Marklesburg, Pennsylvania facts for kids
The former James Creek School
|• Total||0.9 sq mi (2 km2)|
|Elevation||899 ft (274 m)|
|• Density||226.7/sq mi (87.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|School District:||Huntingdon Area School District|
|Local phone exchanges: 658|
The Marklesburg Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
Marklesburg is located at Aitch.(40.384269, -78.172183). It is near the western shore of Raystown Lake, just uphill from the flooded village of
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.
All municipalities listed are in Huntingdon County unless otherwise noted.
- Penn Township
- Lincoln Township
As of the census 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.
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