For population 25 years and over in Macon:
For population 15 years and over in Macon town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,545 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (36.9 miles , pop. 55,893).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (53.1 miles , pop. 276,093).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (293.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Warrenton, NC (2.2 miles ), Norlina, NC (2.5 miles ), Littleton, NC (3.1 miles ), Ebony, VA (3.3 miles) , Bracey, VA (3.4 miles ), Gasburg, VA (3.7 miles ), Middleburg, NC (3.7 miles) , Hollister, NC (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 36.44 N, Longitude: 78.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 252
Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-25.3%).
Average climate in Macon, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Macon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.9 miles away from the Macon town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Macon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from Macon center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 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 Warren County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Reynolds Price - (born 1933), man of letters from the South.
Hospitals/medical centers near Macon:
Airports located in Macon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macon:
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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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Macon and their reported violations in the past:GREATER LOVELY HILL BAPT CH (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Macon compared to North Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Macon town (based on Warren County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.49%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Macon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Macon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,972 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:
7.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,309 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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Macon fatal accident list:
Apr 11, 1981 01:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Macon, NC
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.