For population 25 years and over in Macon:
For population 15 years and over in Macon city:
27 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $739 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (55.3 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (120.5 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (289.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bevier, MO (2.2 miles ), Callao, MO (2.9 miles ), Jacksonville, MO (3.2 miles) , Atlanta, MO (3.3 miles ), Clarence, MO (3.3 miles ), New Cambria, MO (3.9 miles ), Cairo, MO (4.0 miles ), Elmer, MO (4.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 92.47 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,550 (+28.4%)
Area code: 660
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Macon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-0.6%).
Work and jobs in Macon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Macon, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Macon-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/12/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Macon city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Macon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Macon County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Orlando Ward - Army general, Chuck Rose - Professional baseball player, Henry A. Bamman - Author, Del Young (outfielder) - Baseball player baseball player, Henderson Forsythe - Film actor, James P. Kem - Politician.
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See full list of schools located in Macon, School District: MACON COUNTY R-I SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.39. This is significantly better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.9%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 57.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Macon (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Macon (based on Macon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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5.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,333 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,172 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Macon, MO
Total length: 68 meters (223ft)
Total costs: $1,147,000
Total average daily traffic: 59,705
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,634
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Macon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Macon, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Macon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Macon, MO
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.