Macon County, Georgia Population 2018

Macon County, Georgia's estimated population is 13,314 with a growth rate of -3.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Georgia is the 114th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201713,314-532-3.84%
201613,8463262.41%
201613,520-199-1.45%
201513,719-120-0.87%
201413,839-144-1.03%
201313,983-323-2.26%
201214,306-156-1.08%
201114,462-179-1.22%
201014,6411,52711.64%
199013,114-889-6.35%
198014,0031,0708.27%
197012,933-237-1.80%
196013,170-1,043-7.34%
195014,213-1,734-10.87%
194015,947-696-4.18%
193016,643-1,024-5.80%
192017,6672,65117.65%
191015,0169236.55%
190014,0939106.90%
189013,1831,50812.92%
188011,6752171.89%
187011,4583,00935.61%
18608,4491,39719.81%
18507,0522,00739.78%
18405,0450.00%

Macon County, Georgia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American8,188
White4,822
Some Other Race392
Asian233
Two or More Races143
American Indian and Alaska Native67
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Macon County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Macon County, Georgia Median Age

40.1


Total

38.2


Male

42.9


Female

Macon County, Georgia Adults

There are 11,049 adults, (1,994 of which are seniors) in Macon County, Georgia.

Macon County, Georgia Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,144

44.37%

Male

7,702

55.63%

Macon County, Georgia Households and Families

Macon County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macon County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All62.1%37.9%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female40%60%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Georgia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5462.6362.1
Married1,6633.4285.3
Non Family1,6271.1251.9
Female9833.6640
Male2733.2161.2

3.41

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macon County, Georgia Households

Macon County, Georgia Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7828.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,88319.66%
High School Graduate3,32734.74%
Some College2,21823.16%
Associates Degree5515.75%
Bachelors Degree5255.48%
Graduate Degree2923.05%

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,6083,932321
White3,4272,620414
Hispanic27315927
Asian14713747
Other Race14270
Multiple Races44
Native American412812
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.97%.

Macon County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,283$31,240$18,310
Less Than High School$12,541$13,914$9,800
High School Grad$20,259$27,019$17,549
Some College$24,661$43,750$22,760
Bachelors Degree$34,931$45,958$21,544
Graduate Degree$60,357$70,114$35,341

$22,283

Average Earnings

$31,240

Average Male

$18,310

Average Female

Macon County, Georgia Language

Macon County, Georgia Language by Age

Macon County, Georgia Language

91.79% of Macon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 8.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty

Macon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8643,01343.90%
Hispanic53039374.15%
White4,1053729.06%
Other39235991.58%
Multiple10110.99%

32.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.62%

Male Poverty Rate

36.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Other, with 91.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Multiple, with 0.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.78%.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School48.68%
High School28.51%
Some College23.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.80%
Male Unemployed46.38%
Female Employed20.08%
Male Employed12.67%

Macon County, Georgia Income

Macon County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,285$37,891
Families$38,120$46,931
Married Families$47,212$
Non Families$12,456$19,715

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Macon County, Georgia 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 55To64.

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Macon County, Georgia Veterans

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by War

803

Number of Veterans

783

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam302
First Gulf War144
Korea68
Second Gulf War67
World War II35

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54235
65 to 74199
55 to 64184
75+141
18 to 3444

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black4576.99%
White3308.14%
Indian1222.64%
Other42.41%

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

21.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Georgia Employment Status

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Age

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

16.9%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Race

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Macon County, Georgia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Montezuma34603142-318-9.19%
Marshallville14481312-136-9.39%
Oglethorpe13281194-134-10.09%
Ideal499456-43-8.62%
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