Marathon (village), New York

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Marathon, New York
Marathon, New York is located in New York
Marathon, New York
Marathon, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°26′37″N 76°2′13″W / 42.44361°N 76.03694°W / 42.44361; -76.03694Coordinates: 42°26′37″N 76°2′13″W / 42.44361°N 76.03694°W / 42.44361; -76.03694
Country United States
State New York
County Cortland
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,024 ft (312 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 919
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13803
Area code(s) 607
FIPS code 36-45392
GNIS feature ID 0956488

Marathon is a village in Cortland County, New York, USA. The population was 919 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Marathon is within the Town of Marathon.


The village is within the former Central New York Military Tract.

The village was incorporated in 1861.

Marathon hosts a yearly "Maple Festival" in the spring.


Marathon is located at 42°26′37″N 76°2′12″W / 42.44361°N 76.03667°W / 42.44361; -76.03667 (42.443633, -76.036846).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²). None of the area is covered with water.

The village is at the junction of U.S. Route 11, Interstate 81, and New York State Route 221.

The Tioughnioga River flows southward past the village.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,063 people, 419 households, and 286 families residing in the village. The population density was 941.4 people per square mile (363.2/km²). There were 439 housing units at an average density of 388.8 per square mile (150.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.97% White, 0.38% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.09% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 419 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,639, and the median income for a family was $42,000. Males had a median income of $31,538 versus $23,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,379. About 11.4% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.9% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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