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Population in 2012: 8,461 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.5%
 

Males: 4,766  (56.3%)
Females: 3,695  (43.7%)

Median resident age:  47.9 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33050.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,713 (it was $36,010 in 2000)
Marathon:

$45,713
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,366

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $274,960 (it was $149,700 in 2000)
Marathon:

$274,960
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $539,872; Detached houses: $773,758; Townhouses or other attached units: $524,535; In 2-unit structures: $1,036,732; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $381,889; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $497,747; Mobile homes: $126,894; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $120,561

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,102.

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  • White alone - 5,508 (66.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,224 (26.8%)
  • Black alone - 357 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.02%)

Races in Marathon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marathon: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.6%), English (12.2%), Irish (10.1%), Italian (6.2%), United States (4.2%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 8.65 square miles.

Population density: 979 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marathon:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marathon city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

1,864 residents are foreign born (11.4% Latin America).

This city:  22.2%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Marathon, Florida as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Marathon to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,436 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,547 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendall, FL (77.9 miles , pop. 75,226).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Miami, FL (89.4 miles , pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (947.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Key Colony Beach, FL (1.2 miles ), Middle Keys, FL (1.3 miles) , Duck Key, FL (3.0 miles ), Layton, FL (4.0 miles) , Big Pine Key, FL (4.5 miles ), Lower Keys, FL (4.9 miles) , Cudjoe Key, FL (5.3 miles ), Islamorada, FL (5.5 miles ).

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
  • 2006: 96 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $329,700
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $278,500
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $360,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $402,600
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $259,700

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Latitude: 24.73 N, Longitude: 81.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +519 (+6.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,775 (72.5%)

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Marathon, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Marathon-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2005, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Marathon city center caused $5 million in damages.

On 4/27/1980, a category F2 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Tony Bryant - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Sep 3, 1976), Brian Smith (American football scout) - Football player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers in Marathon:

  • LIFELINE HOME HEALTH CARE OF MARATHON (Home Health Center, 13367 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY)
  • FISHERMEN'S HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 3301 OVERSEAS HWY)
  • MARATHON MANOR (Nursing Home, 320 SOMBRERO BEACH ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Marathon, FL

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Marathon:


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Amtrak station:

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

Local government website: WWW.CI.MARATHON.FL.US

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marathon:

  • Florida International University (about 83 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 23,973)
  • Florida Career College (about 83 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Miami Dade College (about 91 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 22,313)
  • Florida National College (about 91 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 91 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,347)
  • Barry University (about 96 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 6,190)
  • Saint Thomas University (about 97 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,030)

Private elementary/middle school in Marathon:

  • MARATHON LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 325 122ND ST GULF; Grades: KG - 2)
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Notable locations in Marathon: Sombrero Country Club (A), Lely Flamingo Island Club (B), Monroe County Public Library System George Dolezal Branch Library (C), Monroe County Fire and Rescue (D), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Marathon Substation (E), Monroe County Sheriff's Office Communications Division (F), Florida Highway Patrol Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Key Colony Beach Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Marathon include: The Community Church (A), Church of God (B), Church of Christ (C), San Pablo Catholic Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Faith Baptist Temple (F), Florida Keys Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Marathon: Curry Hammock State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Cocoa Plum Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Tropical Crane Point Hammock (Nature Centers; 5550 Overseas Highway) (1), Museums & Nature Center of Crane Point (Nature Centers; 5550 Overseas Highway) (2), Captain Nelson Perez (Recreational Trips & Guides; 421 Sombrero Beach Rd.) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Anchorlite Motel (11699 Overseas Highway) (1), Bonefish Bay Motel (12565 Overseas Highway) (2), Boot Key Marina (1996 Overseas Highway) (3), Banana Bay Resort & Marina (4590 Overseas Highway) (4), Blackfin Resort & Marina (4650 Overseas Highway) (5), Cocoplum Beach & Tennis Club (109 Cocoplum Drive) (6), Bay View Inn & Marina (3 North Conch Avenue) (7), Coconut Cay Resort & Marina (7196 Overseas Hwy) (8), Anchor Inn Motel (7931 Overseas Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Black residents, 23.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.1% for other race residents, 73.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marathon, FL

People in group quarters in Marathon in 2010:

  • 36 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Marathon in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Marathon compared to Florida state average:

Marathon, Florida environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Banks with branches in Marathon (2011 data):

  • Capital Bank, National Association: Marathon Shores Branch at 11401 Overseas Highway, branch established on 1987/10/28; Marathon Old Town Branch at 2348 Overseas Highway, branch established on 1995/09/11. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Centennial Bank: Midtown Office at 4594 Overseas Highway, branch established on 2000/02/20; Marathon Branch at 11290 Overseas Highway, branch established on 1995/03/27. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Marathon Branch at 6090 Overseas Highway, branch established on 1988/01/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Iberiabank: Marathon Branch at 5601 Overseas Highway, branch established on 2002/01/28. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • FIRST STATE BANK OF THE FLORIDA KEYS: Marathon Branch at 6900 Overseas Highway, branch established on 2000/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $859.9 mil, Deposits: $576.3 mil, headquarters in Key West, FL, negative income in the last year, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bank Of The Florida Keys Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Marathon Branch at 5401 Overseas Highway, branch established on 1956/12/07. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marathon, Florida:

  • Pelican Motel, Rt 1 Box 528, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 12020 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Coconut Grove Motel, 4900 Overseas Hwy B61, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Jo Jos Motel, Rt 1 Box 419, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Kingsail Resort Motel, 7076 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Vaca Key Motel, Hwy One, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Ranch House Motel, 7251 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
  • Seadell Motel, 5000 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050 , Fax: (305) 743-9395
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marathon, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marathon travel time to work - commute


Marathon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • No fuel used (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marathon city (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.43%
Here29.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents55.6%13.6%7.1%4.4%3.9%
Congregations6.9%15.3%9.7%8.3%6.9%
NameJewishLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Vineyard USAOther
Adherents2.8%1.8%1.6%1.5%7.8%
Congregations2.8%4.2%5.6%4.2%36.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Monroe County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
This county:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Monroe County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

20.8%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 5$7,500
Other Government Administration 19$81,384$51,4000$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$7,500
Firefighters 20$79,627$47,7762$1,165
Fire - Other 1$3,020$36,2400$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,888$43,5524$4,501
Parks and Recreation 9$27,547$36,7293$1,975
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$31,242$41,6562$1,342
Totals for Government 61$233,708$45,97521$23,983


10.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.93%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($963 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.40%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.25% ($45,447 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.49% ($60,680)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.23% ($41,028)


13.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.07%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.27%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.31% ($48,176 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.59% ($58,749)
to Lee County, FL  0.55% ($56,635)

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.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WMFM (107.9 FM; KEY WEST, FL; Owner: SOUTH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Marathon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 1,440 meters (4,724ft)
Total costs: $189,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,581
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,305
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 31,203

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Marathon, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marathon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Marathon, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marathon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 67 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marathon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 88
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Marathon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marathon, FL
Businesses in Marathon, FL
NameCountNameCount
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Payless1
FedEx4Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Publix Super Markets1
Holiday Inn1Quiznos1
IHOP1T-Mobile1
Jones New York2Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value2
Kmart1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS7
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walgreens1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Marathon, FL


Marathon on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #70 (33050) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Britton Chance (12)
  • Robert J. Alderman (4)
  • Jeffrey Gary Halbert (1)
  • Kenny Lofland Matlock (1)
  • Mary Crist (1)
  • Robert Moir, Iv (1)
  • Thomas Rooney (1)
  • Dwight E. Brooker (1)

Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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