Marathon is a town in Marathon County, Wisconsin. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin metropolitan area. The village of Marathon City was incorporated from a part of the town's original area.
In Marathon the crime is very low which makes it a great place to move if you have a young family or are planning to have kids soon.
Buyers looking to move to Marathon can be optimistic in rising home values. The price appreciation last year rose 17.2 percent, from $179,488 to $210,438, allowing homeowners to benefit from a favorable, climbing market. The market grew more competitive during the same time frame, with inventory prominently dropping 18.2 percent from 11 to 9 homes on the market. Doing laundry will be less strenuous and less time-consuming with the main-floor laundry rooms offered in many houses around this location. You and all your possessions will be well organized with the walk-in closets offered in many of the homes in this town. The ranch-style homes that dominate this locale feature the gorgeous roofs and low-to-the-ground profile that have made them a timeless architectural beauty.