Macon, Mississippi Population 2024

2,402

Macon is a city located in Noxubee County and Winston County Mississippi. Macon has a 2024 population of 2,402. It is also the county seat of Noxubee County. Macon is currently declining at a rate of -1.56% annually and its population has decreased by -6.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,556 in 2020.

The average household income in Macon is $50,328 with a poverty rate of 32.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Macon is 33.3 years, 31.3 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

Macon Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.27%
  • White: 15.21%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
627.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.03% (-154)
The current population of Macon, Mississippi is 2,402 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,556.

Macon, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,77584.27%
White50115.21%
Other race170.52%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Macon Population by Race

Macon Population Pyramid 2024

Macon Median Age

33.3

Total

31.3

Male

35.4

Female

Macon Adults

There are 2,332 adults, (416 of whom are seniors) in Macon.

Macon Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon Sex Ratio

Female1,72252.29%
Male1,57147.71%

Macon Population by Age

Macon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0782.9562.437.6
Married3533.7492.67.4
Female3433.7719.280.8
Non Family2821.097327
Male1002.597426

3.6

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Macon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1065.23%
9th to 12th Grade30214.89%
High School Graduate71835.4%
Some College45022.19%
Associates Degree1105.42%
Bachelors Degree24712.18%
Graduate Degree954.68%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,5781,239187
White424375155
Hispanic2660
Other Race1700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.56%.

Macon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,819$39,228$27,664
Less Than 9th Grade$0$38,169$0
High School Graduate$28,254$33,750$0
Some College$26,653$0$26,398
Bachelors Degree$67,472$91,123$65,889
Graduate Degree$40,833$0$0

$33,819

Average Earnings

$39,228

Average Male

$27,664

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

98.4% of Macon residents speak only English, while 1.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Macon Language

Macon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,73099936.59%
White430276.28%

32.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.37%

Male Poverty Rate

34.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon is Black, with 36.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.39%.

Macon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.69%
Less Than 9th Grade22.31%
Some College19.7%
Bachelors or Greater10.23%

Macon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed96.83%
Female Employed13.78%
Male Employed0%

Macon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$29,225$50,328
Families$41,090$58,095
Married Families$96,114$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,932$28,203

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Macon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.2%

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

Macon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Macon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

122

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam87
First Gulf War5
Korea4
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Macon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7492
55 to 6426
75+4
18 to 340
35 to 540

Macon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1075.8%
White153.19%
Hispanic623.08%

Macon Veterans by Race

Macon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

74.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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

92.83%

Born in Macon

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Macon residents were born in the United States, with 92.83% having been born in Mississippi. 0.52% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,209-39-1.73%
20282,248-38-1.66%
20272,286-39-1.68%
20262,325-38-1.61%
20252,363-39-1.62%
20242,402-38-1.56%
20232,440-39-1.57%
20222,479-39-1.55%
20212,518-38-1.49%
20202,5561245.1%
20192,432-36-1.46%
20182,468-41-1.63%
20172,509-45-1.76%
20162,554-17-0.66%
20152,571-46-1.76%
20142,617-1-0.04%
20132,618-27-1.02%
20122,645-39-1.45%
20112,684-50-1.83%
20102,7341224.67%
19702,612451.75%
19602,56700%

Macon Population by Year