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Population (year 2000): 9,042. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,818 (-2.5% change)
Males: 4,315 (47.7%), Females: 4,727 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $45,200 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,100 (year 2000)

Mechanicsburg, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Mechanicsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (38.8%), Irish (15.0%), United States (7.8%), Italian (7.7%), English (6.9%), Polish (4.2%).Pennsylvania forum

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Mechanicsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsburg

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsburg borough

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -436 (-4.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (49.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (68.0 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (128.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (3.6 miles Shiremanstown, Kingstown, PA (5.1 miles New Hill, PA (5.8 miles Camp Allen, PA (7.2 miles Lower PA (7.2 miles Dillsburg, PA (7.3 miles Enola, PA (7.6 miles Wormleysburg, PA (7.8 miles Lemoyne,

Latitude: 40.21 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,428 (+15.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 902 (18.0%)

Crime in Mechanicsburg by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 0 0 3
    per 100,000 44.2 0.0 0.0 33.2
Robberies 5 3 2 1
    per 100,000 55.3 33.2 22.1 11.1
Assaults 6 0 4 8
    per 100,000 66.4 0.0 44.2 88.5
Burglaries 48 28 27 40
    per 100,000 530.9 309.7 298.6 442.4
Thefts 220 200 172 198
    per 100,000 2433.1 2211.9 1902.2 2189.8
Auto thefts 7 7 5 12
    per 100,000 77.4 77.4 55.3 132.7
188.2 126.3 116.9 163.5

Average climate in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mechanicsburg,

Mechanicsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Mechanicsburg city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category 3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jon Ritchie - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Sep 4, 1974), Joshua Gros - Major League Soccer player (DC United, born: Jun 25, 1982).

Main business address for: SELECT MEDICAL CORP (SERVICES-SPECIALTY OUTPATIENT FACILITIES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Mechanicsburg:
  • HEALTHSOUTH OF MECHANICSBURG (175 LANCASTER BLVD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP FOR SPECIAL SVS (4950 WILSON LANE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mechanicsburg:
  • HOLY SPIRIT HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; CAMP HILL, PA)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL CTR PA (CP) (about 6 miles; CAMP HILL, PA)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL HARRISBURG (about 11 miles; HARRISBURG, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mechanicsburg:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 51 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 61 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; ID: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mechanicsburg:
  • CAPITAL CITY (about 11 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: CXY)
  • CARLISLE (about 12 miles; CARLISLE, PA; ID: N94)
  • KAMPEL (about 13 miles; WELLSVILLE, PA; ID: 2N5)

Amtrak station near Mechanicsburg:
  • 10 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2 $4,032 $24,192 1 $456
Other Government Administration 1 $4,258 $51,096 10 $4,158
Police Protection - Officers 15 $61,036 $48,828 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $713
Streets and Highways 7 $21,066 $36,113 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $26,696 $40,044 0 $0
Health 0 $0   1 $111
Totals for Government 33 $117,087 $42,577 13 $5,438
Colleges/Universities in Mechanicsburg:
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 276; Location: 5020 LOUISE DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • COMPUTER LEARNING NETWORK-RESIDENT SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 184; Location: 401 East Winding Hill Road Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.clntraining.com)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 29; Location: 5103 CARLISLE PIKE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsburg:
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 5 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 11 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 19 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 32 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,330)
Public high schools in Mechanicsburg:
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY HS (Students: 2,523; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MECHANICSBURG AREA SHS (Students: 1,132; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Mechanicsburg:
  • EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACA (Students: 163; Location: 4681 E TRINDLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FAITH TABERNACLE SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 1410 GOOD HOPE ROAD; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mechanicsburg:
  • EAGLE VIEW MS (Students: 1,063; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GOOD HOPE MS (Students: 882; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MECHANICSBURG MS (Students: 875; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HAMPDEN EL SCH (Students: 613; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GREEN RIDGE EL SCH (Students: 496; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPORTING HILL EL SCH (Students: 492; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SILVER SPRING EL SCH (Students: 452; Grades: KG - 05)
  • UPPER ALLEN EL SCH (Students: 313; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SHEPHERDSTOWN EL SCH (Students: 300; Grades: KG - 02)
  • BROAD STREET EL SCH (Students: 284; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Mechanicsburg:
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 501; Location: 400 EAST SIMPSON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MECHANICSBURG LEARNING CENTER (Students: 17; Location: 841 W TRINDLE RD; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Mechanicsburg:
  • MECHANICSBURG AREA PUB LIBRARY (Operating income: $577,536; Location: 16 N WALNUT ST; 57,457 books; 2,479 audio materials; 3,294 video materials; 251 serial subscriptions)

Park in Mechanicsburg: Soldier And Sailor Memorial Park (1).


Mechanicsburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsburg:
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCY (1400 AM; 1 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsburg:
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVMM (90.7 FM; GRANTHAM, PA; Owner: MESSIAH COLLEGE)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKZ-FM (102.3 FM; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WXPH (88.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIV. OF PA.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsburg:
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

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