Mechanicsville VA Living

Mechanicsville, Virginia is a suburb outside of Richmond Virginia. Located in Hanover County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mechanicsville, Ashland, Montpelier and Doswell are considered cities within Hanover County Virginia. It is a great mix of suburban living with home-sites from 1/4 acre within subdivisions and some even with 10 acre parcels! Many really enjoy having a large piece of land to live, so here you really have an opportunity to live a rural lifestyle if that is what you desire! 

Mechanicsville VA living includes many communities which consist of 25 to even 700+ homes. These consist of single-family homes, condominiums and town-homes. Many with amenities including swimming, swim teams, tennis and tennis teams, gyms, playgrounds, walking trails and basketball courts. Examples are Kings Charter, Ash Creek and Pebble Creek! Many are in walking distance of schools which makes it very convenient for families.  There are also several apartment complexes located throughout the county. Also most neighborhoods are close to interstates. From many locations you are only about 25 minutes from downtown Richmond, Innsbrook and West Creek business park!

Mechanicsville, VA Info & Demographics

  • Hanover County was founded in 1720.
  • Birthplace of Patrick Henry.
  • Hanover County total population 108,000
  • Mechanicsville, VA zip codes are 23111 and 23116. 
  • Hanover County is 474 square miles.
  • Population of Mechanicsville approximately 39.500. 
  • There are 1,073.3 people per square mile. 
  • The median age of people living in Mechanicsville is 42 years old. The US median age is 37.4.
  • The number of people per household in Mechanicsville, VA is 3.4, the US average of people per household is 2.6
  • Median home value in Mechanicsville, VA is $320,000.The national median home value is $232,000.
  • Average price of homes sold in Mechanicsville, VA is $315,000.
  • Approximately 76% of Mechanicsville homes are owned, compared to 20% rented, while 4% are vacant. 

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