Macon County, Georgia Population 2020

Macon County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,927 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Georgia is the 116th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,927-108-0.83%
201913,035-108-0.82%
201813,143-108-0.82%
201713,251-236-1.75%
201613,487-208-1.52%
201513,695-127-0.92%
201413,822-154-1.10%
201313,976-322-2.25%
201214,298-157-1.09%
201114,455-190-1.30%
201014,6451,53111.67%
199013,114-889-6.35%
198014,0031,0708.27%
197012,933-237-1.80%
196013,170-1,043-7.34%
195014,213-1,734-10.87%
194015,947-696-4.18%
193016,643-1,024-5.80%
192017,6672,65117.65%
191015,0169236.55%
190014,0939106.90%
189013,1831,50812.92%
188011,6752171.89%
187011,4583,00935.61%
18608,4491,39719.81%
18507,0522,00739.78%
18405,0450.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.83%
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Founded
December 14, 1837
County Seat

Macon County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,17160.62%
White4,70534.90%
Some Other Race3422.54%
Two or More Races1711.27%
Asian630.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Macon County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

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Macon County, Georgia Median Age

40.2


Total

37.1


Male

43.3


Female

Macon County, Georgia Adults

There are 10,850 adults, (2,154 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Georgia.

Macon County, Georgia Age Dependency

55

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,138

45.53%

Male

7,342

54.47%

Macon County, Georgia Households and Families

Macon County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All65%35%
Non Family60.4%39.6%
Male60.4%39.6%
Female44.1%55.9%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6732.4665
Married1,7833.0480.9
Non Family1,6541.0860.4
Female9283.7144.1
Male3082.8260.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Macon County, Georgia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7367.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,86819.55%
High School Graduate3,25934.10%
Some College2,30424.11%
Associates Degree5705.96%
Bachelors Degree4474.68%
Graduate Degree3733.90%
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Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,7994,026304
White3,3482,667479
Hispanic26216226
Other Race10060
Asian5129
Multiple Races512414
Native American1313
Islander1

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 multiple races people with a rate of 27.45%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,683$38,604$20,492
Less Than High School$20,743$27,031$12,317
High School Grad$27,146$40,964$17,314
Some College$29,643$39,625$26,276
Bachelors Degree$35,268$39,722$
Graduate Degree$47,955$63,750$32,188

$27,683

Average Earnings

$38,604

Average Male

$20,492

Average Female

Macon County, Georgia Language

Macon County, Georgia Language by Age

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Macon County, Georgia Language

92.84% of Macon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.73% of the population.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty

Macon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,7112,40935.90%
Hispanic49034069.39%
Other33730189.32%
White3,9842897.25%
Multiple13610.74%

27.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.22%

Male Poverty Rate

29.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Other, with 89.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Multiple, with 0.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.87%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.27%
High School23.16%
Some College21.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.36%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.08%
Female Unemployed51.13%
Female Employed16.40%
Male Employed9.53%

Macon County, Georgia Income

Macon County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,999$42,162
Families$41,182$51,468
Married Families$52,259-
Non Families$14,224$23,431
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Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Macon County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Georgia Veterans

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784

Number of Veterans

761

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War77
Korea48
World War II22
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74253
35 to 54217
55 to 64152
75+109
18 to 3453
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4496.77%
White3278.30%
Other86.50%
Hispanic51.40%

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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19.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Georgia Employment Status

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45%

Labor Force Participation

39.6%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

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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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81.23%

Born in Georgia

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.13% of Macon County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 81.23% having been born in Georgia. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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