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Population (year 2000): 10,255
Males: 5,386 (52.5%), Females: 4,869 (47.5%)

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Median resident age: 43.8 years
Median household income: $36,010 (year 2000)
Median house value: $222,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Marathon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.3%)
  • Hispanic (20.4%)
  • Black (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.1%), Irish (15.6%), English (12.6%), United States (5.8%), Italian (5.4%), French (4.4%).

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Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Marathon,

For population 25 years and over in Marathon

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marathon city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

19.7% Foreign born (15.5% Latin America, 2.4% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Kendall, (80.2 miles pop. 75,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Miami, (92.4 miles pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (1045.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Colony Beach, FL (1.5 miles Key Key, FL Duck (9.5 miles Layton, FL (17.0 miles) , Pine Key, FL (22.2 miles Big Key, FL Cudjoe (30.7 miles FL Islamorada, (32.7 miles FL (41.3 miles Tavernier, Coppitt Key, FL (43.3 miles Big


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $252,000
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2005: 189 buildings, average cost: $156,200

Latitude: 24.73 N, Longitude: 81.04 W


Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (20.9%), Retail trade (17.6%), Construction (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +572 (+5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,881 (75.6%)

Average climate in Marathon, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marathon,

Birthplace of: Tony Bryant - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Sep 3, 1976).


Hospital/medical center in Marathon:
  • FISHERMENS HOSPITAL (3301 OVERSEAS HWY BOX 500068)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Marathon:
  • MARINERS HOSPITAL (about 41 miles; TAVERNIER, FL)
  • LOWER KEYS MEDICAL CENTER (about 51 miles; KEY WEST, FL)
  • HOMESTEAD HOSPITAL INC (about 65 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marathon:
  • THE FLORIDA KEYS MARATHON (about 1 miles; MARATHON, FL; ID: MTH)
  • KEY WEST INTL (about 51 miles; KEY WEST, FL; ID: EYW)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 90 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marathon:
  • HOMESTEAD GENERAL AVIATION (about 63 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: X51)
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX VIP (about 66 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: VI2)
  • MOTORSPORTS COMPLEX EMS (about 67 miles; HOMESTEAD, FL; ID: MC4)

Amtrak station:
MARATHON (S. SIDE OF U.S. 1) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marathon:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 70 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; Full-time enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 94 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 114 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 115 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
Public high school in Marathon:
  • MARATHON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 350 SOMBRERO BEACH ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in Marathon:
  • STANLEY SWITLIK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 3400 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Marathon:
  • MARATHON LUTH SCHOOL-MARTIN LU (Students: 20; Location: 325 122ND STREET-GULF; Grades: KG - 6)

Notable location: Sombrero Country Club (A).

Churches in Marathon include: Florida Keys Baptist Church (A), San Pablo Catholic Church (B), The Community Church (C), Faith Baptist Temple (D), First Baptist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God (G).


Marathon compared to Florida state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Marathon:
  • WFFG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRHB (1020 AM; 9 kW; KENDALL, FL; Owner: NEW WORLD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marathon:
  • WAVK (105.5 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWK (97.7 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: LSM RADIO PARTNERS LLC)
  • WKYZ (101.3 FM; KEY COLONY BEACH, FL; Owner: KEYS MEDIA COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGMX (94.3 FM; MARATHON, FL; Owner: THE GREAT MARATHON RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAIL (99.5 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNK (98.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWUS (104.1 FM; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CRAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEOW (92.7 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marathon:
  • W63AL (Channel 63; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W65AP (Channel 65; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W38AA (Channel 38; MARATHON, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • W32AB (Channel 32; MATECUMBE, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • W54BB (Channel 54; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEYS-LP (Channel 56; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)
  • W55AM (Channel 55; BIG PINE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - MONROE COUNTY)
  • W57AM (Channel 57; BIG PINE KEY, FL; Owner: CAYO HUESO NETWORKS, LLC)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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