Markle, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 1,093 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 533  (48.8%)
Females: 560  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46770.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,754 (it was $37,039 in 2000)
Markle:

$52,754
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,355 (it was $18,504 in 2000)

Markle town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,890 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Markle:

$95,890
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $160,656; detached houses: $167,958; townhouses or other attached units: $132,238; in 2-unit structures: $93,606; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,993; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,909; mobile homes: $41,381

Median gross rent in 2019: $687.

March 2019 cost of living index in Markle: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.1%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Markle, IN (2019)
    • 1,38395.4%White alone
    • 221.5%Two or more races
    • 141.0%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 70.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Markle, Indiana as of June 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Markle is 243 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.61
Indiana average:

1.19
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Ancestries: German (33.4%), American (15.3%), English (12.3%), European (5.0%), Scottish (4.2%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,107 people per square mile   (low).

Markle, Indiana map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Indiana:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $593 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $561 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (20.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (140.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Uniondale, IN (2.2 miles ),
Zanesville, IN (2.6 miles ),
Huntington, IN (3.0 miles ),
Ossian, IN (3.1 miles ),
Roanoke, IN (3.1 miles ),
Bluffton, IN (3.3 miles ),
Warren, IN (3.3 miles ),
Mount Etna, IN (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 85.34 W

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Markle, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Markle, IN in 2019

Markle satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Markle, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.2%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (8.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Markle, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)

Average climate in Markle, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.447. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Markle-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Markle town center killed 4 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Markle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.0 miles away from the city 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 196.0 miles away from Markle center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from Markle center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from Markle 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 Wells County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Markle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Markle:

  • MARKLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (170 N TRACY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Markle:

  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER OF BLUFFTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUFFTON, IN)
  • COOPER COMMUNITY CARE CENTERS INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLUFFTON, IN)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • PARKVIEW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT HUNTINGTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • PATHFINDER SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)
  • MILLER S MERRY MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTINGTON, IN)

Airports located in Markle:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Markle:

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 21 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 21 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 24 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Taylor University (about 27 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 28 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Ball State University (about 44 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 49 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Markle Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Slumber Inn Motel (220 East Logan Street), SLEEP INN (730 W Logan St), Seasons Inn (730 West Logan Street), Super 8 Motel (610 Annette Dr), Super 8 Markle/IN (610 Annette Drive).

Birthplace of: Bill Prough - Baseball player.

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

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

MARKLE WATER UTILITY (Population served: 1,095, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
50 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Markle (2011 data):

  • MarkleBank: Marklebank at 180 East Morse Street, branch established on 1947/11/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $344.9 mil, Deposits: $275.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Alliance Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Markle:

Marital status in Markle, IN
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Markle:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Markle
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Markle, IN (based on Wells County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,18830
Mainline Protestant3,25220
Catholic2191
Other61
None15,971-
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: 4
This county:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wells County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Wells County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wells County:

9.2%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.7%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Markle:

47.4%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Markle:

42.6%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Markle:

29.2
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.7%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Markle:

13.1%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Markle:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Markle:

33.4%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Markle:

53.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Markle:

75.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Markle, IN Residents

Markle government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $245,000 ($224.15)
    Water Utilities: $202,000 ($184.81)
    Police Protection: $98,000 ($89.66)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($54.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($8.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($7.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($6.40)
    Gas Utilities: $5,000 ($4.57)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $353,000 ($322.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.83)

Markle government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $257,000 ($235.13)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $455,000 ($416.29)
    Other: $194,000 ($177.49)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($87.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $42,000 ($38.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($6.40)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($5.49)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($4.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $171,000 ($156.45)
  • Tax - Property: $535,000 ($489.48)
    Other: $111,000 ($101.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $33,000 ($30.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($9.15)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($3.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($1.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($1.83)

Markle government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($45.75)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($45.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $50,000 ($45.75)

Markle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,394,000 ($24148.22)

5.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allen County, IN  1.67% ($39,573 average AGI)
from Adams County, IN  0.79% ($38,161)
from Huntington County, IN  0.60% ($39,227)


5.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allen County, IN  1.79% ($46,030 average AGI)
to Adams County, IN  0.69% ($39,247)
to Huntington County, IN  0.60% ($35,567)
Businesses in Markle, IN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Subway1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Markle:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZQ (1300 AM; 1 kW; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Markle:

  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCYT (91.1 FM; LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, IN; Owner: SOUTHWEST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Markle:

  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)

Markle fatal accident list:

Jan 26, 2019 07:27 AM, I-69n, Lat: 40.830533, Lon: -85.350778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 14, 2018 08:25 PM, Us-224w, Cr-300, Lat: 40.832217, Lon: -84.998750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 23, 2016 07:14 AM, Cr- Marzane Rd, Lat: 40.894908, Lon: -85.301917, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2012 01:54 PM, Sr-3, Lat: 40.822669, Lon: -85.340528, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 2010 00:23 AM, Sr-116, Lat: 40.812836, Lon: -85.296950, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $513,000Total costs
  • 191,264Total average daily traffic
  • 50,039Total average daily truck traffic
  • 115,732Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Markle, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Markle, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • .5 Mi E Of Cr 200 N & 500 E (Lat: 40.875056 Lon: -85.374972), Call Sign: KNFX396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Steve Best, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 2.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 40.800889 Lon: -85.380528), Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WNQQ961,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2004, Expiration Date: 10/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2012, Registrant: Indiana Bell Telephone Company, 675 West Peachtree St., Ne Rm 34a16, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi W I 69 On Sr 224 (Lat: 40.827833 Lon: -85.360528), Call Sign: WGR261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, 173.362 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2015, Expiration Date: 04/09/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.829917 Lon: -85.329444, Call Sign: WQDF755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.837 MHz, 463.387 MHz, 468.387 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2005, Expiration Date: 08/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2015, Certifier: Jeff Bryant, Registrant: Emergency Radio Service, Inc., 2109 West Godman Ave, Muncie, IN 47303, Phone: (765) 286-1623, Fax: (765) 286-2921
  • 455 E Morse St (Lat: 40.823139 Lon: -85.332667), Call Sign: WQVP635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, 456.412 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 04/09/2025, Certifier: Mike Duggan, Registrant: Forest Industries Telecommunications, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:
  • 1 Novae Parkway (Lat: 40.832500 Lon: -85.354139), Call Sign: WQXC687,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.087 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 457.887 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026, Certifier: Nathan Higdon, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Lat: 40.771639 Lon: -85.380861, Call Sign: WRCN922,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 456.325 MHz, 463.256 MHz, 463.800 MHz, 468.256 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2018, Expiration Date: 11/23/2028, Certifier: Tyson Ford, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Markle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201WJ , Serial Number: 24-0333, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Randol, Po Box 332, Markle, IN 46770
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2210M , Serial Number: 21001, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/1986
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale R Dolby, 9665 N 100 W-90, Markle, IN 46770, Other Owners: Gary R Meal
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 414A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2616N , Serial Number: 414A0265, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 05/04/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Nc2 LLC, 1 Novae Pkwy, Markle, IN 46770
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66845 , Serial Number: TC-2287, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): James Madsen, 540 E Morse St, Markle, IN 46770
  • Aircraft: BAUMAN DANIEL W JR KOLB MK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 726DB , Serial Number: 16, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 10/02/2014
    Registrant (Individual): William P Rice, 5257 E 50 N, Markle, IN 46770
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7309C , Serial Number: 28-7615051, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph E Keefer, Po Box 311, Markle, IN 46770
  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38243 , Serial Number: 5-913, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/10/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Dale R Dolby, 9665 N 100 W 90, Markle, IN 46770
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/04/2019

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Markle, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (36.3%), and Outside Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Markle, IN
    • 11436.3%Structure Fires
    • 9831.2%Outside Fires
    • 9028.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Markle, IN
Most common first names in Markle, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2484.7 years
Charles1379.0 years
Robert1170.9 years
Betty774.1 years
Arthur778.6 years
James677.0 years
Ruth677.2 years
Evelyn671.6 years
Dorothy673.7 years
Helen684.7 years
Most common last names in Markle, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1179.5 years
Brown1071.9 years
Fisher965.7 years
Line881.0 years
Johnson773.2 years
Girvin585.0 years
Thomas587.2 years
Miller578.8 years
Woodward580.6 years
Welches582.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Markle, IN
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Markle, IN
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Markle compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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