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Mechanicville is a city in Saratoga County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for local factory workers.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mechanicville. For links to other places called Mechanicville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mechanicville is 42.902N. The longitude is -73.687W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,001.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mechanicville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saratoga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12118 ZIP code.
12% of Mechanicville residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mechanicville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mechanicville was $17,236, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Mechanicville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mechanicville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $955.
Libraries in Mechanicville include Mechanicville District Public Library ... View libraries
Saratoga County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mechanicville political report.
The average commute time for Mechanicville workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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