438$$24,063
Some College$40,833$49,875$36,150
Bachelors Degree$40,750$67,757$35,327
Graduate Degree$60,556$48,500$61,389

$35,340

Average Earnings

$45,732

Average Male

$31,696

Average Female

Mechanicville Language

Mechanicville Language by Age

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Mechanicville Language

98.18% of Mechanicville residents speak only English, while 1.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Mechanicville Poverty

Mechanicville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,61065814.27%
Multiple25619877.34%
Hispanic17411867.82%
Black1305542.31%
Native2626100.00%
Asian321443.75%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.26%

Male Poverty Rate

21.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicville is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicville is White, with 14.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.47%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.18%
High School21.03%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.73%
Female Unemployed50.67%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed5.03%

Mechanicville Income

Mechanicville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,938$58,264
Families$61,319$69,708
Married Families$86,707-
Non Families$36,355$42,659
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Mechanicville Marital Status

Mechanicville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicville Married by Age and Sex

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Mechanicville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mechanicville Marital Status by Race

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Mechanicville Veterans

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383

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War50
World War II33
First Gulf War21
Korea14
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54103
55 to 6493
65 to 7489
75+87
18 to 3411
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3409.35%
Black3734.91%
Hispanic913.04%
2 or More63.85%

Mechanicville Veterans by Education

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8.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicville Employment Status

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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90.55%

Born in New York

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of Mechanicville residents were born in the United States, with 90.55% having been born in New York. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,062-13-0.26%
20195,075-13-0.26%
20185,088-26-0.51%
20175,114-13-0.25%
20165,127-60-1.16%
20155,187-3-0.06%
20145,190-24-0.46%
20135,214-21-0.40%
20125,235-17-0.32%
20115,252360.69%
20105,2161970.39%
20005,019-230-0.45%
19905,249-251-0.47%
19805,500-747-1.27%
19706,247-584-0.89%
19606,831-554-0.78%
19507,385-64-0.09%
19407,449-475-0.62%
19307,924-242-0.30%
19208,1661,5322.10%
19106,6341,9393.52%
19004,6952,0165.77%
18902,6790.00%