Macon, Missouri Population 2023

5,454

Macon is a city located in Macon County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Macon County. With a 2023 population of 5,454, it is the 135th largest city in Missouri and the 6265th largest city in the United States.Macon is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually and its population has decreased by -0.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,457 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Macon has a population density of 909 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macon is $48,766 with a poverty rate of 19.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Macon is 40.8 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Macon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Macon was:

  • 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 5,454 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 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid 2023

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

94.8

Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female2,80852.42%
Male2,54947.58%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.12

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Macon Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Macon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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 black people with a rate of 23.15%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$27,889

Average Earnings

$34,848

Average Male

$21,709

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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 0.98% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

rate

19.12%

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 566.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 12.84% 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

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Macon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

403

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Macon Veterans by War

Macon Veterans by Age

count

Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Macon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Macon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Macon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.05%

Born in Macon

95.97%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 74.05% having been born in Missouri. 1.36% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Macon Population by Year