Mechanicsburg, PA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Population
9,006
Unemployment
3.5%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$170,400
Median Income
$55,652
Median Rent
$905

Mechanicsburg SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Mechanicsburg, PA Crime Report

157
Total Crimes
1,745.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.52%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mechanicsburg
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 157 1,745.6 1,709.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 13 144.5 306.4 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 1 11.1 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 77.8 191.1 250.2
Property Crime 144 1,601.1 1,403.4 2,109.9
Burglary 10 111.2 182.4 340.5
Larceny 131 1,456.5 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 33.4 96.8 219.9

Mechanicsburg, PA Cost Of Living

98
Mechanicsburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania National Average
Overall 98 99 100
Services 99 98 100
Groceries 99 103 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 90 91 100
Transportation 106 109 100
Utilities 119 111 100

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Rankings for Mechanicsburg in Pennsylvania

Map Of Mechanicsburg, PA

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Population over time in Mechanicsburg

Year Population % Change
2019 9,006 0.2%
2018 8,987 -0.3%
2017 9,016 0.3%
2016 8,989 0.1%
2015 8,984 0.1%
2014 8,971 -0.1%
2013 8,981 0.2%
2012 8,966 -0.3%
2011 8,991 0.1%
2010 8,981 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mechanicsburg

White
88.1% (7,936)
African American
2.9% (265)
American Indian
0.2% (18)
Asian
0.9% (84)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (206)
Hispanic
5.5% (497)
Race Mechanicsburg PA USA
White 88.1% 76.4% 60.7%
African American 2.9% 10.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 3.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.5% 7.3% 18.0%

Gender in Mechanicsburg

Female
51.1% (4,604)
Male
48.9% (4,402)
Gender Mechanicsburg PA USA
Female 51.1% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mechanicsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (90)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (450)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,332)
Some College
16.0% (1,440)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (810)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (2,161)
Master's Degree
7.0% (630)
Professional Degree
1.0% (90)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mechanicsburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
4.1% (36,962)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.4% (3,319)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (93,180)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.8% (133,684)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.6% (149,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (153,383)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (134,127)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.3% (129,036)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (48,914)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (18,813)
Income Mechanicsburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.4% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 9.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.8% 9.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.6% 12.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 13.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.3% 15.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 6.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 6.6% 7.7%

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