Markleysburg, Pennsylvania

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Coordinates: 39°44′14″N 79°27′11″W / 39.73722°N 79.45306°W / 39.73722; -79.45306
Markleysburg
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Fayette
Coordinates 39°44′14″N 79°27′11″W / 39.73722°N 79.45306°W / 39.73722; -79.45306
Area 0.3 sq mi (1 km2)
Population 284 (2010)
Density 946.7 / sq mi (366 / km2)
Established 1860
Mayor Douglas Friend
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Markleysburg in Fayette County
Location of Markleysburg in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: www.markleysburg.pa.us

Markleysburg is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 282 at the 2000 census. The town is served by the Uniontown Area School District.

Geography[edit]

Markleysburg is located at 39°44′14″N 79°27′10″W / 39.73722°N 79.45278°W / 39.73722; -79.45278 (39.737178, -79.452646)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 210
1910 227 8.1%
1920 191 −15.9%
1930 203 6.3%
1940 297 46.3%
1950 291 −2.0%
1960 345 18.6%
1970 367 6.4%
1980 356 −3.0%
1990 320 −10.1%
2000 282 −11.9%
2010 284 0.7%
Est. 2012 282 −0.7%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 282 people, 90 households, and 68 families residing in the borough. The population density was 989.3 people per square mile (375.5/km²). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 368.3 per square mile (139.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.23% White and 1.77% African American.

There were 90 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the borough the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $22,083, and the median income for a family was $29,063. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $12,312. About 21.3% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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