Mechanicville, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mechanicville, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Mechanicville had a population of 5,125 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


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Mechanicville, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,125
Population in Households 5,125
Population in Familes 3,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6,097
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,324
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,236
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 828 (32.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,496 (57.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $161,632
Average Home Value $189,372
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,423
Average Household Income $53,459
Per Capita Income $24,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% 0.11%
Households -0.13% 0.15%
Families -0.36% 0.02%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 339 72nd
Population Density1 # 100 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 717 41st
Median Household Income # 1036 13th
Per Capita Income # 901 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.