Mechanicsville, Virginia 

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Best Places to Live in Mechanicsville, Virginia

Capital-city complex - East-central Virginia along the James River
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive housing
-Strong economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Entertainment
-Air service

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What Bert Has To Say About Richmond Metro Area

The former capital of the Confederacy, Richmond is an attractively-sized, livable capital city with a strong sense of history. The downtown area mixes unremarkable modern buildings with some historic features. On the whole, the area has a considerable base of historic sites, museums and neighborhoods. Outlying suburbs have sprawled concentrically, especially to the west towards Tuckahoe and south towards Petersburg.


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Hanover County
Metro Area: Richmond Metro Area
City: Mechanicsville
Zip Codes: 23111 23116
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 177 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mechanicsville is 3.40% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mechanicsville jobs have increased by 1.58%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mechanicsville's cost of living is 12.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Mechanicsville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Mechanicsville's population is 36,991 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 67.94%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mechanicsville is $242,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.83%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Mechanicsville public schools spend $9,599 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Mechanicsville. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Mechanicsville

It's a good time to buy in Mechanicsville. Home Appreciation is up 1.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Mechanicsville Real Estate.

The median home price in Mechanicsville is $242,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Mechanicsville    4 Reviews
High Schools - 12/25/2010
Hanover High was ranked the number 1 school in the region by Richmond Magazine. Wonderful principal, committed teachers, IB diploma. We have been extremely happy with... (Read More)

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Taxes - 8/27/2009
Virginia may seem to have a reasonable income tax rate (5.0%) but when you add up all the other taxes i.e. Personal property tax, business property tax, sales tax,... (Read More)

A nice place to live. - 2/4/2009
Mechanicsville is a nice place to live, the climate is great. Of course it's Virginia - so if someone doesn't like the weather they just have to hang around a few days... (Read More)


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23111 23116