Macon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 5,436 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Macon is the 125th largest community in Missouri.
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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macon who work in office and administrative support (11.39%), food service (8.15%), and sales jobs (6.88%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.11 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Macon citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Macon have a college degree.
The per capita income in Macon in 2010 was $17,866, which is lower middle income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,464 for a family of four.
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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Macon include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Macon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.