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Income/capita 7%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 47%
IndexMarathonFloridaNational
Income per capita$31,787$27,598$29,829
Median household income$51,286$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,058$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,000$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$24,905$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$24,107$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.0%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Marathon is 7% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Marathon is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Marathon is 47% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Marathon is 19% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,187$51,286$102,572
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      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.

      Marathon median earnings by income bracket

      Marathon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector1.2%12.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%5.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%19.3%
      Public administration2.9%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%2.4%
      Education, health & social services6.6%19.7%
      Other53.2%41.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Duck Key, FL716$71,87530%
      Key Colony Beach, FL696$65,14718%
      Layton, FL111$55,3130%
      Marathon, FL8,701$51,2867%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edgewood, KY8,703$89,07361%
      Temperance, MI8,705$65,94219%
      Franklin, KY8,706$31,36743%
      Murphy, MO8,706$45,45618%
      Oxford, NC8,707$33,52839%
      Marathon, FL8,701$51,2867%
      Source: The Marathon, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).