Macon County, Georgia Population 2022

Macon County, Georgia's estimated population is 12,308 with a growth rate of -1.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Georgia is the 116th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 14,645 and has seen a growth of -15.96% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18405,0450.00%
18507,0522,00739.78%
18608,4491,39719.81%
187011,4583,00935.61%
188011,6752171.89%
189013,1831,50812.92%
190014,0939106.90%
191015,0169236.55%
192017,6672,65117.65%
193016,643-1,024-5.80%
194015,947-696-4.18%
195014,213-1,734-10.87%
196013,170-1,043-7.34%
197012,933-237-1.80%
198014,0031,0708.27%
199013,114-889-6.35%
201014,6451,53111.67%
201114,454-191-1.30%
201214,301-153-1.06%
201313,976-325-2.27%
201413,819-157-1.12%
201513,688-131-0.95%
201613,478-210-1.53%
201713,254-224-1.66%
201813,160-94-0.71%
201912,947-213-1.62%
202012,734-213-1.65%
202112,521-213-1.67%
202212,308-213-1.70%
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Macon County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,40033.57%
Black or African American8,11161.88%
Asian110.08%
Some Other Race4583.49%
Two or More Races1270.97%
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Macon County, Georgia Population by Race

Macon County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Macon County, Georgia Median Age

40


Total

37.9


Male

42.4


Female

Macon County, Georgia Adults

There are 10,626 adults, (2,245 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Georgia.

Macon County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

6,160

47.00%

Male

6,947

53.00%

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
Married78.5%21.5%
Male63.6%36.4%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female34.1%65.9%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Macon County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6482.3761.4
Married1,7242.8678.5
Male2312.4163.6
Female9613.7534.1
Non Family1,7321.159.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Macon County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7808.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,82119.37%
High School Graduate3,05132.46%
Some College2,26024.04%
Associates Degree5385.72%
Bachelors Degree5826.19%
Graduate Degree3683.91%
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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
White3,2112,659614
2+ Races898715
Black5,8783,946321
Hispanic220116
Other Race10735
Asian11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 97.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.12%.

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,647$36,667$22,464
Less Than 9th Grade$25,579$26,925$21,346
High School Graduate$23,750$29,907$20,971
Some College$33,038$43,938$27,588
Bachelors Degree$39,219$43,958$
Graduate Degree$34,850$$34,450

$28,647

Average Earnings

$36,667

Average Male

$22,464

Average Female

Macon County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Georgia Language by Age

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Macon County, Georgia Language

93.17% of Macon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Macon County, Georgia Language

Macon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,5372,28234.91%
White3,6952456.63%
Other431NaN%
Hispanic50640479.84%
Multiple6546.15%

28.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.79%

Male Poverty Rate

32.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Black, with 34.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Multiple, with 6.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.26%.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.66%
High School22.42%
Some College16.38%
Bachelors or Greater8.35%

Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.60%
Male Unemployed28.26%
Female Employed17.61%
Female Unemployed48.11%

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$31,910$54,472
Families$46,380$58,759
Married Families$59,722-
Non Families$14,877$46,703
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Income by Household Type

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

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 35-44.

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

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542

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War54
First Gulf War112
Vietnam270
Korea42
World War II

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 54110
55 to 64137
65 to 74206
75+82

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2486.53%
Black2884.37%
Other Race65.22%
Hispanic61.67%

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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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83.06%

Born in Macon County, Georgia

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.75% of Macon County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 83.06% having been born in Georgia. 1.13% 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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