Marklesburg, Pennsylvania

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Marklesburg, Pennsylvania
Borough
The former James Creek School
Marklesburg, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Marklesburg, Pennsylvania
Marklesburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°23′03″N 78°10′20″W / 40.38417°N 78.17222°W / 40.38417; -78.17222Coordinates: 40°23′03″N 78°10′20″W / 40.38417°N 78.17222°W / 40.38417; -78.17222
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Huntingdon
Government
 • Type Borough Council
 • Mayor James Nichol (R)
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 204
 • Density 226.7/sq mi (87.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16657
Area code(s) 814
School District: Huntingdon Area School District
Local phone exchanges: 658

Marklesburg is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 204 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The Marklesburg Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

Geography[edit]

Marklesburg is located at 40°23′3″N 78°10′20″W / 40.38417°N 78.17222°W / 40.38417; -78.17222 (40.384269, -78.172183).[2] It is near the western shore of Raystown Lake, just uphill from the flooded village of Aitch.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Adjacent Municipalities[edit]

All municipalities listed are in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 232
1890 279 20.3%
1900 260 −6.8%
1910 211 −18.8%
1920 198 −6.2%
1930 226 14.1%
1940 198 −12.4%
1950 219 10.6%
1960 197 −10.0%
1970 232 17.8%
1980 188 −19.0%
1990 165 −12.2%
2000 216 30.9%
2010 204 −5.6%
Est. 2015 202 [3] −1.0%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 216 people, 89 households, and 63 families residing in the borough. The population density was 243.5 people per square mile (93.7/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 155.6/sq mi (59.9/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.07% White, and 0.93% from two or more races.

There were 89 households, out of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 18.5% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $43,333, and the median income for a family was $46,500. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $22,329. About 3.0% of families and 6.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "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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