Macon, Missouri Population 2021

5,319
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Macon is a city located in Macon County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Macon County. With a 2020 population of 5,319, it is the 126th largest city in Missouri and the 4599th largest city in the United States . Macon is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,471 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Macon has a population density of 887 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macon is $48,766 with a poverty rate of 15.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Macon is 38.3 years, 38.8 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Macon Demographics

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

  • White: 87.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Native American: 1.47%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Missouri is 5,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,319.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,471.

Macon, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,68887.50%
Two or More Races2464.59%
Black or African American2434.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native791.47%
Asian721.34%
Some Other Race300.56%
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Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid $2021

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Macon Median Age

38.3


Total

38.8


Male

37.7


Female

Macon Adults

There are 3,966 adults, (1,373 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

106.6

Age Dependency Ratio

53

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

2,852

53.23%

Male

2,506

46.77%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.4%84.6%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
All59.5%40.5%
Married80.7%19.3%
Male87.2%12.8%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1372.459.5
Non Family9771.1746.8
Married8873.2180.7
Female1953.9915.4
Male784.6387.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Macon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2376.49%
9th to 12th Grade3509.58%
High School Graduate1,41338.68%
Some College65417.90%
Associates Degree2647.23%
Bachelors Degree54714.97%
Graduate Degree1885.15%
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Macon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3372,840678
Black19412739
Hispanic7373
2+ Races7162
Other Race1919
Native American1688
Asian161010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,934$35,250$23,988
Less Than 9th Grade$23,036$32,083$14,310
High School Graduate$26,000$38,575$20,597
Some College$30,580$31,957$26,500
Bachelors Degree$30,141$$30,203
Graduate Degree$39,615$64,792$35,417

$28,934

Average Earnings

$35,250

Average Male

$23,988

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

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Macon Language

96.89% of Macon residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,43050111.31%
Multiple24611647.15%
Native797189.87%
Asian725373.61%
Black2383715.55%
Hispanic1411611.35%

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.28%

Male Poverty Rate

14.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Native, with 89.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 11.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.23%.

Macon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.56%
High School11.32%
Some College8.40%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.91%
Female Employed11.88%
Female Unemployed5.71%
Male Employed5.65%

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,991$48,766
Families$52,902$60,111
Married Families$56,597-
Non Families$26,378$33,393
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Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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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452

Number of Veterans

446

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam133
Second Gulf War117
Korea98
First Gulf War72
World War II15

Macon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74139
75+131
18 to 3470
35 to 5464
55 to 6448

Macon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41311.58%
Black3917.49%

Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

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4.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

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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76.48%

Born in Macon

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.34%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 76.48% having been born in Missouri. 1.34% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,319-11-0.21%
20205,330-11-0.21%
20195,341-11-0.21%
20185,352-25-0.46%
20175,377300.56%
20165,347-42-0.78%
20155,389-61-1.12%
20145,450-8-0.15%
20135,458-30-0.55%
20125,488330.60%
20115,455-26-0.47%
20105,481-57-0.10%
20005,538-33-0.06%
19905,571-109-0.19%
19805,6803790.69%
19705,3017541.55%
19604,5473950.91%
19504,152-54-0.13%
19404,2063550.89%
19303,8513020.82%
19203,549-35-0.10%
19103,584-484-1.26%
19004,0686971.90%
18903,3713251.02%
18803,046-632-1.87%
18703,6780.00%

Macon Population by Year