Mechanicville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mechanicville, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Mechanicville had a population of 5,248 as of July 1, 2017. Mechanicville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mechanicville is located at latitude 42.9041 and longitude -73.6889 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mechanicville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Saratoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The City of Mechanicville (GNIS ID: 979207) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mechanicville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mechanicville: Burrow, Mechanicsville, Mechanicville Village.


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Mechanicville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,248
Daytime Population: Workers 1,717
Daytime Population: Residents 2,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 5,248
Population in Familes 3,718
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,243
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,647
Average Household Income $56,019
Per Capita Income $25,341

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 846 (32.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,528 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $166,238
Average Home Value $198,995
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,374
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,259
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% 0.4%
Households 0.18% 0.4%
Families -0.05% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Mechanicville, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mechanicville to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 335 72nd
Population Density # 94 92nd
Diversity Index # 705 41st
Median Household Income # 1024 14th
Per Capita Income # 870 27th

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