For population 25 years and over in Marathon:
For population 15 years and over in Marathon village:
79 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,932 (3.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (22.8 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (94.2 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (157.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Lapeer, NY (1.9 miles ), Lisle, NY (2.3 miles ), Willet, NY (2.4 miles ), Freetown, NY (2.5 miles ), Lisle, NY (2.6 miles ), Virgil, NY (2.8 miles ), Cincinnatus, NY (2.9 miles ), Triangle, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 76.04 W
Area code: 607
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-5.9%).
Work and jobs in Marathon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Marathon, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marathon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Marathon village center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 32.4 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marathon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Marathon center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Marathon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cortland County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Marathon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marathon:
Public high school in Marathon:
Private high school in Marathon:
See full list of schools located in Marathon
Public elementary/middle schools in Marathon:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 11.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marathon and their reported violations in the past:MARATHON LANES (Address: 1004 US Route 11 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUBWAY-MCGRAW (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MARATHON AMERICAN LEGION (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marathon that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Marathon compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Marathon (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Marathon (based on Cortland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.80%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,570 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,035 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Marathon:
Strongest FM radio stations in Marathon:
TV broadcast stations around Marathon:
Marathon, New York: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: 4
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $36,771,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,212
Total average daily truck traffic: 721
Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic: 8,697
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marathon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marathon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marathon, NY
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.