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, 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 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 (11.49%), sales jobs (8.28%), and food service (7.01%).
One of the benefits of Macon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Macon is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.65% of adults 25 and older in Macon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Macon in 2010 was $18,110, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,440 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 English, Irish, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Macon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.