Mechanicsburg, Illinois

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Sangamon
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62545
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.809
Longitude -89.397

Mechanicsburg Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Mechanicsburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 456 100%
Male 233 51.1%
Female 223 48.9%
Under 18 134 29.4%
18+ 322 70.6%
65+ 47 10.3%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.2
White 443 97.1%
African-American 4 0.9%
Asian 3 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.9%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Mechanicsburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 441
Growth -15
Growth % -3.3%

Mechanicsburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 25.3%
US/American 17.4%
Irish 17.1%
English 10.8%
Italian 6.6%
French (except Basque) 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.4%
Scottish 3.8%
Swedish 3.2%
Polish 1.9%
Portuguese 1.3%
Dutch 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mechanicsburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bolivia (62545)
Roby (62545)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mechanicsburg 456 $42,212
Buffalo 491 $51,250
Dawson 466 $59,375
Mount Auburn 515 $47,604
Riverton 3,048 $49,150
Rochester 2,893 $73,191
Spaulding 559 $70,455
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