Markleysburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2013: 282 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 132  (47.0%)
Females: 150  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 15459.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,671 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Markleysburg:

$55,671
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,698 (it was $12,312 in 2000)

Markleysburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,423 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Markleysburg:

$104,423
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $105,111; Detached houses: $105,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $719.

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Markleysburg races chart
  • White alone - 275 (96.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Markleysburg: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.4%), Dutch (16.0%), Irish (11.8%), English (3.4%), Greek (3.0%), United States (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 09/11/1893

Elevation: 1985 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 989 people per square mile   (low).

Markleysburg,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Markleysburg:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Markleysburg borough:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This borough:  1.6%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Markleysburg to the number of sex offenders is 40 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,175 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $786 (1.0%)

Markleysburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (56.1 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (229.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Friendsville, MD (2.4 miles ), Addison borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Confluence borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Farmington, PA (2.8 miles ), Ursina borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Ohiopyle, PA (3.1 miles) , Brandonville, WV (3.2 miles) , Accident, MD (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 79.45 W

Markleysburg household income distribution Markleysburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-11.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Markleysburg-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Markleysburg borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Markleysburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 83% 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 131.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 157.0 miles away from Markleysburg center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 263.7 miles away from the city 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 185.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Markleysburg 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 168.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Lot Thomas - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Markleysburg:

  • HENRY CLAY VILLA, LP (5253 NATIONAL PIKE)
  • SOUTH FAYETTE NURSING CENTER (252 MAIN STREET)
  • SPEAR CONV HOME (P O BOX 37)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Markleysburg:

  • West Virginia University (about 28 miles; Morgantown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 27,429)
  • Frostburg State University (about 29 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 35 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 39 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Seton Hill University (about 40 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Waynesburg University (about 41 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)

Public high schools in Markleysburg:

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Notable location: Markleysburg Henry Clay Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Markleysburg and their reported violations in the past:

NOTTY PINE RESTAURANT (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between DEC-24-2011 and JAN-24-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  75.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Markleysburg in 2000:

  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Markleysburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Markleysburg (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Old Trails Branch at 4640 National Pike, branch established on 1956/10/27. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Markleysburg borough (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.03%
Here: 48.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents49.9%15.3%6.0%5.2%4.0%
Congregations14.5%23.1%12.4%4.5%2.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.8%1.8%1.7%1.7%10.7%
Congregations2.5%4.5%2.9%2.1%31.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Fayette County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Fayette County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Fayette County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

32.0%
Pennsylvania:

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

16.1%
State:

11.5%
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 1$14
Totals for Government 0$0 1$14

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($21.28)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($14.18)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($7.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.09)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($28.37)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($7.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($17.73)
    All Other: $2,000 ($7.09)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $8,000 ($28.37)
    Property: $6,000 ($21.28)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $54,000 ($191.49)

3.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.02%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.66% ($32,308 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.33% ($30,814)
from Washington County, PA  0.32% ($38,151)


3.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
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 Westmoreland County, PA  0.74% ($35,695 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.41% ($35,685)
to Washington County, PA  0.37% ($33,149)

Strongest AM radio stations in Markleysburg:

  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Markleysburg:

  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Markleysburg:

  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARKLEYSBURG, Lat: 39.768389 Lon: -79.455694, Call Sign: WQGI965
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2007, Expiration Date: 02/01/2017, Certifier: Richard Dennis
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 637-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Route 40 & Markleysburg Road (Lat: 39.766722 Lon: -79.459472), Call Sign: KUD229
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.225 MHz, 454.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA3FTL
    Grant Date: 07/29/1996, Expiration Date: 07/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2008
    Registrant: William F Fitzpatrick, Rd 1 Box 7 Caney Valley Rd, Markleysburg, PA 15459
  • Call Sign: N3UHK, Licensee ID: L00946178
    Grant Date: 12/01/2004, Expiration Date: 01/23/2015
    Registrant: Torrey D Witt, 902 Flat Rock Road, Markleysburg, PA 15459
  • Call Sign: N3UHL, Licensee ID: L00964494
    Grant Date: 01/13/2005, Expiration Date: 01/23/2015
    Registrant: Leslie M Dennis, 807 Flat Rock Road, Markleysburg, PA 15459

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Markleysburg, PA
Most common first names in Markleysburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4080.0 years
John3777.3 years
William2677.6 years
Anna2284.5 years
Charles2078.3 years
James1877.1 years
Elizabeth1687.5 years
Margaret1679.1 years
Ethel1587.4 years
Ruth1479.8 years
Most common last names in Markleysburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Frazee2174.5 years
Thomas1684.7 years
Fike1572.5 years
Martin1178.1 years
Savage1082.9 years
Miller986.2 years
Vansickle877.8 years
Bird872.7 years
Myers879.0 years
Jenkins768.9 years

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