Mechanicsville, VA 23111 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 23111: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Acceptable Alternative
Mechanicsvlle, VA 23111

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,109
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,050
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 832
  • County: Hanover County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.631, Longitude -77.356
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 23111 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Hanover, New Kent).

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Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,975
Population in Households 37,810
Population in Familes 32,523
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density1 491
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 14,386
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 10,690
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,355 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,031 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 703 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $244,629
Average Home Value $284,533


Median Household Income $71,663
Average Household Income $84,537
Per Capita Income $32,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.86%
Households 0.87% 0.91%
Families 0.79% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mechanicsville, VA 23111 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23111 to the other 873 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 94th
Population Density1 # 209 76th
Diversity Index2 # 545 38th
Median Household Income # 176 80th
Per Capita Income # 230 74th

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