Macon, Missouri Population 2022

5,455
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Macon is a city located in Macon County Missouri. Macon has a 2020 population of 5,455. It is also the county seat of Macon County. Macon is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,457 in 2010.

The average household income in Macon is $48,766 with a poverty rate of 15.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $93,300. 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: 87.89%
  • Two or more races: 5.32%
  • Black or African American: 3.92%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Missouri is 5,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,457.

Macon, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,70887.89%
Black or African American2103.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.95%
Asian791.47%
Some Other Race240.45%
Two or More Races2855.32%
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Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon Median Age

40.8


Total

40.3


Male

41


Female

Macon Adults

There are 4,090 adults, (1,340 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

2,808

52.42%

Male

2,549

47.58%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
Male77.8%22.2%
All57.4%42.6%
Non Family45.5%54.5%
Female14.7%85.3%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2472.2857.4
Married9743.278.3
Male543.7277.8
Female2253.0914.7
Non Family9941.1245.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Macon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2055.55%
9th to 12th Grade3389.15%
High School Graduate1,45239.31%
Some College61416.62%
Associates Degree3609.75%
Bachelors Degree49713.45%
Graduate Degree2286.17%
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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
Asian201010
Black18817047
White3,4152,910659
2+ Races51479
Other Race1111
Hispanic4747
Native American93

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 50.00%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,889$34,848$21,709
Less Than 9th Grade$$32,717$15,388
High School Graduate$26,282$38,304$23,571
Some College$31,547$37,375$24,545
Bachelors Degree$22,222$34,267$6,736
Graduate Degree$33,625$43,229$27,333

$27,889

Average Earnings

$34,848

Average Male

$21,709

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

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Macon Language

97.30% of Macon residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native5151100.00%
Asian796379.75%
Multiple28515454.04%
Black2105124.29%
White4,45349311.07%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1181512.71%

15.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

13.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is Hispanic, with 12.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.09%.

Macon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.65%
High School15.29%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.11%
Male Unemployed31.82%
Female Employed12.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,974$48,752
Families$53,808$60,697
Married Families$60,370-
Non Families$26,563$32,415
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Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

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 35-44, 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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403

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War105
First Gulf War87
Vietnam121
Korea94
World War II13

Macon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3461
35 to 5458
55 to 6426
65 to 74133
75+125

Macon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38910.46%
Black146.90%

Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

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7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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75.43%

Born in Macon

97.76%

Native Born

2.24%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.76% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 75.43% having been born in Missouri. 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703,6780.00%
18803,046-632-1.87%
18903,3713251.02%
19004,0686971.90%
19103,584-484-1.26%
19203,549-35-0.10%
19303,8513020.82%
19404,2063550.89%
19504,152-54-0.13%
19604,5473950.91%
19705,3017541.55%
19805,6803790.69%
19905,571-109-0.19%
20005,538-33-0.06%
20105,471-67-0.12%
20115,470-1-0.02%
20125,469-1-0.02%
20135,468-1-0.02%
20145,467-1-0.02%
20155,466-1-0.02%
20165,465-1-0.02%
20175,464-1-0.02%
20185,463-1-0.02%
20195,462-1-0.02%
20205,457-5-0.09%
20215,456-1-0.02%
20225,455-1-0.02%

Macon Population by Year