Macedon, NY

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Macedon profile

Living in Macedon

Macedon is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,462 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Macedon is the 646th largest community in New York.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Macedon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Macedon is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Macedon who work in sales jobs (11.31%), office and administrative support (11.20%), and management occupations (8.40%).

Also of interest is that Macedon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Macedon who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.33% of adults in Macedon have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Macedon in 2018 was $31,198, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,792 for a family of four. However, Macedon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Macedon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Macedon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Macedon include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.

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