Macon County, Alabama Population 2022

Macon County, Alabama's estimated population is 17,309 with a growth rate of -1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Alabama is the 50th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 21,505 and has seen a growth of -19.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
184011,2470.00%
185026,89815,651139.16%
186026,802-96-0.36%
187017,727-9,075-33.86%
188017,371-356-2.01%
189018,4391,0686.15%
190023,1264,68725.42%
191026,0492,92312.64%
192023,561-2,488-9.55%
193027,1033,54215.03%
194027,6545512.03%
195030,5612,90710.51%
196026,717-3,844-12.58%
197024,841-1,876-7.02%
198026,8291,9888.00%
199024,928-1,901-7.09%
201021,505-3,423-13.73%
201121,284-221-1.03%
201220,608-676-3.18%
201320,021-587-2.85%
201419,641-380-1.90%
201519,296-345-1.76%
201619,060-236-1.22%
201718,793-267-1.40%
201818,321-472-2.51%
201918,068-253-1.38%
202017,815-253-1.40%
202117,562-253-1.42%
202217,309-253-1.44%
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Macon County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,00016.27%
Black or African American15,16282.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.08%
Asian360.20%
Some Other Race120.07%
Two or More Races2121.15%
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Macon County, Alabama Population by Race

Macon County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon County, Alabama Median Age

38.7


Total

38.1


Male

39.9


Female

Macon County, Alabama Adults

There are 15,248 adults, (3,672 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Alabama.

Macon County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,041

54.46%

Male

8,396

45.54%

Macon County, Alabama Population by Age

Macon County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
Male69.1%30.9%
All64.8%35.2%
Non Family55%45%
Female45.5%54.5%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5922.1464.8
Married2,6522.8486.2
Male3562.9769.1
Female1,4392.8245.5
Non Family3,1451.1455

2.78

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4513.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,51012.66%
High School Graduate3,65230.61%
Some College2,91624.44%
Associates Degree9608.05%
Bachelors Degree1,31211.00%
Graduate Degree1,1319.48%
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Macon County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races11611697
Native American15156
Hispanic21148
White2,2122,030559
Black9,5467,7791,773
Other Race1212
Asian2311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.62%.

Macon County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,359$35,123$26,451
Less Than 9th Grade$25,191$25,691$22,857
High School Graduate$29,000$32,821$23,772
Some College$25,955$34,427$23,816
Bachelors Degree$46,762$48,375$44,722
Graduate Degree$48,750$54,107$40,893

$30,359

Average Earnings

$35,123

Average Male

$26,451

Average Female

Macon County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Alabama Language by Age

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Macon County, Alabama Language

98.03% of Macon County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Macon County, Alabama Language

Macon County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian231252.17%
Black13,1043,43526.21%
Hispanic46715.22%
White2,78231411.29%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2102110.00%

23.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.69%

Male Poverty Rate

24.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Alabama is Asian, with 52.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Alabama is Multiple, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.03%.

Macon County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.04%
High School22.13%
Some College16.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%

Macon County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed13.13%
Male Unemployed29.36%
Female Employed11.68%
Female Unemployed72.15%

Macon County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,450$53,763
Families$49,893$69,037
Married Families$70,056-
Non Families$23,002$30,334
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Macon County, Alabama 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 County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,339

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War182
First Gulf War267
Vietnam590
Korea87
World War II15

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3450
35 to 54203
55 to 64337
65 to 74460
75+289

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41616.65%
Black8266.61%
Native American213.33%
Asian513.89%
2+ Races9064.75%
Hispanic812.90%

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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8.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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51.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Macon County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Macon County, Alabama 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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76.22%

Born in Macon County, Alabama

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Macon County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 76.22% having been born in Alabama. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Macon County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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