Demographics

People

Total Population242
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+119
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married59.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$33,021
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,861

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,250
% Above Poverty Level74%
% Below Poverty Level26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$642
Median House Value$27,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.8%
Irish11.2%
Norwegian9.9%
Swedish4.1%
English4.1%
French Except Basque2.9%
Dutch2.9%
Danishn1.7%
Italian1.7%
Czech0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Luxemburger0.8%
German0.4%
Polish0.4%
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Marathon Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBuena Vista County
Standard Zip Codes50565
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.86
Approximate Longitude-94.98

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)

StationSIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches
StationSTORM LAKE 2 E
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationSPENCER 1 N
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albert City625$52,167
Ayrshire150$0
Laurens1,224$61,442
Rembrandt171$53,750
Sioux Rapids791$65,667
Webb162$56,250

Marathon Public Libraries

Marathon Public Library
306 W ATTICA
Marathon, Iowa
(712) 289-2200

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