Mechanicsburg, PA Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 9,042. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,818 (-2.5% change)
Males: 4,315 (47.7%), Females: 4,727 (52.3%)

Zip code: 17055

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

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%).

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

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:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mechanicsburg:

  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Abbreviation: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 51 miles; LANCASTER, PA; Abbreviation: LNS)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 61 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mechanicsburg:

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.

Colleges and Universities

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 (Full-time enrollment: 184; Location: 401 East Winding Hill Road Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.clntraining.com)
  • EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 5103 CARLISLE PIKE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empirebeauty.com)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 14 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 19 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 32 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 37 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)

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