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The Mechanicstown Census Designated Place had a population of 8,118 as of July 1, 2020. Mechanicstown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Mechanicstown is located at latitude 41.4429 and longitude -74.3885 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Mechanicstown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.
The Mechanicstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389465) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Mechanicstown: Mechanic Town.
|Total Population||8,118 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,926 (97.6%)|
|Population in Families||6,004 (74.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||192 ( 2.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,470|
|Average Household Income||$74,854|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,194|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,513 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,610 (45.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,711 (48.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||192 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$225,979|
|Average Home Value||$269,115|
|Housing Affordability Index3||109|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.33%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.3%|
The table below compares Mechanicstown to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 229||81st|
|Population Density||# 349||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 794||34th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 309||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 688||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 31||98th|
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