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Bibb County

Population in 2012: 91,234 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 

Males: 42,102  (46.1%)
Females: 49,132  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  33.3 years
Georgia median age:  40.0 years

Zip codes: 31201, 31204, 31206, 31207, 31210, 31211, 31213, 31217.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $24,824 (it was $27,405 in 2000)
Macon:

$24,824
Georgia:

$46,007
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $14,075

Macon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $86,000 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Macon:

$86,000
Georgia:

$147,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $122,405; Detached houses: $122,259; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,546; In 2-unit structures: $70,665; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,247; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $2,127,778; Mobile homes: $41,064

Median gross rent in 2011: $708.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 31201, 31204, 31206, 31210, 31211, 31216, 31217, 31220, 31297.

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  • Black alone - 61,768 (67.6%)
  • White alone - 25,296 (27.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2,264 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,069 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 683 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 146 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 97 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 28 (0.03%)

Races in Macon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Macon: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), United States (4.7%), German (3.9%), Scottish (1.4%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 55.8 square miles.

Population density: 1635 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Macon:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macon city:

  • Never married: 43.8%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2,000 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:  2.2%
Georgia:  9.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 387 registered sex offenders living in Macon, Georgia as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Macon to the number of sex offenders is 239 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,270 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $856 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (77.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (660.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Payne, GA (1.4 miles) , Swift Creek, GA (2.3 miles ), Rutland, GA (2.8 miles ), Lizella, GA (2.8 miles ), Gray-Griswold, GA (3.3 miles ), Gray, GA (3.7 miles ), Centerville, GA (3.8 miles ), Byron, GA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 381 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 149 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2010: 92 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $111,800

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 83.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -30,478 (-33.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,887 (62.0%)

Area code: 478

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Crime rates in Macon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 15181618162012221918221321
per 100,000 12.618.115.718.516.520.512.323.620.519.524.714.022.6
Rapes 74606346545853434128343341
per 100,000 62.160.261.947.355.859.454.446.144.330.338.135.744.2
Robberies 334275240229253332358302370342284246242
per 100,000 280.4276.1236.0235.5261.2340.1367.8324.0399.7370.5318.7265.8260.7
Assaults 418351319354367406430365454316368274279
per 100,000 350.9352.4313.7364.0378.9416.0441.7391.6490.4342.4412.9296.0300.5
Burglaries 2,2882,2912,2881,8812,0032,0282,3551,9791,9631,8142,1362,1541,828
per 100,000 1920.62300.22249.81934.12068.12077.72419.22123.32120.41965.42396.62327.31969.1
Thefts 6,9766,2726,2966,1816,4556,1245,8915,1664,9724,6794,5165,1044,371
per 100,000 5855.76297.16191.06355.56664.76274.26051.75542.65370.75069.45067.05514.64708.3
Auto thefts 1,2771,3231,2111,0101,0261,0651,240852823625625549500
per 100,000 1071.91328.31190.81038.51059.31091.11273.8914.1889.0677.1701.3593.2538.6
Arson 5760805450811157411380726256
per 100,000 47.860.278.755.551.683.0118.179.4122.186.780.867.060.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 662.8733.8693.3670.0705.8734.5756.5681.8706.7618.1663.8607.5570.3

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Crime rate in Macon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 357 (279 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
Georgia average:

2.77

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Macon, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -9,443 (-8.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (23%)
  • Other protective service workers (20%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (16%)
  • Accountants and auditors (15%)
  • Customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (9%)
  • Communications equipment operators (6%)
  • Other protective service workers (34%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (24%)
  • Accountants and auditors (22%)
  • Other food preparation and serving related workers (20%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Macon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Macon city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Macon-area historical earthquake activity is below Georgia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from Macon center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bibb County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jason Aldean - Singer, Ben Johnston (composer) - Composer, Ken Shamrock - Kickboxer, Gordon P. Saville - Air Force general, Nancy Grace - Prosecutor, Randy Crawford - Jazz and R&B singer, Jerry Pate - Professional golfer, Sidney Lanier - (1842-1881), novelist, Norm Nixon - Basketball player, Blue Moon Odom - Baseball player.

Main business address for: SECURITY BANK CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), IOS CAPITAL LLC (WHOLESALE-PAPER AND PAPER PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Macon:

  • COLISEUM MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 350 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • COLISEUM NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, 400 CHARTER BOULEVARD)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 777 HEMLOCK STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Macon, GA

Airports located in Macon:


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Amtrak station:

MACON (GREYHOUND STA., 65 SPRING ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Local government website: www.co.bibb.ga.us/development

Colleges/Universities in Macon:

  • Mercer University (Full-time enrollment: 6,184; Location: 1400 Coleman Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercer.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (FT enrollment: 3,913; Location: 3300 Macon Tech Dr; Public; Website: www.centralgatech.edu)
  • Macon State College (FT enrollment: 3,540; Location: 100 College Station Dr; Public; Website: www.maconstate.edu)
  • American Professional Institute (FT enrollment: 1,299; Location: 1990 Riverside Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.api.edu)
  • Wesleyan College (FT enrollment: 401; Location: 4760 Forsyth Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wesleyancollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Michael's School of Beauty (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 630 North Avenue Suite J; Private, for-profit; Website: michaelsschoolofbeauty.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Macon:

  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 20 miles; Warner Robins, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fort Valley State University (about 25 miles; Fort Valley, GA; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Georgia College & State University (about 30 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,505)
  • Gordon College (about 33 miles; Barnesville, GA; FT enrollment: 3,278)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 37 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Griffin Technical College (about 47 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 2,546)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 64 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)

Public high schools in Macon:

Private high schools in Macon:

  • STRATFORD ACADEMY (Students: 897; Location: 6010 PEAKE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MOUNT DE SALES ACADEMY (Students: 698; Location: 851 ORANGE ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • TATTNALL SQUARE ACADEMY (Students: 683; Location: 111 TROJAN TRL; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CENTRAL FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 477; Location: 8460 HAWKINSVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WINDSOR ACADEMY (Students: 257; Location: 4150 JONES RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GILEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 162; Location: 1931 ROCKY CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WYNFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 158; Location: 143 WILLIAMSON DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WOODFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 4375 RIVOLI DR; Grades: 3 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Macon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Macon:

  • ST JOSEPHS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 905 HIGH ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST PETER CLAVER (Students: 280; Location: 133 WARD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PROGRESSIVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 254; Location: 151 MADISON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MIDDLE GEORGIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 138; Location: 5859 THOMASTON RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • MONTESSORI OF MACON (Students: 101; Location: 436 FOREST HILL RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • M A EVANS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 345 EDWARD AVE; Grades: KG - 2)
  • ST ANDREWS MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 501 BASS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BETHANY JR ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 2742 MILLERFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • WIMBISH ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 640 WIMBISH RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Macon, map of school districts: BIBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Macon:

  • MIDDLE GEORGIA REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $5,154,841; Location: 1180 WASHINGTON AVENUE; 467,325 books; 12,892 audio materials; 2,275 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 315 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add First Presbyterian Day School to the list of private schools in Macon. It has 1000 students and is K4-12. Thank you.
  • First Presbyterian Day School, the largest private school in Macon is not listed among Private high schools in Macon. I'm sure you will want to add it to the listings. It has a current enrollment of 987 students; located: 5671 Calvin Dr.; Grades PK-12
  • COVENANT ACADEMY INC. (Students: 229; Location: 4652 AYERS ROAD; Grades: K4 - 8)
  • Birthplace of Blake Corcoran (Atlanta Braves)
  • Private Schools: FIRST PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 952; Location: 5671 Calvin Drive; Grades: PK - 12)

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Notable locations in Macon: Georgia State Farmers Market (A), Bowden Golf Course (B), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 8 (C), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 5 (D), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 3 (E), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 2 (F), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 1 (G), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 11 (H), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 6 (I), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 9 (J), Price Library (K), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 7 (L), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 12 (M), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Station 10 Headquarters (N), Macon - Bibb County Fire Department Administration (O), Hay House (P), Wiggs Memorial Science Hall (Q), Shorter Hall (R), Sherwood Hall (S), Porter Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Zayres-Eisenhower Shopping Center (1), Westgate Mall Shopping Center (2), Vineville Shopping Center (3), Vineville North Shopping Center (4), Town and Country Shopping Center (5), Summit Shopping Center (6), South Plaza Shopping Center (7), Rivoli Crossing Shopping Center (8), Riverside Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Macon include: Antioch Church (A), Bass Church (B), Bloomfield Church (C), Willingham Chapel (D), Washington Avenue Presbyterian Church (E), Turners Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Tremont Temple Baptist Church (G), Temple Beth Israel (H), Tattnall Square Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Linwood Cemetery (2), Saints Rest Cemetery (3), Macon Memorial Park (4), Middle Georgia Memorial Gardens (5), Evergreen Cemetery (6), Fort Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Arrowhead (A), Walker Lakes (B), Forest Lake (C), Kenelworth Manor Lake (D), Wesleyan College Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Walnut Creek (A), Vineville Branch (B), Savage Branch (C), Dry Bone Creek (D), Bowman Branch (E), Boggy Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Macon include: Tattnall Square (1), Porter Field (2), Addison Tinsley Park (3), Anderson Park (4), Ayers Park (5), Bloomfield Community Park (6), Conner Park (7), Dempsey Park (8), Dunlap Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cannonball House - Tours & Rental Information (Museums; 856 Mulberry Street) (1), Georgia Music Hall of Fame (Museums; 200 Martin Luther King J) (2), Georgia Children's Museum (370 Cherry Street) (3), Georgia Sports Hall of Fame (Museums; 301 Cherry Street) (4), Sidney Lanier Cottage House Museum (Historical Places & Services; 935 High Street) (5), U D C Sidney Lanier Chapter Headquarters (Historical Places & Services; 856 Mulberry Street) (6), Macon Bibb County Public Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; West Bibb) (7), Museum of Arts & Sciences (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4182 Forsyth Road) (8), Georgia State Government - Housekeeping- Education Department Of- Georgia Academy for the B (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4156 Riggins Mill Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Macon (4951 Romeiser Drive) (1), Discovery Inn (4604 Chambers Road) (2), Economy Inn (4717 Chambers Road) (3), Comfort Inn North (2690 Riverside Dr) (4), Days Inn West (6000 Harrison Road) (5), Comfort Inn West (4951 Eisenhower Parkway) (6), Emory Inn (1232 Jeffersonville Road) (7), Days Inn Macon GA (2856 Jeffersonville Road) (8), Four Seasons Landscaping (4149 Arkwright Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Hershner Robert F Jr Judge (433 Cherry Street) (1), U S District Courts (475 Mulberry Street) (2), U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Walker James D Jr Judge (433 Cherry Street) (3), Georgia State Government - Judicial Branch Of Government- Branch Of (110 Holiday Drive North) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Bibb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.39. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.39
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Macon and their reported violations in the past:

KWICKWAY FOODS (Population served: 501, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OAK HAVEN GOLF CLUB (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIGHWAY 96 PLAZA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2002), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2002), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
B & G-HOOPER HILL SUBDIVISION #1 (Population served: 176, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2004 and JUN-07-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2005)
BOLINGREEN NURSING CENTER (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (OCT-16-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1997 and JUN-17-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-1998)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
B & G-JONES ROAD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 83, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between MAY-26-2004 and JUN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2004), St Intentional no-action (JUN-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and JUN-19-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-19-1998 to JUN-19-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-1998), St Intentional no-action (AUG-28-2001)
EAST OCMULGEE ACRES S/D (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005), State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-01-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2001)
LAKE JONESCO GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1997)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Macon that have no violations reported:

  • JONES CO. RECREATION COMPLEX (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-VON REG SUBDIVISION (Population served: 252, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-HOOPER HILL SUBDIVISION #2 (Population served: 239, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-GREEN HILL SUBDIVISION (Population served: 195, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-THORN HILL SUBDIVISION (Population served: 169, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-GOODALL MILL ESTATES (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-GIBSON DRIVE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B & G-MERI-HILL SUBDIVISION (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Macon, GA

People in group quarters in Macon in 2010:

  • 1,851 people in college/university student housing
  • 889 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 680 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 219 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 187 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 108 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 94 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 68 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Macon in 2000:

  • 1,697 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 911 people in nursing homes
  • 430 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 256 people in halfway houses
  • 166 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in institutions for the blind
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Macon compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Macon Coliseum. Capacity: 9,252.

Banks with most branches in Macon (2011 data):

  • State Bank and Trust Company: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,746.8 mil, Deposits: $2,314.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Capital City Bank: Macon Bass Road Branch, Macon Hartley Bridge Road Branch, Macon Branch, Macon Northside Branch, Macon Zebulon Road Office, Macon Mall Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,617.3 mil, Deposits: $2,181.2 mil, headquarters in Tallahassee, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Capital City Bank Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Drive-In Facility, Zebulon Road Branch, Mercer University, Mulberry Branch, Northpark Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • CertusBank, National Association: Bass Road Branch at 1701 Bass Road, branch established on 2007/08/21; Atlantic Southern Bank Branch at 4077 Forsyth Road, branch established on 2001/12/10. Info updated 2011/05/23: Bank assets: $1,817.6 mil, Deposits: $1,457.3 mil, headquarters in Easley, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: Certusholdings, Inc.
  • American Pride Bank: Forsyth Road Branch at 4511 Forsyth Road, branch established on 2011/06/20; at 4740 Log Cabin Drive, branch established on 2007/12/12. Info updated 2010/12/22: Bank assets: $114.0 mil, Deposits: $78.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorp, Inc.
  • Ameris Bank: Macon Branch at 4070 Forsyth Road, branch established on 2005/06/28. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Macon, Georgia:

  • Courtyard By Marriott Macon, 3990 Sheraton Dr, Macon, GA 31210 , Phone: (478) 477-8899, Fax: (478) 477-4684
  • Ramada Inn Macon, 5009 Harrison Rd, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 474-0871
  • Ramada Inn , 4755 Chambers Rd, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 788-0120, Fax: (478) 788-0122
  • Red Roof Inn , 4951 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 788-5500, Fax: (478) 785-9237
  • Rodeway Inn Macon, 4999 Eisenhower Pkwy, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 781-4343, Fax: (478) 784-8140
  • Ramada Inn Macon North , 2690 Riverside Dr, Macon, GA 31204 , Phone: (478) 746-8855, Fax: (478) 746-8881
  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites , 4709 Chambers Rd, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 781-6680, Fax: (478) 785-9961
  • Knights Inn, 4952 Romiser Rd, Macon, GA 31206 , Phone: (478) 471-1230, Fax: (478) 477-5125
  • 45 other hotels and motels
All 53 fire-safe hotels and motels in Macon, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Macon travel time to work - commute


Macon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Macon (based on Bibb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.31%
Here47.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents45.8%22.9%7.9%3.4%2.4%
Congregations29.0%18.1%1.9%3.2%2.6%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchJewishAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.4%1.3%11.1%
Congregations3.9%2.6%1.3%2.6%34.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 39
This county:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Bibb County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
This county:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Bibb County:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Bibb County:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bibb County:

12.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$65,390$34,1171$1,038
Other Government Administration 10$48,256$57,9070$0
Judicial and Legal 8$42,828$64,2420$0
Police Protection - Officers 305$950,942$37,4140$0
Police - Other 108$266,738$29,6380$0
Firefighters 386$1,250,407$38,8730$0
Fire - Other 7$17,663$30,2790$0
Streets and Highways 49$120,811$29,5860$0
Airports 15$30,657$24,5260$0
Solid Waste Management 84$170,139$24,3060$0
Sewerage 15$31,031$24,8250$0
Parks and Recreation 95$195,425$24,685116$136,739
Housing and Community Development(Local) 28$74,528$31,9410$0
Other and Unallocable 119$246,604$24,8680$0
Totals for Government 1,252$3,511,419$33,656117$137,777

Macon government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,592,000 ($17.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($0.39)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.08)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.01)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $19,582,000 ($214.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,356,000 ($201.20)
    Police Protection: $15,254,000 ($167.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,052,000 ($55.37)
    Central Staff Services: $4,119,000 ($45.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,961,000 ($43.42)
    Regular Highways: $3,782,000 ($41.45)
    General Public Buildings: $2,826,000 ($30.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,111,000 ($23.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,786,000 ($19.58)
    Air Transportation: $1,191,000 ($13.05)
    Financial Administration: $1,035,000 ($11.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $832,000 ($9.12)
    Sewerage: $382,000 ($4.19)
    Health - Other: $293,000 ($3.21)
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000 ($2.88)
    Parking Facilities: $95,000 ($1.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $110,314,000 ($1209.13)
    Corporate Bonds: $44,888,000 ($492.01)
    Benefit Payments: $7,764,000 ($85.10)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,695,000 ($51.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,948,000 ($21.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,290,000 ($14.14)
    Transit Utilities: $963,000 ($10.56)
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000 ($2.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,437,000 ($26.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $348,000 ($3.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000 ($0.65)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($0.36)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($0.14)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.07)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.03)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.01)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,553,000 ($444.49)

Macon government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,725,000 ($62.75)
    All Other: $4,959,000 ($54.35)
    Air Transportation: $1,854,000 ($20.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $377,000 ($4.13)
    Parking Facilities: $165,000 ($1.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $60,000 ($0.66)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $14,149,000 ($155.08)
    From Parent Local Government: $1,899,000 ($20.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,572,000 ($17.23)
    All Other: $1,548,000 ($16.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,826,000 ($206.35)
    All Other: $13,933,000 ($152.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,037,000 ($33.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,552,000 ($17.01)
    Interest Earnings: $221,000 ($2.42)
    Rents: $165,000 ($1.81)
    Sale of Property: $28,000 ($0.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,038,000 ($11.38)
    Highways: $243,000 ($2.66)
  • Tax - Property: $19,435,000 ($213.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,006,000 ($76.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,519,000 ($60.49)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,922,000 ($21.07)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,630,000 ($17.87)
    Other License: $1,325,000 ($14.52)

Macon government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,525,000 ($400.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,986,000 ($361.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,875,000 ($64.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,520,000 ($60.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,539,000 ($38.79)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $355,000 ($3.89)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,000,000 ($54.80)

Macon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,428,000 ($59.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $33,100,000 ($362.80)
    Total Federal Securities: $26,385,000 ($289.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,400,000 ($103.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,520,000 ($60.50)

6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Georgia average:

10.98%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.09%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Houston County, GA  0.84% ($30,753 average AGI)
from Jones County, GA  0.55% ($28,245)
from Monroe County, GA  0.31% ($34,433)


7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($144 average AGI)
Bibb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Houston County, GA  0.91% ($33,733 average AGI)
to Jones County, GA  0.66% ($34,040)
to Monroe County, GA  0.40% ($52,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macon:

  • WDDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNEX (1400 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: RADIO PEACH, INC)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WBML (900 AM; 2 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: WBML, INC.)
  • WDEN (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macon:

  • W282AE (104.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W203BH (88.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Macon:

  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Macon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 174
Total length: 1,306 meters (4,285ft)
Total costs: $12,830,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,663,852
Total average daily truck traffic: 214,874

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 16
  • 1940-1949: 13
  • 1950-1959: 13
  • 1960-1969: 70
  • 1970-1979: 30
  • 1980-1989: 11
  • 1990-1999: 15
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Macon, GA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Macon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 620 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Macon, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 462 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Macon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 105 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Macon)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 13 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED190$107,421126$114,519540$119,72040$44,17314$531,849221$65,7110$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$105,4386$88,77347$116,4734$31,7450$06$50,1280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED45$91,85336$85,418313$92,87766$28,4100$047$56,9014$65,253
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN31$96,28917$106,456170$112,0869$42,4820$017$96,7261$76,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$94,9308$106,01453$114,1945$42,9820$08$69,9350$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 34 tracts in Macon, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$137,52317$187,2450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$116,8977$118,9562$118,105
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$123,1335$239,5141$43,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$43,0003$273,0001$43,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$138,9254$193,8830$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1366
  • Hazardous Condition: 516
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Macon


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Most common first names in Macon, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,45769.9 years
Mary1,37877.7 years
William1,16171.5 years
John1,15572.4 years
Willie1,07171.0 years
Robert85369.7 years
Annie72278.9 years
George56572.1 years
Charles55669.7 years
Mattie40679.2 years
Most common last names in Macon, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith89573.1 years
Jones69272.5 years
Williams68072.1 years
Johnson64172.3 years
Brown62272.4 years
Davis50871.9 years
Jackson46971.6 years
Thomas38271.2 years
Moore31372.4 years
Taylor27571.8 years
Businesses in Macon, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's2Long John Silver's2
Arby's4Lowe's2
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone3Marriott5
Avenue1Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's10
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn2Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 62
Best Western2Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster3New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Burger King7Nike12
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot1
CVS9Old Navy1
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A5Outback Steakhouse1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza4
Church's Chicken5Payless3
Cinnabon 1Penske3
Coldwater Creek1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut4
Cracker Barrel2Popeyes2
Cricket Wireless5Publix Super Markets2
Dairy Queen8Quality2
Days Inn3Quiznos3
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack3
Discount Tire1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza4Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Roof Inn2
Dunkin Donuts2Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge2Rodeway Inn1
Express1Rooms To Go1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Rue211
FedEx31Ryan's Grill1
Finish Line1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker2SONIC Drive-In2
GNC6Sam's Club1
GameStop4Sears2
Gap1Shoe Carnival1
Goodwill3Sleep Inn2
Gymboree1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block6Sprint Nextel1
Havertys Furniture1Staples1
Holiday Inn4Starbucks2
Home Depot1Steak 'n Shake2
Howard Johnson1Subway19
IHOP2Super 81
InTown Suites1T-Mobile7
J. Jill1Taco Bell5
JCPenney1Talbots1
Jimmy Jazz1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1Travelodge2
Jones New York2U-Haul7
Journeys2UPS34
KFC6Vans3
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Knights Inn1Waffle House11
Kohl's1Walgreens5
Kroger7Walmart3
La Quinta2Wingate1
Browse common businesses in Macon, GA


Macon on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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