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People

Total Population 2,087
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 962
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,188
% Above Poverty Level 89.7%
% Below Poverty Level 10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $519
Median House Value $111,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12%
US/American 0.2%
English 26.2%
Irish 10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marathon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles S of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Cortland
Standard Zip Codes 13803
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.441
Longitude -76.032

Marathon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CORTLAND
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station ENDICOTT
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station NORWICH
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Marathon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Freetown (13803)

Freetown Corners (13803)

Galatia (13803)

Hunts Corners (13803)

Lapeer (13803)

Messengerville (13803)

Texas Valley (13803)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cortland 19,134 $55,518
Dryden 14,840 $76,395

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Marathon Public Libraries

Library
Peck Memorial Library
28 MAIN STREET
Marathon, New York
(607) 849-6135

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Marathon High Schools

MARATHON HS
1 E MAIN ST
607-849-3251
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 498 students.

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Historic Marathon

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Tioughnioga River near Marathon between 1890 and 1901
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