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Marathon, Florida

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Marathon is a city on Marathon Key and Boot Key, islands in the Florida Keys, located in Monroe County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,255.

Geography

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Location of Marathon, Florida

Marathon is located at 24°43'35" North, 81°2'25" West (24.726310, -81.040327)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.0 km² (9.6 mi²). 22.4 km² (8.6 mi²) of it is land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 10.37% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 10,255 people, 4,597 households, and 2,735 families residing in the city. The population density is 457.7/km² (1,186.1/mi²). There are 6,791 housing units at an average density of 303.1/km² (785.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.09% White, 4.65% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.00% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. 20.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,597 households out of which 20.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% are non-families. 29.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.68.

In the city the population is spread out with 17.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 110.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,010, and the median income for a family is $46,361. Males have a median income of $27,057 versus $24,592 for females. The per capita income for the city is $22,894. 14.2% of the population and 9.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.9% of those under the age of 18 and 13.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Template:Florida_Keys&action=edit) Florida Keys
Upper keys Key Largo, Islamorada, Tavernier, Plantation Key, Matecumbe Key
Middle keys Craig Key, Fiesta Key, Long Key, Conch Key, Duck Key, Grassy Key, Deer Key, Vaca Key, Marathon Key, Boot Key
Lower keys Bahia Honda, West Summerland Key, No Name Key, Big Pine Key, Torch Key, Little Torch Key, Ramrod Key, Summerland Key, Cudjoe Key, Sugarloaf Key, Saddlebunch Keys, Big Coppitt Key, Boca Chica, Key West
Outlying islands Dry Tortugas, Marquesas Keys
Areas Florida Bay, Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, National Key Deer Sanctuary, Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park
Other topics Overseas Highway, Overseas Railway, Seven Mile Bridge, Key Deer, Conch Republic, Monroe County, Hurricane Georges, 1935 Hurricane, Theater of the Sea


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