Macon, Mississippi Population 2020

2,415

Macon is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,415, it is the 90th largest city in Mississippi and the 6940th largest city in the United States. Macon is currently declining at a rate of -1.43% annually and its population has decreased by -12.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,768 in 2010. Macon reached it's highest population of 2,743 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Macon has a population density of 631 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macon is $34,516 with a poverty rate of 45.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $526 per month, and the median house value is $59,900. The median age in Macon is 29.8 years, 27.8 years for males, and 33 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.9 males.

Macon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.39%
  • White: 17.37%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Mississippi is 2,415, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,485.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,768.

Macon, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,42982.39%
White51217.37%
Some Other Race70.24%

Macon Population Pyramid 2020

Macon Median Age

29.8


Total

27.8


Male

33


Female

Macon Adults

There are 2,039 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

1,453

49.29%

Male

1,495

50.71%

Macon Households and Families

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
Male68%32%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female35.1%64.9%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0082.8356.1
Female3904.4535.1
Non Family3641.0353.6
Married2292.9394.3
Male252.6468

3.72

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Macon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade885.12%
9th to 12th Grade33419.43%
High School Graduate58433.97%
Some College39322.86%
Associates Degree1156.69%
Bachelors Degree1116.46%
Graduate Degree945.47%

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,24887791
White452404114
Hispanic1916
Other Race2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,500$29,205$20,845
Less Than High School$29,688$31,875$
High School Grad$14,727$27,946$12,938
Some College$29,297$31,458$28,203
Bachelors Degree$35,329$$35,526
Graduate Degree$36,136$$36,477

$23,500

Average Earnings

$29,205

Average Male

$20,845

Average Female

Macon Language

Macon Language by Age

Macon Language

99.07% of Macon residents speak only English, while 0.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Macon Poverty

Macon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3851,25952.79%
White4084711.52%

45.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.00%

Male Poverty Rate

45.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Black, with 52.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School55.64%
High School47.85%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater8.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed91.21%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed29.88%
Male Employed16.99%

Macon Income

Macon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,786$34,516
Families$23,750$34,881
Married Families$46,563-
Non Families$17,449$29,668

Macon Marital Status

Macon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

23.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.2%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon Married by Age and Sex

Macon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Macon Marital Status by Race

Macon Veterans

53

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea25
Vietnam17
First Gulf War7
World War II
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+25
65 to 7418
55 to 6410
35 to 54
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White326.82%
Black211.34%

$Macon Veterans by Education

13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

11.7%

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

90.88%

Born in Mississippi

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 90.88% having been born in Mississippi. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,415-35-1.43%
20192,450-35-1.41%
20182,485-50-1.97%
20172,535-35-1.36%
20162,570-17-0.66%
20152,587-43-1.63%
20142,63010.04%
20132,629-24-0.90%
20122,653-39-1.45%
20112,692-51-1.86%
20102,7431310.12%
19702,612450.17%
19602,5670.00%