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Markle's Livability

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    Affordability
  • B
    Housing
  • B
    Job Market
  • D-
    Diversity
  • A
    Crime
  • B+
    Commute
  • C+
    Education
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About Markle, IN

Markle, IN is located in Huntington County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Markle is about 1,320 with about 417 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $96,893, which is roughly 30% lower than the Average Home Value of $138,358 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 55% lower than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,125, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $62,038 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 18% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Markle Population 1,320
Average Home Value $96,893
Median Household Income $53,125
Median Age 42.3
Unemployment Rate 4.1%
Politics 73.74% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.58
Male Population Estimate: 45.2%
Female Population Estimate: 54.8%
Median Age: 42.3
Male Median Age: 41.9
Female Median Age: 42.9

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:96%
Hispanic:2%
Other:1.2%
Indian:0.6%
Black:0.2%
Asian:0.2%
Hawaiian:0.1%

Voting

Huntington County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Todd Young
U.S. Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
Mike Braun
U.S. Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
Eric Holcomb
State governor
Eric Holcomb
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 73.74%
Democratic: 23.87%
Libertarian: 2.29%
Other: 0.07%
Green: 0.04%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Markle specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Huntington County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Huntington County: About 17.909 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Huntington County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 94% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Markle is about 4.1%.

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

38th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 6.17

The average living wage for the state of Indiana is $30.14/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Indiana a minimum wage score of 11.45 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Indiana a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Indiana is $136.30, resulting in a UI benefit score of 3.01 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Indiana does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Indiana does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Indiana does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Indiana does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Indiana does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Indiana does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Indiana does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Indiana does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Indiana does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Indiana does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Indiana does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Indiana does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Indiana does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Indiana does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Indiana does not have a "right-to-work" law.
Indiana does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Indiana does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Indiana does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Indiana does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Indiana does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 46770
Latitude: 40.828500
Longitude: -85.340600
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: Midwest
Average Elevation: 798.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 260