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See what Mechanicsville, VA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Mechanicsville

We have a pool and we can walk to Kroger. The neighborhood is quiet. We have plenty of restaurants near us and the schools are very good.

its really nice that we have a neighborhood pool and 2 parks for the kids to play on. we also have tennis courts and a club house

Usually, it is a quiet neighborhood. Kids like to play outside. There are playgrounds and a pool. The main road is well-maintained in terms of landscaping. There is a stores, supermarkets, and restaurants nearby but you would need a car.

People are generally friendly. Across the street is a park where children play and a small dog park, these may be owned by the apartment complex.

Who Lives Here

Mechanicsville Demographics

Education

High School

21%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

17%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

36%

Family Size

2 people

48%

3 people

22%

4 people

21%

5 people

7%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

27%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

22%

150-200k

10%

200k+

7%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

13%

20-45

28%

45-65

29%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Mechanicsville?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

20%

15-30 Mins

49%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2828

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 11 of 20 renters

Percentage: 3535

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 20 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Parks

Things To Do In Mechanicsville

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 20% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 13% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Mechanicsville serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 16% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 9% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Mechanicsville.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 76% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Mechanicsville.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 11% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. 38% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Mechanicsville could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 36% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Mechanicsville's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 57% more medical facilities than average
  3. A standard number of medical facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 47% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 68% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 75% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 50% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 44% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Mechanicsville Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 19 of 20 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 18 of 20 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 17 of 20 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 16 of 20 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 15 of 20 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 15 of 20 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 15 of 20 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 14 of 20 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 20 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 20 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 10 of 20 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 11 of 20 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 12 of 20 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 20 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 14 of 20 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 16 of 20 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 18 of 20 renters

Mechanicsville Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Mechanicsville

6/10

Mechanicsville Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

6/10

Laurel Meadow Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

4/10

Glen Lea Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

3/10

Ashe Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

6/10
5/10

Harvie Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.