Macon, GA Demographic Data

Macon, GA Summary

Macon is located in Bibb County in Georgia
  • Population: 91,316
  • Area: 56.36 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55.72 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.64 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,620.14 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 456.04 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Macon, GA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
50,145
55%
50.8
Male
41,171
45%
49.2
Total Population
91,316
 
311,536,594

Macon, GA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
7,670
8.4% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
6,210
6.8% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
6,431
7.0% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
7,955
8.7% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
7,455
8.2% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
11,890
13.0% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
10,349
11.3% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
11,757
12.9% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
5,635
6.2% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
4,686
5.1% 
5.6
65 to 74 Years
5,892
6.5% 
7.4
75 to 84 Years
3,798
4.2% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
1,588
1.7% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
66,918
66,918.0%
237,659,116.0
Female
37,800
56.5%
51.4
Male
29,118
43.5%
48.6
21 Years and over
61,302
67.1%
71.9
62 Years and over
13,802
15.1%
16.7
65 Years and over
11,278
11,278.0%
41,851,042.0
Female
7,326
65.0%
56.6
Male
3,952
35.0%
43.4
Median Age (years)
33.2%
37.3

Macon, GA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
89,568
98.1% 
97.2
White
26,847
29.4% 
74.0
Black or African American
61,351
67.2% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
95
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
603
0.7% 
4.9
Asian Indian
202
0.2% 
1.0
Chinese
144
0.2% 
1.1
Filipino
71
0.1% 
0.8
Japanese
45
0.0% 
0.3
Korean
63
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
44
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
34
0.0% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
3
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
669
0.7% 
4.7
Two or More Races
1,748
1.9% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,216
2.4% 
16.6
Mexican
1,545
1.7% 
10.7
Puerto Rican
121
0.1% 
1.6
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
550
0.6% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
89,100
97.6% 
83.4

Macon, GA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,565
6.4% 
5.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
9,305
16.7% 
8.0
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
18,790
33.8% 
28.1
Some college, no degree
11,370
20.5% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
3,239
5.8% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
5,520
9.9% 
18.0
Graduate or professional degree
3,806
6.8% 
10.8
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
12,870
23.1%
13.9
High School Graduate or Higher
42,725
76.8%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,326
16.7%
28.8

Macon, GA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
31,883
44.9%
32.2%
Now Married
21,378
30.1%
48.8
Divorced
8,752
12.3%
10.8%
Separated
3,267
4.6%
2.2
Widowed
5,725%
8.1
6.0%

Macon, GA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
81,100
97.0%
79.3%
Languages other than english
2,546
3.0%
20.7%
Spanish
1,640
2.0%
12.9%
Other indo-european languages
506
0.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
294
0.4%
3.3%
Other Languages
106
0.1%
0.9%

Macon, GA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,541
19.5%
7.2
$10,000 to $14,999
3,870
11.6%
5.4
$15,000 to $24,999
5,842
17.4%
10.8
$25,000 to $34,999
4,270
12.7%
10.3
$35,000 to $49,999
4,320
12.9%
13.6
$50,000 to $74,999
4,378
13.1%
17.9
$75,000 to $99,999
1,617
4.8%
12.2
$100,000 to $149,000
1,671
5.0%
12.9
$150,000 to $199,999
472
1.4%
4.9
$200,000 or more
510
1.5%
4.8
Median household income
25,773
 
53,046
Per capita income
16,051
 
28,155

Macon, GA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
210
0.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,992
12.8%
9.3
Construction
1,376
4.4%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
8,679
27.7%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,241
7.2%
6.7
Information
359
1.1%
2.2
Manufacturing
2,093
6.7%
10.5
Other services except public administration
1,747
5.6%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,915
9.3%
10.8
Public administration
1,650
5.3%
5.0
Retail trade
4,059
13.0%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,369
4.4%
4.9
Wholesale trade
595
1.9%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
8,873
28.4%
36.2%
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,039
6.5%
9.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,945
12.6%
12.0%
Sales and office occupations
8,007
25.6%
24.6%
Service occupations
8,421
26.9%
18.1%

Macon, GA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
30,396
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
24,202
79.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,250
10.7%
9.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
422
1.4%
5.0
Walked
798
2.6%
2.8
Other means
1,121
3.7%
1.8
Worked at home
603
2.0%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
NR
 
NR

Macon, GA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
5,936
17.7%
9.1
1 vehicles
14,761
44.1%
33.8
2 vehicles
9,323
27.8%
37.5
3 or more
3,471
10.4%
19.6

Macon, GA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,704
77.5%
87.5
Owner Occupied
14,679
43.8%
64.9
Renter Occupied
18,812
56.2%
35.1
Vacant Housing Units
33,491
22.5%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
NR
6.2%
2.2
Rental Vacancy Rate
NR
14.4%
7.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
NR
2.6%
NR
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
NR
2.6%
NR

Macon, GA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
43,195
1 room
502
1.2%
1.9
2 rooms
623
1.4%
2.4
3 rooms
3,557
8.2%
9.1
4 rooms
9,584
22.2%
16.6
5 rooms
11,177
25.9%
20.4
6 rooms
8,003
18.5%
18.2
7 rooms
4,796
11.1%
12.3
8 rooms
2,407
5.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,546
5.9%
10.6
Median Rooms
 
5.5

Macon, GA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
43,195
 
 
1-unit, detached
28,031
64.9%
61.7
1-unit, attached
729
1.7%
5.8
2-units
3,438
8.0%
3.8
3 or 4 units
2,765
6.4%
4.4
5 to 9 units
4,060
9.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,496
3.5%
4.5
20 or more units
2,207
5.1%
8.5
Mobile home
469
1.1%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Macon, GA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
5,178
12.0%
13.5%
1940 to 1949
3,286
7.6%
5.5%
1950 to 1959
9,684
22.4%
11.0%
1960 to 1969
8,630
20.0%
11.1%
1970 to 1979
7,856
18.2%
15.9%
1980 to 1989
3,331
7.7%
13.9%
1990 to 1999
2,520
5.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2,543
5.9%
14.7%
2005 or later
167
0.4%
0.6%

Macon, GA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
15,577
46.5%
49.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
403
1.2%
4.9
Electricity
17,259
51.5%
36.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
45
0.1%
6.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
40
0.1%
2.1
Solar energy
8
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
36
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
123
0.4%
0.9

Macon, GA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
9,256
 
49820840.0
Less than $300
23
0.2%
0.2
$300 to $499
236
2.5%
1.6%
$500 to $699
1,018
11.0%
5.0%
$700 to $999
2,627
28.4%
14.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
3,439
37.2%
27.4%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,123
12.1%
20.3%
$2,000 or more
790
8.5%
31.5%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,005
32.5%
36.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,401
15.2%
16.1%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,025
11.1%
12.0%
30.0% to 34.9%
670
7.3%
8.5%
35.0% or more
3,131
33.9%
27.1%
Not Computed
53
NR
NR

Macon, GA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
17,782 
 
38,336,617 
Less than $200
574
3.2%
1.6%
$200 to $299
1,003
5.6%
3.3%
$300 to $499
2,585
5.6%
7.8%
$500 to $749
6,527
36.7%
21.8%
$750 to $999
4,569
25.7%
24.2%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,202
12.4%
26.3%
$1,500 or more
322
1.8%
15.0%
No Cash Rent
1,030
NR
2,197,899
Median (Dollars)
681
NR
904
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
989
5.9%
11.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,242
7.4%
12.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,844
11.0%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,078
12.3%
11.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,155
6.9%
9.1%
35.0% or more
9,518
56.6%
43.2%
Not Computed
1,986
NR
NR

Macon, GA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
14,679
 
75,075,700
Less then $50,000
2,672
18.2%
9.0%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,859
39.9%
9.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,991
20.4%
16.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,533
10.4%
15.2%
$200,000 to $299,999
773
5.3%
18.3%
$300,000 to $499,999
604
4.1%
15.6%
$500,000 to $999,999
204
1.4%
8.2%
$1,000,000 or more
43
0.3%
2.1%
Median (Dollars)
87,400
 
176,700