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Population (year 2000): 30,464
Males: 14,660 (48.1%), Females: 15,804 (51.9%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $57,032 (year 2000)
Median house value: $132,200 (year 2000)

Mechanicsville, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Mechanicsville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • Black (6.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (16.4%), United States (16.0%), German (13.5%), Irish (12.5%), Italian (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

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Land area: 28.4 square miles

Mechanicsville,

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsville

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsville CDP

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

1.9% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Richmond, (9.2 miles Virginia.BrioRealty.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: VA Norfolk, (90.7 miles pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (223.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Highland Park, VA (4.4 miles East Springs, VA (5.4 miles Highland VA (5.7 miles Chamberlayne, VA (7.0 miles Montrose, VA (8.3 miles Lakeside, VA Richmond, (9.2 miles Allen, VA Glen (9.4 miles VA (10.4 miles Dumbarton,

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 77.36 W

Area code: 804


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.7%), Retail trade (12.4%), Manufacturing (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,069 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,329 (20.8%)

Average climate in Mechanicsville, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mechanicsville-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1993, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Mechanicsville city center killed 4 people and injured 246 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chad Beahr - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Mechanicsville, VA

), Eddie Beahr - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 14, 1962), Jamie Hughes - College basketball player (Lafayette Leopards).
Hospitals/medical centers in Mechanicsville:
  • BON SECOURS-MEMORIAL REGIONAL MEDICAL (8260 ATLEE ROAD)
  • SHELTERING ARMS PHYSICAL REHAB HOSP (8254 ATLEE ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Mechanicsville:
  • RICHMOND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; RICHMOND, VA)
  • CHARTER WESTBROOK BEHAVIOR HLTH SY INC (about 7 miles; RICHMOND, VA)
  • MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA HOSPITALS (about 8 miles; RICHMOND, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mechanicsville:
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; RICHMOND, VA; ID: RIC)
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 70 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; ID: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 80 miles; HAMPTON, VA; ID: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mechanicsville:
  • HANOVER COUNTY MUNI (about 8 miles; RICHMOND/ASHLAND, VA; ID: OFP)
  • NEW KENT COUNTY (about 19 miles; QUINTON, VA; ID: W96)
  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (about 19 miles; RICHMOND, VA; ID: FCI)

Amtrak stations near Mechanicsville:
  • 8 miles: RICHMOND, MAIN STREET (RICHMOND, 1500 MAIN STREET). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 10 miles: RICHMOND (7519 STAPLES MILL RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ASHLAND (112 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsville:
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 18,753)
  • J SARGEANT REYNOLDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 4,906)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 12 miles; RICHMOND, VA; FT enrollment: 3,756)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,641)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 48 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 7,133)
  • MARY WASHINGTON COLLEGE (about 48 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 3,731)
Public high schools in Mechanicsville:
  • LEE DAVIS HIGH (Students: 1,546; Location: 7052 MECHANICSVILLE PIKE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ATLEE HIGH (Students: 1,350; Location: 9414 ATLEE STATION ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HANOVER HIGH (Students: 872; Location: 10307 CHAMBERLAYNE RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Mechanicsville:
  • STONEWALL JACKSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,265; Location: 8021 LEE DAVIS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHICKAHOMINY MIDDLE (Students: 1,149; Location: 9450 ATLEE STATION ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • POLE GREEN ELEM (Students: 1,002; Location: 8393 POLE GREEN PARK LN; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PEARSON'S CORNER ELEM. (Students: 980; Location: 8290 NEW ASHCAKE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COOL SPRING ELEM (Students: 907; Location: 9964 HONEY MEADOWS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • OAK KNOLL MIDDLE (Students: 869; Location: 10295 CHAMBERLAYNE RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MECHANICSVILLE ELEM. (Students: 702; Location: 7425 MECHANICSVILLE ELEM DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BATTLEFIELD PARK ELEM. (Students: 673; Location: 5501 MECHANICSVILLE TURNPIKE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COLD HARBOR ELEM. (Students: 642; Location: 6740 COLD HARBOR ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RURAL POINT ELEM. (Students: 621; Location: 7161 STUDLEY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)

Notable locations in Mechanicsville: Academy (A), Atlee Station Commercial Center (B), Carneals Store (C), Old Hickory Commercial Park (D), Borkeys Store (E), Brandy Branch Mill (F), Ellerson Industrial Park (G), Lee Davis Commercial Park (H), Rural Point (I).

Shopping Centers: Hanover Commons Shopping Center (1), Hanover Village Shopping Center (2), Atlee Square Shopping Center (3), Cold Harbor Village Shopping Center (4), Brandy Hill Plaza Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Mechanicsville include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Pole Green Church (B), Shady Grove Church (C), Springfield Church (D), Walnut Grove Church (E), Westhill Church (F), Holly Ridge Christian Church (G), Mechanicsville Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Abraham Cemetery (1), Zion Cemetery (2), Walnut Grove Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Westhaven Lake (A), Cherrydale Pond (B), Sledds Lake (C), Dabney Lake (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Opossum Creek (A), Strawhorn Creek (B), Brandy Branch (C), Academy Creek (D).

Post office: (A).  


Mechanicsville compared to Virginia 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsville:
  • WREJ (1540 AM; 10 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTK (1380 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRNL (910 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGGM (820 AM; 10 kW; CHESTER, VA; Owner: HOFFMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFTH (1590 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: TRI-CITY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLM (1450 AM; 1 kW; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: WORLD MEDIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WXGI (950 AM; 4 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: GEE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; RICHMOND, VA)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsville:
  • WCVE-FM (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCDX (92.1 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXB (103.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMO-FM (105.7 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBTJ (106.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXL (102.1 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYL (101.1 FM; CHESTER, VA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFJ (100.1 FM; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVQ (94.5 FM; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBT-FM (107.3 FM; POWHATAN, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD, INC.)
  • WAUQ (89.7 FM; CHARLES CITY, VA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKHK (95.3 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWUZ (96.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, VA; Owner: THE FREE LANCE-STAR PUBLISHING CO. OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA)
  • WKLR (96.5 FM; FORT LEE, VA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHCE (91.1 FM; HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA; Owner: HENRICO COUNTY SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsville:
  • WUPV (Channel 65; ASHLAND, VA; Owner: BELL BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W48BI (Channel 48; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WXOB-LP (Channel 17; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVE-TV (Channel 23; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBT (Channel 12; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WRLH-TV (Channel 35; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: WRLH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVR-TV (Channel 6; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: ELCOM OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WRIC-TV (Channel 8; PETERSBURG, VA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RICHMOND, INC.)
  • WCVW (Channel 57; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W39CO (Channel 39; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WKYV-LP (Channel 61; KEYSVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMA-LP (Channel 52; FARMVILLE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

 

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