Macon County, Alabama Population 2018

Macon County, Alabama's estimated population is 18,755 with a growth rate of -4.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Alabama is the 50th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,755-929-4.72%
201619,6846123.21%
201619,072-232-1.20%
201519,304-336-1.71%
201419,640-381-1.90%
201320,021-582-2.82%
201220,603-681-3.20%
201121,284-222-1.03%
201021,506-3,422-13.73%
199024,928-1,901-7.09%
198026,8291,9888.00%
197024,841-1,876-7.02%
196026,717-3,844-12.58%
195030,5612,90710.51%
194027,6545512.03%
193027,1033,54215.03%
192023,561-2,488-9.55%
191026,0492,92312.64%
190023,1264,68725.42%
189018,4391,0686.15%
188017,371-356-2.01%
187017,727-9,075-33.86%
186026,802-96-0.36%
185026,89815,651139.16%
184011,2470.00%

Macon County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American16,162
White3,106
Some Other Race175
Two or More Races132
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Asian44

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Macon County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Macon County, Alabama Median Age

38.2


Total

36


Male

39.4


Female

Macon County, Alabama Adults

There are 16,141 adults, (3,287 of which are seniors) in Macon County, Alabama.

Macon County, Alabama Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,612

53.91%

Male

9,072

46.09%

Macon County, Alabama Households and Families

Macon County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macon County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All66%34%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female53%47%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9152.266
Non Family3,3041.1659.4
Married2,3292.9186.6
Female1,8833.0353
Male3992.7561.9

2.85

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macon County, Alabama Households

Macon County, Alabama Education

Macon County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7536.07%
9th to 12th Grade1,67213.47%
High School Graduate3,87431.21%
Some College2,87323.14%
Associates Degree7546.07%
Bachelors Degree1,36911.03%
Graduate Degree1,1199.01%

Macon County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black9,8837,8421,913
White2,2711,965511
Hispanic1648360
Other Race9142
Multiple Races52368
Native American49364
Asian22226

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.59%.

Macon County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,636$30,704$25,508
Less Than High School$21,436$22,976$17,841
High School Grad$24,896$26,183$23,690
Some College$27,651$31,729$23,239
Bachelors Degree$33,349$34,896$32,896
Graduate Degree$56,950$64,722$49,208

$27,636

Average Earnings

$30,704

Average Male

$25,508

Average Female

Macon County, Alabama Language

Macon County, Alabama Language by Age

Macon County, Alabama Language

96.41% of Macon County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Macon County, Alabama Poverty

Macon County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,0123,80727.17%
White2,96149816.82%
Hispanic2849834.51%
Other1638552.15%
Asian442250.00%
Multiple851720.00%

25.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Alabama is Other, with 52.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Alabama is White, with 16.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.63%.

Macon County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.49%
High School21.66%
Some College17.44%
Bachelors or Greater11.79%

Macon County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.43%
Female Unemployed47.83%
Female Employed15.18%
Male Employed10.04%

Macon County, Alabama Income

Macon County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,390$44,473
Families$41,990$55,167
Married Families$60,434$
Non Families$19,306$27,091

Macon County, Alabama Marital Status

Macon County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

30.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Macon County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Macon County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Macon County, Alabama Veterans

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by War

1,455

Number of Veterans

1,266

Male Veterans

189

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam639
First Gulf War261
Second Gulf War184
Korea125
World War II50

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64433
35 to 54343
65 to 74338
75+271
18 to 3470

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,0678.10%
White36413.74%
Hispanic2812.67%
Indian1938.78%
Asian511.36%

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Education

12.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Alabama Employment Status

Macon County, Alabama Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Alabama Employment by Race

Macon County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Macon County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tuskegee98188722-1096-11.16%
Notasulga 965850-115-11.92%
Shorter472427-45-9.53%
Franklin149132-17-11.41%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990