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Mechanicsville is a borough in Schuylkill County, in the Pottsville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Mechanicsville. For links to other places called Mechanicsville, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mechanicsville is 40.689N. The longitude is -76.186W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 501.
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28% of Mechanicsville residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mechanicsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mechanicsville was $16,511, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Mechanicsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Mechanicsville include Mechanicsville Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mechanicsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $708.
Schuylkill County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mechanicsville political report.
The average commute time for Mechanicsville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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