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Marathon Fl Homes for sale

Located in Monroe County, Florida, a part of the Keys, the city of Marathon is situated to the west of Boot Key Harbor and to the east of the Gulf of Mexico. With a population of nearly 8,500, the majority of residents are in their late forties, earning a median household income approaching $46,000. This area is known worldwide for being one of the best destinations for sport fishing across the globe and that's the main economic driver of the city. Another large contributor to the local economy is its airport.


The weather is simply delightful here, with super mild winters, where temperatures in December, January, and February, reach into the seventies during the day and fall into the mid to high sixties overnight. Summers are warm, but there's always a pleasant breeze coming off the blue waters surrounding the area. Fall and spring are very nice, and residents routinely take advantage, being able to enjoy fishing, boating, bicycling, sightseeing, kayaking, and much more nearly every day of the year.


Real estate here is surprisingly affordable, but homes for sale are quickly snatched-up. The average listing price in Marathon is $539,500, while the median sales price comes in at $320,500. The average price per square foot is $299, and the percentage of distressed properties is quite low. The median home value in the city is $275,000 and appreciation is upwardly steady.