Macon County, Georgia Population 2024

11,631

Macon County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 11,631 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, Georgia is the 117th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 14,644 and has seen a growth of -20.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,296-67-0.59%
202811,363-67-0.59%
202711,430-67-0.58%
202611,497-67-0.58%
202511,564-67-0.58%
202411,631-67-0.57%
202311,698-67-0.57%
202211,765-67-0.57%
202111,832-189-1.57%
202012,021-913-7.06%
201912,934-219-1.67%
201813,153-102-0.77%
201713,255-228-1.69%
201613,483-206-1.5%
201513,689-133-0.96%
201413,822-151-1.08%
201313,973-324-2.27%
201214,297-155-1.07%
201114,452-192-1.31%
201014,644
199013,114-889-6.35%
198014,0031,0708.27%
197012,933-237-1.8%
196013,170-1,043-7.34%
195014,213-1,734-10.87%
194015,947-696-4.18%
193016,643-1,024-5.8%
192017,6672,65117.65%
191015,0169236.55%
190014,0939106.9%
189013,1831,50812.92%
188011,6752171.89%
187011,4583,00935.61%
18608,4491,39719.81%
18507,0522,00739.78%
18405,045-6,251-55.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.57% (-67)
County Website
Macon County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
14,644
Area
401 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-20.57% (-3,013)
Founded
December 14, 1837

Macon County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American7,27760.15%
White4,11534.01%
Other race3843.17%
Two or more races2171.79%
Asian950.79%
Native American110.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Macon County, Georgia Population by Race

Macon County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Macon County, Georgia Median Age

40.1

Total

37.7

Male

43.3

Female

Macon County, Georgia Adults

There are 9,805 adults, (2,170 of whom are seniors) in Macon County, Georgia.

Macon County, Georgia Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Macon County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female5,49545.42%
Male6,60454.58%

Macon County, Georgia Population by Age

Macon County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,9852.5362.337.7
Non Family1,6121.0958.641.4
Married1,3113.1483.816.2
Female8244.2734.265.8
Male2382.9866.433.6
showing: 5 rows

3.48

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Macon County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Macon County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,255

Average Earnings

$36,045

Average Male

$28,183

Average Female

Macon County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Macon County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Macon County, Georgia Language

94.67% of Macon County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.42% of the population.

Macon County, Georgia Language

Macon County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5,8182,01034.55%
White3,55747613.38%
Hispanic5348215.36%
Other3574813.45%
Multiple1313526.72%
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26.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.15%

Male Poverty Rate

30.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Macon County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is Black, with 34.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, Georgia is White, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.33%.

Macon County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.74%
High School26.93%
Some College22.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.7%
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Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.8%
Female Employed14.53%
Male Unemployed9.74%
Male Employed7.55%
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Macon County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Macon County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Macon County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Macon County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Macon County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

544

Number of Veterans

508

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Macon County, Georgia Veterans by War

count

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Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Macon County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Macon County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Macon County, Georgia 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

82.87%

Born in Macon County, Georgia

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Macon County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 82.87% having been born in Georgia. 1.84% 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

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