Mechanicville, New York Population 2024

5,116

Mechanicville is a city located in Rensselaer County and Saratoga County New York. Mechanicville has a 2024 population of 5,116. Mechanicville is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,162 in 2020.

The average household income in Mechanicville is $61,261 with a poverty rate of 20.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mechanicville is 37.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Mechanicville Demographics

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

  • White: 89.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.16%
  • Asian: 2.55%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,099.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.89% (-46)
The current population of Mechanicville, New York is 5,116 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,162.

Mechanicville, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,64189.65%
Two or more races3196.16%
Asian1322.55%
Native American671.29%
Other race180.35%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mechanicville Population by Race

Mechanicville Population Pyramid 2024

Mechanicville Median Age

37.2

Total

37.2

Male

37.2

Female

Mechanicville Adults

There are 4,229 adults, (964 of whom are seniors) in Mechanicville.

Mechanicville Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Mechanicville Sex Ratio

Female2,43647.05%
Male2,74152.95%

Mechanicville Population by Age

Mechanicville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6041.9934.765.3
Non Family1,3671.1520.879.2
Married6652.7971.428.6
Female4163.320.979.1
Male1562.4236.563.5

2.76

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

34.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mechanicville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade601.68%
9th to 12th Grade2176.07%
High School Graduate1,31136.67%
Some College77421.65%
Associates Degree49013.71%
Bachelors Degree41911.72%
Graduate Degree3048.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mechanicville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mechanicville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3033,086698
2+ Races1721494
Asian533210
Hispanic391611
Native American31150
Other Race550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 28.21%.

Mechanicville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,109$54,167$35,464
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$16,250
High School Graduate$45,353$55,088$45,064
Some College$35,599$53,158$29,851
Bachelors Degree$46,964$41,548$50,625
Graduate Degree$68,354$69,047$27,639

$42,109

Average Earnings

$54,167

Average Male

$35,464

Average Female

Mechanicville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mechanicville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mechanicville Language

96.6% of Mechanicville residents speak only English, while 3.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Mechanicville Language

Mechanicville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,61678917.09%
Multiple31914746.08%
Hispanic14411076.39%
Native6767100%
Asian1324231.82%
Other181372.22%

20.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.77%

Male Poverty Rate

23.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mechanicville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mechanicville is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mechanicville is White, with 17.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.33%.

Mechanicville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.57%
Some College22.39%
High School11.06%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%

Mechanicville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed88.89%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Male Employed11.07%
Female Employed10.83%

Mechanicville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mechanicville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,686$61,261
Families$85,164$82,222
Married Families$101,823$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,239$40,277

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mechanicville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Mechanicville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mechanicville Marriage

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

Mechanicville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mechanicville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

401

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam207
First Gulf War53
Second Gulf War37
World War II7
Korea5

Mechanicville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74168
75+93
35 to 5467
55 to 6440
18 to 3433

Mechanicville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3539.19%
2+ Races4823.88%

Mechanicville Veterans by Race

Mechanicville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mechanicville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mechanicville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mechanicville 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

85.86%

Born in Mechanicville

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Mechanicville residents were born in the United States, with 85.86% having been born in New York. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mechanicville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,058-12-0.24%
20285,070-11-0.22%
20275,081-12-0.24%
20265,093-11-0.22%
20255,104-12-0.23%
20245,116-11-0.21%
20235,127-12-0.23%
20225,139-28-0.54%
20215,16750.1%
20205,1621312.6%
20195,031-59-1.16%
20185,090-31-0.61%
20175,121-8-0.16%
20165,129-59-1.14%
20155,188-3-0.06%
20145,191-22-0.42%
20135,213-22-0.42%
20125,235-14-0.27%
20115,249380.73%
20105,2111923.83%
20005,019-230-4.38%
19905,249-251-4.56%
19805,500-747-11.96%
19706,247-584-8.55%
19606,831-554-7.5%
19507,385-64-0.86%
19407,449-475-5.99%
19307,924-242-2.96%
19208,1661,53223.09%
19106,6341,93941.3%
19004,6952,01675.25%
18902,67900%
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Mechanicville Population by Year