Marathon, Wisconsin 

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Population

1,103

-4.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$71,528

Median Home Price

$224,100

Median Age

49.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.5

summer / winter

WI Gifts

Best Places to Live in Marathon, Wisconsin

Small city - North-central Wisconsin. July, August and June are the most pleasant months in Marathon, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Marathon, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Outdoor recreation
Low crime rates
Cons
Cold winters
Isolation
Recent economic weakness


What Bert Has To Say About Wausau Metro Area

Wausau is an agricultural center with diversified industry in forest products, paper, and food processing, and more recently, insurance, financial services and health care. The surrounding area is known for outdoor recreation, including watersports and hiking in summer and skiing and snowmobiling in winter. Some of the area’s industries are clearly in transition as shown by the employment numbers, but we expect this area, which is gaining migrants from Chicago and other larger Wisconsin cities, to gain ground.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Wisconsin
County: Marathon County
Metro Area: Wausau Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Marathon
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1196 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Marathon is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Marathon jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Marathon's cost of living is 9.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Marathon's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Marathon county remained very strongly Republican, 58.1% to 40.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Marathon's population is 1,103 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Marathon is Real Estate: $224,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.6%.

SCHOOLS
Marathon public schools spend $11,902 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Marathon. More Education



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Housing Market in Marathon

It's a good time to buy in Marathon. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Marathon is $224,100.

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