Macon, Mississippi Population 2021

2,349
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Macon is a city located in Noxubee County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Noxubee County. With a 2020 population of 2,349, it is the 91st largest city in Mississippi and the 7047th largest city in the United States . Macon is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -15.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,768 in 2010. Macon reached it's highest population of 2,730 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Macon has a population density of 613 people per square mile.

The average household income in Macon is $56,121 with a poverty rate of 45.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $82,900. The median age in Macon is 30.4 years, 29 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Macon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 77.32%
  • White: 22.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Macon, Mississippi is 2,349 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,457.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,768.

Macon, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,34977.32%
White68922.68%
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Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid $2021

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Macon Median Age

30.4


Total

29


Male

32.6


Female

Macon Adults

There are 2,079 adults, (394 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

80.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female

1,533

50.46%

Male

1,505

49.54%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
Male74.2%25.8%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
All57.4%42.6%
Female26.2%73.8%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1102.6557.4
Non Family3861.0257.8
Female3594.2926.2
Married3342.7188.9
Male313.0674.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Macon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade884.92%
9th to 12th Grade29916.70%
High School Graduate59333.13%
Some College33818.88%
Associates Degree1216.76%
Bachelors Degree29516.48%
Graduate Degree563.13%
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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
Black1,17082072
White599563279
Hispanic2120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.58%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,885$35,208$23,185
Less Than 9th Grade$$47,862$
High School Graduate$22,583$28,507$13,536
Some College$25,368$$23,229
Bachelors Degree$58,539$78,295$57,581
Graduate Degree$32,031$$50,089

$27,885

Average Earnings

$35,208

Average Male

$23,185

Average Female

Macon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon Language by Age

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Macon Language

99.42% of Macon residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3021,28555.82%
White581427.23%

45.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.15%

Male Poverty Rate

47.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Black, with 55.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 7.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.93%.

Macon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.34%
High School41.80%
Some College15.32%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed42.42%
Female Employed21.92%
Male Employed9.17%

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,750$56,121
Families$30,417$65,139
Married Families$77,857-
Non Families$17,102$33,932
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Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Macon Marital Status by Race

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Macon Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
Korea9
First Gulf War6
World War II
Second Gulf War

Macon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
55 to 6411
75+9
35 to 54
18 to 34

Macon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black251.73%
White192.98%
Hispanic419.05%

Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

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13.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

8.1%

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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90.42%

Born in Macon

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.53%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 90.42% having been born in Mississippi. 0.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Macon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,349-36-1.51%
20202,385-36-1.49%
20192,421-36-1.47%
20182,457-42-1.68%
20172,499-46-1.81%
20162,545-19-0.74%
20152,564-46-1.76%
20142,610-1-0.04%
20132,611-28-1.06%
20122,639-41-1.53%
20112,680-50-1.83%
20102,7301180.11%
19702,612450.17%
19602,5670.00%

Macon Population by Year