U.S. Beacon July 6, 2020

Mechanicville, NY

Saratoga County, New York

Latitude: 42.903922     Longitude: -73.690458
Population 4,997 (2005)
Elevation of Mechanicville, New York: 104 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:3646360, place: Mechanicville city, New York)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 1,161 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 68 (5.86%)
Kindergarten: 86 (7.41%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 601 (51.77%)
High school (grades 9-12): 246 (21.19%)
College or graduate school: 160 (13.78%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 3,384 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 158 (4.67%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 551 (16.28%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,355 (40.04%)
Some college, no degree: 516 (15.25%)
Associate degree: 324 (9.57%)
Bachelor's degree: 310 (9.16%)
Graduate or professional degree: 170 (5.02%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 79%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 3,989 (100%)
Never married: 1,124 (28.18%)
Now married, except separated: 1,969 (49.36%)
Separated: 87 (2.18%)
Total Widowed: 455 (11.41%)
Widowed Female: 400 (10.03%)
Total Divorced: 354 (8.87%)
Divorced Female: 215 (5.39%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 81 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 33 (40.74%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 3,774 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 577 (15.29%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 1,094 (100%)
--With a disability: 100 (9.14%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 2,647 (100%)
--With a disability: 425 (16.06%)
----Percent employed: 63.3%
--No disability: 2,222 (83.94%)
----Percent employed: 83.5%
Population 65 years and over: 945 (100%)
--With a disability: 374 (39.58%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 4,701 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,943 (62.6%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 1,758 (37.4%)
--Same county: 1,303 (27.72%)
--Different county: 455 (9.68%)
----Same state: 375 (7.98%)
----Different state: 80 (1.7%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 5,019 (100%)
Native: 4,942 (98.47%)
--Born in United States: 4,931 (100%)
----State of residence: 4,533 (90.32%)
----Different state: 398 (7.93%)
--Born outside United States: 11 (0.22%)
Foreign born: 77 (1.53%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 9 (0.18%)
--Naturalized citizen: 55 (1.1%)
--Not a citizen: 22 (0.44%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 77 (100%)
Europe: 53 (68.83%)
Asia: 8 (10.39%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 9 (11.69%)
Northern America: 7 (9.09%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 4,701 (100%)
English only: 4,535 (96.47%)
Language other than English: 166 (3.53%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 36 (0.77%)
--Spanish: 44 (0.94%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 12 (0.26%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 122 (2.6%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 24 (0.51%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 5,019 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 6,386% (127.24%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 8 (0.16%)
Danish: 5 (0.1%)
Dutch: 141 (2.81%)
English: 450 (8.97%)
French (except Basque): 531 (10.58%)
French Canadian: 173 (3.45%)
German: 739 (14.72%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 1,333 (26.56%)
Italian: 1,924 (38.33%)
Lithuanian: 23 (0.46%)
Norwegian: 7 (0.14%)
Polish: 265 (5.28%)
Portuguese: 9 (0.18%)
Russian: 38 (0.76%)
Scotch-Irish: 59 (1.18%)
Scottish: 80 (1.59%)
Slovak: 9 (0.18%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 0 (0%)
Swiss: 9 (0.18%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 379 (7.55%)
Welsh: 15 (0.3%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 189 (3.77%)

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