Markleeville, California

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Population in 2010: 210.
Population change since 2000: +6.6%
Males: 98  (47.0%)
Females: 112  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

67.7 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 96120

Estimated median household income in 2019: $95,893 (it was $46,563 in 2000)
Markleeville:

$95,893
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,297 (it was $40,774 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $382,752 (it was $165,400 in 2000)
Markleeville:

$382,752
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $417,651; detached houses: $417,304

Median gross rent in 2019: $969.

March 2019 cost of living index in Markleeville: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.5%
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According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Markleeville, California as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Markleeville is 233 to 1.


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Ancestries: British (19.8%), Italian (15.1%), Northern European (10.5%), English (9.3%), Irish (9.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5501 feet

Land area: 19.1 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Markleeville, California map

11 residents are foreign born (8.3% Europe).

This place:

8.3%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,688 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,232 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (32.7 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (90.8 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (328.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Alpine Village, CA (2.5 miles),
Mesa Vista, CA (2.7 miles),
Double Spring, NV (3.4 miles),
Kirkwood, CA (3.7 miles),
Carter Springs, NV (3.8 miles ),
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV (3.8 miles ),
Ruhenstroth, NV (3.9 miles ),
Topaz, CA (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 119.80 W

Distribution of median household income in Markleeville, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Markleeville, CA in 2019

Markleeville satellite photo by USGS

Markleeville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.1%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Markleeville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (19.6%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.7%)
  • Public administration (21.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Public administration (17.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.9%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Markleeville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (13.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (13.0%)
  • Carpenters (13.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (14.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)

Average climate in Markleeville, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Markleeville, California average temperatures Markleeville, California average precipitation Markleeville, California humidity Markleeville, California wind speed Markleeville, California snowfall Markleeville, California sunshine Markleeville, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.170. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.170
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.17
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.51
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Markleeville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7700% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 180.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 259.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from Markleeville center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 153.4 miles away from Markleeville center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alpine County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Markleeville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Markleeville:

  • GARDNERVILLE DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GARDNERVILLE, NV)
  • VALLEY MEADOWS LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GARDNERVILLE, NV)

Airports located in Markleeville:

Amtrak station near Markleeville:

  • 20 miles: SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (1000 LAKE TAHOE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Markleeville:

  • Western Nevada College (about 35 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 60 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 62 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 72 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 77 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 84 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 89 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)

Public high schools in Markleeville:

Public elementary/middle school in Markleeville:

See full list of schools located in Markleeville

Library in Markleeville:

  • ALPINE COUNTY LIBRARY/ARCHIVES (Operating income: $266,066; Location: 270 LARAMIE ST.; 10,832 books; 60 e-books; 394 audio materials; 2,240 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Markleeville: Toiyabe Campground (A), Alpine County Free Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Pleasant Valley Creek (A), Hot Springs Creek (B), Spratt Creek (C), Shay Creek (D), Sawmill Creek (E), Musser and Jarvis Creek (F), Buck Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Alpine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Markleeville that have no violations reported:

  • CO. OF ALPINE SOCIAL SERVICES BLDG. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SORENSON S HOA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURTLE ROCK COUNTY PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Markleeville:

Marital status in Markleeville, CA
  • Never married: 8.5%
  • Now married: 83.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Markleeville:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Markleeville, CA (based on Alpine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant501
Other--
None1,125-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Adult diabetes rate:
Alpine County:

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alpine County:

23.9%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alpine County:

18.8%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.1%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Markleeville:

54.0%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Markleeville:

28.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Markleeville:

18.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Markleeville:

9.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.2%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Markleeville:

56.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Markleeville:

83.5%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Markleeville, CA Residents

10.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Markleeville, CA

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Markleeville:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Markleeville:

  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Markleeville:

  • K38FW (Channel 38; STATELINE, NV; Owner: RSN WEST, LLC)

Markleeville fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2003 05:30 PM, Sr-89, Lat: 38.689814, Lon: -119.765752, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.3mTotal length
  • $479,000Total costs
  • 3,130Total average daily traffic
  • 98Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,623Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Markleeville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Markleeville, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Markleeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PHOENIX AIR SRO U-15 PHOENIX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 707PG, N707PG, N-707PG, Serial Number: 33/U15, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John B Richmond, 827 River Ranch Rd, Markleeville, CA 96120
  • Aircraft: BEECH D55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7153N, N7153N, N-7153N, Serial Number: TE-513, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas Hardy, 20865 State Route 88, Markleeville, CA 96120

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Markleeville, CA
  • 75.7%Wood
  • 15.7%Solar energy
  • 8.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Markleeville, CA
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Markleeville compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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