Marathon, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,786 housing units in Marathon. This represents a 30.3% growth from 5,208 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,938 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 848 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Marathon is about 63.3%. Marathon's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 32.3%. Average household size is 2.18 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Marathon were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.30%
One Bedroom28%
Two Bedrooms45.20%
Three Bedrooms18.30%
Four Bedrooms2.40%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$222,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$387,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$610

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.30%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage51.50%
Debt Free36.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.2%