Macon County, North Carolina's estimated population is 37,610 with a growth rate of 1.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Macon County, North Carolina is the 68th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 33,959 and has seen a growth of 10.75% since this time.
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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 asian people with a rate of 32.20%.
92.97% of Macon County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 7.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Macon County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 34.50% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Macon County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Macon County, North Carolina
94.96% of Macon County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 45.61% having been born in North Carolina. 3.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.