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People

Total Population 8,984
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,844
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,067
% Above Poverty Level 94%
% Below Poverty Level 6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $872
Median House Value $165,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0.1%
English 9.3%
Irish 19.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mechanicsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Cumberland
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17050, 17055
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.214
Longitude -77.008

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)

Station HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station LEBANON 2 W
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Andersontown (17055)

Brandtsville (17055)

Defense Depot (17050, 17055)

Goodhope (17050)

Hampden Station (17050)

Hampden Township (17050)

Hogestown (17050)

Lisburn (17055)

Locust Point (17055)

Mech (17055, 17050)

Mount Allen (17055)

Shepherdstown (17055)

Upper Allen (17055)

Wertzville (17050)

Winding Hill (17055)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camp Hill 7,886 $86,525
Dillsburg 2,572 $63,505
Lemoyne 4,614 $75,508

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mechanicsburg Public Libraries

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16 N WALNUT ST
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
(717) 766-0171
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Mechanicsburg High Schools

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CUMBERLAND VALLEY HS
717-766-0217
Serves 2,523 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

MECHANICSBURG AREA SHS
717-691-4530
Serves 1,132 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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