Macon, Georgia Population 2022

156,180
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Macon is a city located in Bibb County Georgia. Macon has a 2022 population of 156,180. It is also the county seat of Bibb County. Macon is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 157,346 in 2020.

The average household income in Macon is $63,566 with a poverty rate of 25.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Macon is 36.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Macon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maconwas:

  • Black or African American: 54.28%
  • White: 39.28%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Macon, Georgia is 156,180 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 157,346.

Macon, Georgia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Macon Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon Median Age

36.3


Total

34.1


Male

38


Female

Macon Adults

There are 115,799 adults, (23,886 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

81,148

53.03%

Male

71,878

46.97%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon Household Types

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon Households and Families

3.33

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Macon Households by Type

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Macon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.23%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,140

Average Earnings

$38,706

Average Male

$29,120

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

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Macon Language

94.75% of Macon residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

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25.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.40%

Male Poverty Rate

27.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Black, with 33.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.36%.

Macon Poverty

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Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon Married by Age and Sex

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Macon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Macon Marital Status by Race

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Macon Marital Status

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8,870

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Macon Veterans by War

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Macon Veterans by Age

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Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

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11.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Macon Employment by Age

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Macon Employment by Race

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Macon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.61%

Born in Macon

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 75.61% having been born in Georgia. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Macon Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Macon Population by Year