Mechanicsville, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Mechanicsville, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Mechanicsville had a population of 1,095 as of July 1, 2018. Mechanicsville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mechanicsville is located at latitude 41.9056 and longitude -91.2533 in Cedar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mechanicsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cedar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Mechanicsville (GNIS ID: 2395079) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Mechanicsville is located within Township of Pioneer, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cedar County.


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Mechanicsville, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,095
Population in Households 1,053
Population in Familes 857
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 1,319
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,302
Average Household Income $75,053
Per Capita Income $30,942

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $130,941
Average Home Value $146,322
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 455
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 312
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.55% -0.28%
Households -0.42% -0.18%
Families -0.12% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Mechanicsville, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mechanicsville to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 270 73rd
Population Density # 154 85th
Diversity Index # 544 47th
Median Household Income # 171 83rd
Per Capita Income # 334 67th

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