Marathon employment information

IndexMarathonIowaNational
Income per capita$18,141$28,872$29,829
Median household income$38,281$54,570$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,625$66,527$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,333$30,828$35,192
Median earnings male$31,484$37,409$36,919
Median earnings female$15,893$25,115$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%3.1%4.7%
Poverty level33.0%12.3%15.1%
The Marathon, IA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Marathon is $18,141, which is 37% lower than than the Iowa average and 39% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,281, which is 30% lower than than the Iowa average and 31% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Marathon is 6%, which is 23% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Marathon is 33% which is 118% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$25,518$38,281$76,562
City
$36,376$54,570$109,140
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Marathon is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Marathon is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Marathon is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Marathon is 118% higher than the national average.

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Marathon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.2%29.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services21.6%8.1%
Public administration0.0%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.6%5.4%
Education, health & social services1.4%56.8%
Other32.4%10.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Rossie, IA50$58,5716%
Laurens, IA1,272$46,66716%
Rembrandt, IA161$45,62518%
Sioux Rapids, IA729$45,50018%
Albert City, IA589$44,06320%
Marathon, IA270$38,28131%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Richmond, WV270$21,84361%
Barnard, MO270$45,93817%
Leach, OK270$53,7503%
Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
Waukau, WI270$48,33313%
Marathon, IA270$38,28131%
Source: The Marathon, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).