Living in Mechanicsburg, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Mechanicsburg SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Mechanicsburg, PA Crime Report

163
Total Crimes
1,806.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.65%
Below National Average

Mechanicsburg, PA Cost Of Living

98
Mechanicsburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Mechanicsburg is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States, 8 miles (13 km) west of Harrisburg. It is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 8,981.
Population
8,987
Unemployment
3.6%
Poverty
6.9%
Median Home
$171,500
Median Income
$55,545
Median Rent
$902

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Rankings for Mechanicsburg in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Mechanicsburg, PA

Population over time in Mechanicsburg

Year Population % Change
2017 8,987 -0.3%
2016 9,016 0.3%
2015 8,989 0.1%
2014 8,984 0.1%
2013 8,971 -0.1%
2012 8,981 0.2%
2011 8,966 -0.3%
2010 8,991 0.1%
2009 8,981 -
Crime/100k Mechanicsburg PA USA
Violent Crime 88.7 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 33.3 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 11.1 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 1718.2 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 110.9 211.6 376.0
Larceny 1596.3 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 11.1 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Mechanicsburg

White
93.4% (8,393)
African American
1.3% (117)
American Indian
0.3% (23)
Asian
1.2% (109)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (26)
Two Or More
1.0% (86)
Hispanic
2.6% (233)
Race Mechanicsburg PA USA
White 93.4% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 1.3% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
2.1% (19,166)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.1% (9,898)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (118,787)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (98,779)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.2% (163,859)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (165,123)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (118,998)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.6% (140,270)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (40,227)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (23,589)
Income Mechanicsburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 2.1% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.1% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.2% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.6% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Mechanicsburg

Female
48.6% (4,363)
Male
51.4% (4,623)
Gender Mechanicsburg PA USA
Female 48.6% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mechanicsburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (179)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (629)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,145)
Some College
16.0% (1,437)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (718)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (1,977)
Master's Degree
9.0% (808)
Professional Degree
1.0% (89)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mechanicsburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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