Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania

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Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania

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Mechanicsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 9% Mechanicsville Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Mechanicsville, Pennsylvania

Comparing Mechanicsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 5 5
College Educated Adults 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 7
People Living Alone 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Mechanicsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Levittown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Bucks
Standard Zip Codes 18934
Phone Area Codes 215
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.343
Longitude -75.075

Mechanicsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
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Mechanicsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 515 100%
Male 240 46.6%
Female 275 53.4%
Under 18 116 22.5%
18+ 399 77.5%
65+ 105 20.4%
Median Age 41.9
Average Family Size 2.93
White 506 98.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.8%

Estimated Mechanicsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 497
Growth -18
Growth % -3.5%

Mechanicsville 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 29.3%
Irish 17.9%
Polish 12%
Italian 9.8%
US/American 6.8%
Lithuanian 5.4%
English 3.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Ukrainian 3.2%
Dutch 2%
Lebanese 1.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Greek 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mechanicsville 515 $40,556
Chalfont 3,900 $70,592
Doylestown 8,227 $71,988
Dublin 2,083 $55,724
Ivyland 492 $63,750
New Britain 3,125 $67,500
New Hope 2,252 $87,868
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