Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 

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Population

9,017

+0.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Median Income

$58,342

Median Home Price

$283,200

Median Age

42.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.3

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Capital-city complex - Southeast-central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Mechanicsburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Pennsylvania
County: Cumberland County
Metro Area: Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area
City: Mechanicsburg
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Cost of Living: -1.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 351 ft above sea level

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Mechanicsburg, Pa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Capital-city amenities
Central location
Nearby mountains
Cons
Entertainment
Air service
Dull infrastructure

What Bert Has To Say About Harrisburg-Carlisle Metro Area

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital, features a nondescript, fairly unattractive downtown for a capital city. Amenities include an assortment of historic museums and a nice waterfront strip along the Susquehanna River. Beyond downtown, residential and industrial areas spread across the river into Camp Hill and Mechanicsburg to the west. The economy isn’t spectacular but is projected to grow because of the area’s relatively low cost of doing business and the strategic central location along key surface transportation routes within the eastern United States.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mechanicsburg is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mechanicsburg jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mechanicsburg's cost of living is 1.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mechanicsburg's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Mechanicsburg, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cumberland county remained strongly Republican, 54.3% to 43.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mechanicsburg's population is 9,017 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mechanicsburg is Real Estate: $283,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%.

SCHOOLS
Mechanicsburg public schools spend $13,382 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Mechanicsburg. More Education



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Housing Market in Mechanicsburg

It's a good time to buy in Mechanicsburg. Home Appreciation is up 11.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mechanicsburg is $283,200.
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Reviews for Mechanicsburg   3 Reviews
Disappointing - 9/21/2017
We moved here in the summer of 2016 from out of state with high hopes and for all the right reasons > job, family (my husband, a Penn State grad, was born & raised in... Read More

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Mundane in Mechanicsburg - 9/29/2013
Greetings everyone, I grew up in Allentown PA and moved to Mechanicsburg in 2000 when attempting to reconcile with my ex-wife. My son had just started kindergarten... Read More

Attitude - 1/28/2009
It is reserve and... Read More


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