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Demographics

People

Total Population9,016
Male Share of the Population50.4%
Female Share of the Population49.6%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+5,137
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married51.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.4%
Median Earnings25+$37,330
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,801
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,608

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,027
% Above Poverty Level93.1%
% Below Poverty Level6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.1%
Median Gross Rent$900
Median House Value$164,700

Ancestry

Irish19.9%
Italian11%
English9.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
Polish4.2%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch2.1%
Welsh2%
Norwegian1.6%
German1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Arab1%
Slovak1%
Lithuanian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Moroccan0.5%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Mechanicsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cumberland County
Standard Zip Codes17055, 17050
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.21
Approximate Longitude-77

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)

StationHARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 64 F
Annual Precip41.4 inches
StationNEWPORT RIVER
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches
StationLEBANON 2 W
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camp Hill7,906$90,864
Dillsburg2,574$76,875
Lemoyne4,644$71,111
New Cumberland7,305$78,406
Shiremanstown1,527$63,550
Wormleysburg3,081$86,445

Mechanicsburg Public Libraries

Joseph T. Simpson Public Library
16 N WALNUT ST
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
(717) 766-0171

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Mechanicsburg Hospitals

Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital Of Mechanicsburg
(Proprietary)
175 Lancaster Boulevard
(717) 691-3700
Lifecare Hospital Of Mechanicsburg
(Proprietary)
4950 Wilson Lane
(717) 697-7706

Mechanicsburg Public Schools

Cumberland Perry Avts
110 Old Willow Mill Road
ZIP: 17050
(717) 697-0354
High
Cumberland Valley Hs
6746 Carlisle Pike
ZIP: 17050
(717) 766-0217
High
Total Enrollment 2570
Eagle View Ms
6746 Carlisle Pike
ZIP: 17050
(717) 766-0217
Middle
Total Enrollment 936
Good Hope Ms
451 Skyport Rd
ZIP: 17050
(717) 761-1865
Middle
Total Enrollment 1002
Green Ridge El Sch
1 Green Ridge Rd
ZIP: 17050
(717) 766-4911
Primary
Total Enrollment 544
Hampden El Sch
441 Skyport Rd
ZIP: 17050
(717) 737-4513
Primary
Total Enrollment 741
Silver Spring El Sch
6746 Carlisle Pike
ZIP: 17050
(717) 506-3755
Primary
Total Enrollment 507
Sporting Hill El Sch
210 S Sporting Hill Rd
ZIP: 17050
(717) 761-5052
Primary
Total Enrollment 669
Broad Street El Sch
200 S Broad St
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4574
Primary
Total Enrollment 227
Elmwood El Sch
100 E Elmwood Avenue
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4578
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
Kindergarten Center At Filbert St
505 S Filbert Street
ZIP: 17055
(717) 506-0852
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Mechanicsburg Area Shs
500 S Broad St
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4530
High
Total Enrollment 1169
Mechanicsburg Ms
1750 South Market Street
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4560
Middle
Total Enrollment 861
Northside El Sch
411 N Walnut St
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4581
Primary
Total Enrollment 240
Rossmoyne El Sch
1225 Rossmoyne Rd
ZIP: 17055
(717) 697-8578
Primary
Total Enrollment 184
Shepherdstown El Sch
1849 S York St
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4589
Primary
Total Enrollment 272
Upper Allen El Sch
1790 S Market St
ZIP: 17055
(717) 691-4594
Primary
Total Enrollment 332

Mechanicsburg Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center
335 Cumberland Pkwy
ZIP: 17055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
St Joseph School
420 E Simpson St
ZIP: 17055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 360
The Goddard School
5049 Ritter Rd
ZIP: 17055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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