The Mechanicsville Census Designated Place had a population of 38,605 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Mechanicsville is located at latitude 37.6213 and longitude -77.3521 in Hanover County. The formal boundaries for the Mechanicsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Hanover County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.
The Mechanicsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389467) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mechanicsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||38,440|
|Population in Familes||33,029|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||165|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||15,291 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||11,407 (74.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,212 (21.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||673 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$239,748|
|Average Home Value||$265,943|
|Median Household Income||$71,113|
|Average Household Income||$83,864|
|Per Capita Income||$31,916|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.28%|
|Per Capita Income||1.78%|
The table below compares Mechanicsville to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 29||95th|
|Population Density1||# 190||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 397||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 159||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 169||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.