Macon is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 153,095 people and 45 constituent neighborhoods, Macon is the seventh largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Macon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Macon is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Macon who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), sales jobs (12.46%), and healthcare (7.85%).
The education level of Macon citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.98% of adults in Macon have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Macon in 2010 was $23,496, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,984 for a family of four. However, Macon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Macon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Macon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Macon residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Macon include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Macon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.