Macon County, Georgia Population 2021

Macon County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,521 with a growth rate of -1.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Georgia is the 116th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 14,645 and has seen a growth of -14.50% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,521-213-1.67%
202012,734-213-1.65%
201912,947-213-1.62%
201813,160-94-0.71%
201713,254-224-1.66%
201613,478-210-1.53%
201513,688-131-0.95%
201413,819-157-1.12%
201313,976-325-2.27%
201214,301-153-1.06%
201114,454-191-1.30%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.67% (-213)
County Website
State
Founded
December 14, 1837
County Seat
2010 Population
14,645
Growth Since 2010
-14.50% (-2,124)
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Macon County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,17861.47%
White4,55834.26%
Some Other Race3932.95%
Two or More Races1230.92%
Asian520.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
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Macon County, Georgia Population by Race

Macon County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Macon County, Georgia Median Age

40.3


Total

37.2


Male

43.6


Female

Macon County, Georgia Adults

There are 10,751 adults, (2,201 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Georgia.

Macon County, Georgia Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,043

45.42%

Male

7,262

54.58%

Macon County, Georgia Population by Age

Macon County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Macon County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male38%62%
Female39.2%60.8%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
All64%36%
Married80.7%19.3%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6962.464
Married1,8272.9680.7
Non Family1,6631.163.9
Female9033.5939.2
Male3032.6538

3.08

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7117.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,80518.95%
High School Graduate3,31334.77%
Some College2,30524.19%
Associates Degree5585.86%
Bachelors Degree5085.33%
Graduate Degree3273.43%
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Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,8294,020274
White3,2642,708545
Hispanic302177
Other Race12874
2+ Races817616
Asian3818
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 19.75%.

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,431$37,225$21,213
Less Than 9th Grade$21,694$22,121$20,648
High School Graduate$27,218$40,787$18,080
Some College$30,742$41,827$26,958
Bachelors Degree$37,031$41,023$
Graduate Degree$48,314$$47,878

$29,431

Average Earnings

$37,225

Average Male

$21,213

Average Female

Macon County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Georgia Language by Age

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Macon County, Georgia Language

92.27% of Macon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 7.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Macon County, Georgia Language

Macon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6452,15032.36%
Hispanic51540378.25%
Other38734087.86%
White3,8982145.49%
Multiple6511.54%

25.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.55%

Male Poverty Rate

27.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Other, with 87.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Multiple, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.17%.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.08%
High School19.52%
Some College19.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%

Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed59.78%
Female Unemployed43.23%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed8.49%

Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,161$46,927
Families$43,750$54,308
Married Families$52,854-
Non Families$15,313$32,144
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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 Marital Status

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643

Number of Veterans

624

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam317
First Gulf War99
Korea50
Second Gulf War28
World War II27

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74259
35 to 54139
55 to 64123
75+116
18 to 346

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3515.30%
White2837.41%
Other Race95.63%
Hispanic61.69%

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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16.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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45.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Macon County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Macon County, Georgia 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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82.02%

Born in Macon County, Georgia

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of Macon County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 82.02% having been born in Georgia. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Macon County, Georgia 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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