Demographics

People

Total Population729
Male Share of the Population53.4%
Female Share of the Population46.6%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+405
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married51.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.1%
Median Earnings25+$48,413
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,083

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,028
% Above Poverty Level91.1%
% Below Poverty Level8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.9%
Median Gross Rent$725
Median House Value$106,700

Ancestry

German27.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.3%
Irish9.9%
English7.5%
French Except Basque6.2%
Italian4.5%
Austrian3.2%
Scottish1.8%
Welsh0.8%
Polish0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Russian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
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Mechanicsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySangamon County
Standard Zip Codes62545
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.81
Approximate Longitude-89.39

Mechanicsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationMOWEAQUA
Distance23.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 34 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance31.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dawson667$62,188
Mount Auburn562$73,214
Rochester3,696$101,344
Spaulding950$102,500
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