Marklesburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 102  (50.6%)
Females: 101  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 16657.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,522 (it was $43,333 in 2000)
Marklesburg:

$48,522
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,305 (it was $22,329 in 2000)

Marklesburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,673 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Marklesburg:

$121,673
PA:

$174,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $974.

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  • Races in Marklesburg, PA (2010)

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    • 19997.5%White alone
    • 42.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Black alone

Races in Marklesburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marklesburg: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.8%), German (21.6%), American (11.7%), Pennsylvania German (10.8%), Italian (5.4%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/19/1873

Elevation: 888 feet

Land area: 0.89 square miles.

Population density: 229 people per square mile   (very low).

Marklesburg,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Marklesburg:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marklesburg borough:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

6 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe).

This borough:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,422 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,303 (1.1%)

Marklesburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (77.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (162.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Williamsburg borough, PA (2.4 miles ), McConnellstown, PA (2.6 miles ), Martinsburg borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Cassville, PA (3.1 miles) , Huntingdon borough, PA (3.4 miles ), Hollidaysburg borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Coalmont, PA (3.5 miles) , Mapleton borough, PA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 78.17 W

Area code: 814

Marklesburg household income distribution Marklesburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+32.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Marklesburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Marklesburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marklesburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Marklesburg borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 60.0 miles away from the borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marklesburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 177.3 miles away from Marklesburg center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 315.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from Marklesburg center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Huntingdon County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marklesburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Marklesburg:

  • MORRISONS COVE HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARTINSBURG, PA)
  • J C BLAIR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • US RENAL CARE HUNTINGDON (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HUNTINGDON, PA)
  • NASON HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ROARING SPRING, PA)
  • ALLEGHENY LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT HOLLIDAYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA)
  • SOUTHERNCARE ALTOONA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROARING SPRING, PA)

Amtrak stations near Marklesburg:

  • 11 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 16 miles: ALTOONA (1231 11TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marklesburg:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 17 miles; Altoona, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,656)
  • Saint Francis University (about 26 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 36 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 36 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 42 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Dickinson College (about 53 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)

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Notable location: Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Company 3 Ambulance Division (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Marklesburg Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Huntingdon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.3. This is worse than average.

City:

91.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.40
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.5%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
10 people in college/university student housing in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Marklesburg travel time to work - commute Marklesburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marklesburg borough (based on Huntingdon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47169
Evangelical Protestant6,31052
Catholic2,5724
Other3062
Black Protestant2952
Orthodox202
None28,939-
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:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Huntingdon County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Huntingdon County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Huntingdon County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Huntingdon County:

28.8%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marklesburg:

50.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average BMI:
Marklesburg:

23.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Marklesburg:

100.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Marklesburg:

50.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Marklesburg:

80.0%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marklesburg, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$31
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$750
Totals for Government 0$0 4$781

Marklesburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($147.78)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $41,000 ($201.97)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($39.41)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($24.63)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($19.70)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($9.85)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($9.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.93)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($14.78)

Marklesburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($39.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($24.63)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($19.70)
    All Other: $2,000 ($9.85)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $12,000 ($59.11)
    Property: $5,000 ($24.63)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.93)

Marklesburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($108.37)

3.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.34%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Centre County, PA  0.41% ($48,794 average AGI)
from Blair County, PA  0.33% ($31,800)
from Mifflin County, PA  0.27% ($31,978)


3.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blair County, PA  0.56% ($42,670 average AGI)
to Mifflin County, PA  0.38% ($28,794)
to Centre County, PA  0.32% ($40,623)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marklesburg:

  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKMC (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROARING SPRING, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WFBG (1290 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WVAM (1430 AM; 5 kW; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJSM (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marklesburg:

  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W267AC (101.3 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WFGY (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WKYE-FM1 (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WINSTON RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WALY (103.9 FM; BELLWOOD, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBXQ (94.7 FM; CRESSON, PA; Owner: SOUNDS GOOD, INC.)
  • WBRX-FM1 (94.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: SHERLOCK BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPRR (100.1 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: VITAL LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marklesburg:

  • W32AX (Channel 32; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • W41CF (Channel 41; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WATM-TV (Channel 23; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: PALM TELEVISION, L.P.)
  • WTAJ-TV (Channel 10; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W63AJ (Channel 63; HUNTINGDON/WILLIAMSB, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • W65AL (Channel 65; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Marklesburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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