Macon County Population 2017

Macon County's estimated population is 34,376 with a growth rate of 0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County is the 68th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201634,3762260.66%
201534,1503120.92%
201433,838650.19%
201333,773-47-0.14%
201233,820-28-0.08%
201133,848-86-0.25%
201033,93410,43544.41%
199023,4993,32116.46%
198020,1784,39027.81%
197015,7888535.71%
196014,935-1,239-7.66%
195016,1742941.85%
194015,8802,20816.15%
193013,6727856.09%
192012,8876965.71%
191012,191870.72%
190012,1042,00219.82%
189010,1022,03825.27%
18808,0641,44921.90%
18706,61561110.18%
18606,004-385-6.03%
18506,3891,52031.22%
18404,869-464-8.70%
18305,3330.00%

Macon County Population Growth

Population Data via

Macon County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White32,63794.94%
Black or African American5581.62%
Two or More Races3841.12%
Asian2880.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2660.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.05%

Macon County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Macon County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Franklin39023993912.33%
Highlands924941171.84%
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