Marathon employment information

Income per capita$15,635$27,621$28,555
Median household income$42,250$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,071$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,688$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$34,167$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$11,250$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level25.5%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Marathon is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Marathon is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Marathon is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Marathon is 64% higher than the national average.

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Marathon median earnings by income bracket

Marathon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.7%29.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%4.2%
Public administration2.9%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.7%2.1%
Education, health & social services5.9%54.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rossie, IA85$45,62515%
Storm Lake, IA10,743$44,16417%
Albert City, IA672$42,60420%
Greenville, IA61$38,75028%
Rembrandt, IA163$38,61128%
Marathon, IA286$42,25021%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Burns, WY286$46,95712%
Parkdale, OR286$73,41737%
Meeteetse, WY286$37,38630%
Wintergreen, VA286$14,79272%
Ladora, IA286$37,50030%
Marathon, IA286$42,25021%
Source: The Marathon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.