Macon, GA

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Living in Macon

Macon is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 157,346 people and 45 constituent neighborhoods, Macon is the seventh largest community in Georgia.

Unlike some cities, Macon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Macon are a mix 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 sales jobs (12.65%), office and administrative support (11.39%), and food service (8.42%).

The citizens of Macon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.31% of adults in Macon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Macon in 2018 was $25,609, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,436 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 European.

The most common language spoken in Macon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.