Marathon, WI Population

Population: 1,085. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,087 (+0.2% change)
Males: 564 (52.0%), Females: 521 (48.0%)

Marathon County

Zip code: 54448

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $51,250
Median house value: $110,700

Races in Marathon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: German (74.9%), Polish (19.6%), Irish (7.5%), Norwegian (4.0%), English (3.0%), Czech (2.5%).

Elevation: 1245 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Marathon

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marathon town

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +115 (+11.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Marathon:

  • WAUSAU HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HEALTH CARE FACIL 206 (about 18 miles; WAUSAU, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CTR OF MERRILL (about 20 miles; MERRILL, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marathon:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 17 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 54 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 75 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marathon:

  • WAUSAU DOWNTOWN (about 16 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Abbreviation: AUW)
  • MERRILL MUNI (about 20 miles; MERRILL, WI; Abbreviation: RRL)
  • MARSHFIELD MUNI (about 32 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI; Abbreviation: MFI)
Amtrak station near Marathon:

  • 14 miles: WAUSAU (109 S. 17TH AVE.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marathon:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 35 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 108 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH (about 109 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,057)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 114 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 114 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 116 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)

Schools

Public high school in Marathon:

  • MARATHON HI (Students: 324; Location: 204 EAST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Marathon:

  • MARATHON EL (Students: 384; Location: 600 SPRING VALLEY DR; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Marathon:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: P O BOX 102; Grades: 1 – 8)