Marathon, New York Population 2021

1,827
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Marathon is a city located in Cortland County New York. Marathon has a 2020 population of 1,827. Marathon is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -6.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,957 in 2010. Marathon reached it's highest population of 1,957 in 2010.

The average household income in Marathon is $74,312 with a poverty rate of 8.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $112,700. The median age in Marathon is 40.7 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Marathon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marathon was:

  • White: 96.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marathon, New York is 1,827 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,866.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,957.

Marathon, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,85596.46%
Black or African American291.51%
Two or More Races180.94%
Asian90.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.42%
Some Other Race40.21%
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Marathon Population by Race

Marathon Population Pyramid $2021

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Marathon Median Age

40.7


Total

40.3


Male

41.5


Female

Marathon Adults

There are 1,518 adults, (374 of whom are seniors) in Marathon.

Marathon Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marathon Sex Ratio

Female

991

51.53%

Male

932

48.47%

Marathon Population by Age

Marathon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marathon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female44.3%55.7%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marathon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7342.6279.6
Married462389.8
Non Family1741.2169.5
Female613.1344.3
Male373.7356.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Marathon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181.39%
9th to 12th Grade886.80%
High School Graduate48737.64%
Some College24619.01%
Associates Degree22917.70%
Bachelors Degree1239.51%
Graduate Degree1037.96%
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Marathon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marathon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2151,113217
Black2622
Hispanic1818
2+ Races18184
Asian995
Native American88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.56%.

Marathon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,031$42,443$30,598
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$25,625$15,625
High School Graduate$33,500$40,833$25,000
Some College$35,208$42,266$29,342
Bachelors Degree$49,286$90,833$33,750
Graduate Degree$54,063$$54,583

$37,031

Average Earnings

$42,443

Average Male

$30,598

Average Female

Marathon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marathon Language by Age

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Marathon Language

98.00% of Marathon residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Marathon Language

Marathon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8171457.98%
Hispanic381642.11%
Other44100.00%

8.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marathon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marathon is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marathon is White, with 7.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.97%.

Marathon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.25%
High School10.88%
Some College4.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.21%

Marathon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed2.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Marathon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marathon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,448$74,312
Families$71,429$80,477
Married Families$80,577-
Non Families$35,500$49,966
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Income by Household Type

Marathon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Marathon Married by Age and Sex

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Marathon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marathon Marital Status by Race

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Marathon Marital Status

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160

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
Second Gulf War26
Korea24
First Gulf War20
World War II

Marathon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6440
75+37
65 to 7437
35 to 5424
18 to 3422

Marathon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15210.43%
Hispanic1441.18%
Native American8100.00%

Marathon Veterans by Race

Marathon Veterans by Education

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13.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marathon Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Marathon Employment by Age

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Marathon Employment by Race

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Marathon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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85.75%

Born in Marathon

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Marathon residents were born in the United States, with 85.75% having been born in New York. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marathon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,827-13-0.71%
20201,840-13-0.70%
20191,853-13-0.70%
20181,866-2-0.11%
20171,868-7-0.37%
20161,875-21-1.11%
20151,896-21-1.10%
20141,917-7-0.36%
20131,924-13-0.67%
20121,937-14-0.72%
20111,951-6-0.31%
20101,9570.00%

Marathon Population by Year