Marathon, Florida

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Population in 2017: 8,877 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.4%
 
Males: 4,722  (53.2%)
Females: 4,155  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,993 (it was $36,010 in 2000)
Marathon:

$55,993
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,106 (it was $22,894 in 2000)

Marathon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $392,953 (it was $149,700 in 2000)
Marathon:

$392,953
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $661,836; detached houses: $759,583; townhouses or other attached units: $534,142; in 2-unit structures: $423,179; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $320,580; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $448,569; mobile homes: $182,154

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,277.

March 2019 cost of living index in Marathon: 99.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.0% for other race residents, 77.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marathon, FL (2010)
    • 5,50866.4%White alone
    • 2,22426.8%Hispanic
    • 3574.3%Black alone
    • 901.1%Asian alone
    • 891.1%Two or more races
    • 250.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Marathon, Florida as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marathon is 321 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (7.2%), American (6.5%), English (5.9%), Italian (5.5%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 8.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,027 people per square mile   (low).

Marathon, Florida map

2,577 residents are foreign born (25.1% Latin America).

This city:

29.7%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,077 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,992 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (77.3 miles , pop. 314,677).

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 )

Latitude: 24.73 N, Longitude: 81.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,291 (+14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,764 (80.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Marathon, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marathon, FL in 2017
Marathon satellite photo by USGS

Marathon tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $301,200
  • 2015: 55 buildings, average cost: $396,800
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2017: 41 buildings, average cost: $266,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Marathon, FL residents
Average permit cost in Marathon, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Marathon, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.7%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.7%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Marathon, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)

Average climate in Marathon, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marathon, Florida average temperatures Marathon, Florida average precipitation Marathon, Florida humidity Marathon, Florida wind speed Marathon, Florida snowfall Marathon, Florida sunshine Marathon, Florida clear and cloudy days

Marathon, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Marathon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 175.3 miles away from Marathon center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.5 miles away from Marathon center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 352.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 607.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/2003 at 04:52:53, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 328.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marathon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marathon:

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

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Marathon:

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Amtrak station:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marathon:

  • Florida International University (about 83 miles; Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 83 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • University of Miami (about 84 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)
  • Miami Dade College (about 91 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 91 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 91 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • Barry University (about 96 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 7,181)

Public high school in Marathon:

  • MARATHON SCHOOL (Students: 22, Location: 350 SOMBRERO BEACH RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Marathon:

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Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Tony Bryant - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Sep 3, 1976), Brian Smith (American football scout) - Football player and coach.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marathon and their reported violations in the past:

NEEDLES COUNTRY SQUARE LLC (Serves CO, Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Marathon:

Marital status in Marathon, FL
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Marathon:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marathon
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Religion statistics for Marathon, FL (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,3465
Evangelical Protestant5,15639
Mainline Protestant2,84819
Other2,26412
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox201
None48,699-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Monroe County:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
Monroe County:

27.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.8%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.0%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Marathon:

49.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Marathon:

28.8
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marathon:

21.7%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Marathon:

9.4%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marathon, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 22$100,810$54,98712$20,006
Other and Unallocable 17$75,318$53,1663$5,703
Parks and Recreation 9$35,916$47,8885$7,116
Other Government Administration 4$23,885$71,6550$0
Sewerage 3$12,219$48,8763$5,652
Fire - Other 1$4,428$53,1360$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$930
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 56$252,576$54,12324$39,407

Marathon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $12,466,000 ($1404.30)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $2,800,000 ($315.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,685,000 ($302.47)
    Sewerage: $1,780,000 ($200.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,707,000 ($192.29)
    Police Protection: $1,314,000 ($148.02)
    Central Staff Services: $994,000 ($111.97)
    General - Other: $915,000 ($103.08)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $591,000 ($66.58)
    Financial Administration: $538,000 ($60.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $527,000 ($59.37)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($33.01)
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000 ($12.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,140,000 ($128.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,015,000 ($114.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $772,000 ($86.97)
    Regular Highways: $717,000 ($80.77)
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000 ($15.32)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $55,000 ($6.20)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($1.69)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,438,000 ($387.29)

Marathon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,266,000 ($255.27)
    Other: $865,000 ($97.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $676,000 ($76.15)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $643,000 ($72.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $820,000 ($92.37)
    Other: $337,000 ($37.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,026,000 ($115.58)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($1.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,361,000 ($491.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $751,000 ($84.60)
    Interest Earnings: $271,000 ($30.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $122,000 ($13.74)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($1.01)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,670,000 ($188.13)
    Highways: $701,000 ($78.97)
    Other: $315,000 ($35.48)
  • Tax - Property: $3,580,000 ($403.29)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,448,000 ($275.77)
    Other License: $586,000 ($66.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $562,000 ($63.31)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $436,000 ($49.12)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $163,000 ($18.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $47,000 ($5.29)

Marathon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,977,000 ($9572.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,653,000 ($7959.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,070,000 ($1922.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,746,000 ($309.34)

Marathon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,249,000 ($253.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,259,000 ($3408.70)

9.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($98,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.65%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  1.09% ($66,773 average AGI)
from Broward County, FL  0.44% ($96,446)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.22% ($65,190)


9.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,181 average AGI)
Monroe County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.97% ($60,030 average AGI)
to Broward County, FL  0.43% ($42,049)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.34% ($57,742)
Businesses in Marathon, FL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Burger King1Office Depot1
CVS1Payless1
Circle K2Pizza Hut1
FedEx4Publix Super Markets1
H&R Block1Quiznos1
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
IHOP1Taco Bell1
Jones New York2True Value2
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS7
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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
See more detailed statistics of Marathon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 3,930ft / 1,198mTotal length
  • $4,645,000Total costs
  • 79,503Total average daily traffic
  • 6,626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,960Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marathon, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marathon, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marathon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (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: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (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: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marathon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 58 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Marathon)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 50. The highest number of fires - 88 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Marathon, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.2%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marathon, FL
    • 35742.2%Outside Fires
    • 21925.9%Structure Fires
    • 14116.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12815.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marathon, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Marathon, Florida:

  • Coconut Grove Motel, 4900 Overseas Hwy B61, Marathon, Florida 33050
  • Ranch House Motel, 7251 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050
  • Sandpiper Motel, 2443 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050
  • Siesta Motel, 7425 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050
  • Hampton Inn Marathon Florida Key, 13351 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050 , Phone: (305) 294-6681, Fax: (305) 294-5618
  • Ramada Inn Marathon Florida Keys, 13351 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050 , Phone: (305) 743-8550, Fax: (305) 743-8832
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 13201 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, Florida 33050 , Phone: (305) 289-0222, Fax: (305) 743-5460
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Marathon, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marathon, FL
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 7.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marathon, FL
  • 91.6%Electricity
  • 7.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Utility gas


Marathon compared to Florida state average:

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

Marathon on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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