Macon, GA
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Macon profile

Living in Macon

Macon is a relatively large city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 157,346 people and 53 constituent neighborhoods, Macon is the fourth largest community in Georgia.

Macon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Macon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macon who work in sales jobs (12.32%), office and administrative support (11.84%), and management occupations (7.71%).

In terms of college education, Macon is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.31% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Macon in 2018 was $25,519, 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 $102,076 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.