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, 2017)


Total Population 38,551
Daytime Population: Workers 10,335
Daytime Population: Residents 18,870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 38,376
Population in Familes 32,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 175
Population Density2 497
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $72,947
Average Household Income $85,899
Per Capita Income $32,562


Total Housing Units 15,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,377 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,172 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 711 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $247,492
Average Home Value $289,714


Total Households 14,549
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 10,776
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.79% 0.95%
Households 0.8% 0.96%
Families 0.69% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Mechanicsville, VA 23111 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 23111 to the other 870 ZIP Codes in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 51 94th
Population Density # 204 77th
Diversity Index # 545 38th
Median Household Income # 181 79th
Per Capita Income # 240 73rd

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