Macon, Missouri Population 2020

5,411

Macon is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 5,411, it is the 126th largest city in Missouri and the 4535th largest city in the United States. Macon is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually but its population has decreased by -1.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,471 in 2010. Macon reached it's highest population of 5,680 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Macon has a population density of 902 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macon is $48,935 with a poverty rate of 16.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $478 per month, and the median house value is $93,600. The median age in Macon is 38.2 years, 39.6 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.0 males.

Macon Demographics

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

  • White: 87.92%
  • Two or more races: 4.93%
  • Black or African American: 4.26%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Missouri is 5,411, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,355.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,471.

Macon, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,72987.92%
Two or More Races2654.93%
Black or African American2294.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native671.25%
Asian591.10%
Some Other Race300.56%

Macon Population Pyramid 2020

Macon Median Age

38.2


Total

39.6


Male

37.3


Female

Macon Adults

There are 3,979 adults, (1,336 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

103.5

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

2,907

54.04%

Male

2,472

45.96%

Macon Households and Families

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.7%14.3%
Married81.1%18.9%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female13.5%86.5%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0772.4758.9
Married9033.1781.1
Non Family8601.245.2
Female2303.7613.5
Male844.5585.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2105.77%
9th to 12th Grade3579.81%
High School Graduate1,37437.75%
Some College75820.82%
Associates Degree2185.99%
Bachelors Degree54915.08%
Graduate Degree1744.78%

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3462,876691
Black1689915
Multiple Races7762
Hispanic7171
Other Race1919
Asian171111
Native American1366

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 64.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,629$38,163$21,306
Less Than High School$22,560$26,023$14,118
High School Grad$25,883$39,915$18,827
Some College$29,602$32,955$21,161
Bachelors Degree$30,074$31,944$29,744
Graduate Degree$38,365$55,781$37,679

$28,629

Average Earnings

$38,163

Average Male

$21,306

Average Female

Macon Language

Macon Language by Age

Macon Language

97.45% of Macon residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Macon Poverty

Macon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,48852111.61%
Multiple26514153.21%
Native676191.04%
Black2256026.67%
Asian595491.53%
Hispanic1323224.24%

16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Asian, with 91.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 11.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.04%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.99%
High School11.90%
Some College9.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.48%
Female Unemployed23.47%
Female Employed14.27%
Male Employed5.34%

Macon Income

Macon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,613$48,935
Families$53,198$58,209
Married Families$57,750-
Non Families$26,630$33,633

Macon Marital Status

Macon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon Married by Age and Sex

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

Macon Veterans

512

Number of Veterans

496

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
Second Gulf War118
Korea79
First Gulf War78
World War II37
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74149
75+140
55 to 6499
18 to 3466
35 to 5458
Name Veterans % of Total
White46712.97%
Black3718.59%
2 or More86.15%

$Macon Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Employment Status

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Macon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.42%

Born in Missouri

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.55% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 75.42% having been born in Missouri. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,411280.52%
20195,383280.52%
20185,355-23-0.43%
20175,378280.52%
20165,350-43-0.80%
20155,393-60-1.10%
20145,453-9-0.16%
20135,462-27-0.49%
20125,489340.62%
20115,455-27-0.49%
20105,482-56-0.10%
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%