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Macon County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2014: 13,792 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 14,074 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,583
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,703
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,539
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,713 (it was 1,295 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

34%

Land area: 403 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Macon County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%), Information (18.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.1%), Retail trade (11.4%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Macon County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (60.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (33.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 7,460  (54.1%)
Females: 6,332  (45.9%)

Macon County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Macon County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,409 ($24,224 in 1999)

This county:

$29409
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $291 (lower quartile is $160, upper quartile is $398)
This county:

$291
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,301 (it was $48,100 in 2000)
Macon:

$61,301
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,225 - $112,964

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $93,190
Here:

$93,190
State:

$200,877

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,401
Here:

$253,401
State:

$169,988

Mobile homes: $37,741
Here:

$37,741
State:

$47,602
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $860
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Institutionalized population: 1,937
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $755 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $516 (1.0%)

Macon County household income distribution in 2009 Macon County home values distribution Macon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.4%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 89.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.7%
Macon County:

30.7%
Georgia:

19.0%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Black residents, 85.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 86.4% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Macon County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Montezuma, Marshallville, Oglethorpe, Ideal.

Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Eddy County, New Mexico , Borden County, Texas , Ector County, Texas , Glasscock County, Texas , Martin County, Texas , Nolan County, Texas , Rains County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.8%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 542
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 63.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 253 (14% naturalized citizens)

Macon County:

1.8%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 156
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 42
  • 1980 to 1984: 1
  • 1975 to 1979: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 1
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 9

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.6%

Macon County marital status for males Macon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,345
  • One, attached: 121
  • Two: 165
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 100
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 or more: 86
  • Mobile homes: 1,550
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Macon County with a mortgage: 1,092 (62 second mortgage, 130 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,110

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Macon County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,58518
Black Protestant1,92711
Mainline Protestant6248
Other2221
Catholic2101
None9,172-
Macon County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Macon County:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Macon County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Macon County:

13.9%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

33.1%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Macon County:

Average size of farms: 318 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $342,699
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $403.49
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $233,536
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $95,334
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 56.81%
Corn for grain: 2403 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3375 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 17685 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1656 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,705 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,015 acres

Earthquake activity:

Macon County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% 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 138.7 miles away from Macon County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from Macon County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • GeorgiaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3218): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • GeorgiaTropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1560): September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • GeorgiaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1209): March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaTornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 3, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1033): July 7, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • GeorgiaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-857): February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • GeorgiaDrought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3044): July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (85%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Australia (2%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Macon County (%):

  • United States or American (13%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Macon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,278 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 1,021 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 68 (1%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 184 (4%)
  • Other means: 34 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 109 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Macon County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 707 people in state prisons
  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Macon County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 1,743 people in state prisons
  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,323.

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Georgia average:

9.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.91% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($17,553 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($6,211 average AGI)
Macon County:

1.25%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, GA  1.09% ($18,405 average AGI)
from Sumter County, GA  0.55% ($30,476)
from Peach County, GA  0.44% ($22,529)
from Dooly County, GA  0.42% ($24,250)
from Fulton County, GA  0.39% ($13,133)
from Bibb County, GA  0.29% ($15,091)


7.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Georgia average:

9.32%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.69% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($20,679 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($5,606 average AGI)
Macon County:

1.44%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houston County, GA  1.85% ($29,486 average AGI)
to Peach County, GA  0.54% ($19,381)
to Sumter County, GA  0.41% ($26,375)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Macon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Macon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Macon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Macon County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,747 (1,252 aged, 495 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 322 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Macon County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (303)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (143)
  • Congestive heart failure (102)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (71)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (69)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (67)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (61)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (56)
  • Unspecified dementia (46)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7857.910
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 279.870
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56361.68

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1462.350
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1062.200
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21.83

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 7.55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.03

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,780
  • In family households: 10,910 (1,822 male householders, 1,541 female householders)
    1,875 spouses, 4,069 children (3,762 natural, 115 adopted, 192 stepchildren), 663 grandchildren, 215 brothers or sisters, 128 parents, 251 other relatives, 304 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,870 (771 male householders (672 living alone)), 865 female householders (788 living alone)), 234 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,960 (1,937 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,422 2-persons, 770 3-persons, 578 4-persons, 344 5-persons, 123 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,460 1-person, 152 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

1,816 married couples with children.
1,375 single-parent households (162 men, 1,213 women).

95.6% of residents of Macon County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $94,410,000 ($6775 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,473,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,652,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,672,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,221,000
Federal grants: $36,114,000
Federal procurement contracts: $820,000 ($114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,931,000 ($582,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $416,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,006,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,809,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,085
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 758
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +145
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -779
Here -57 per 1000 residents
State +26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Macon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.76 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 518
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,311
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,152
  • 1970 to 1979: 769
  • 1960 to 1969: 857
  • 1950 to 1959: 475
  • 1940 to 1949: 373
  • 1939 or earlier: 560
Rooms in houses/apartments in Macon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 46
  • 3 rooms: 149
  • 4 rooms: 457
  • 5 rooms: 893
  • 6 rooms: 779
  • 7 rooms: 586
  • 8 rooms: 333
  • 9+ rooms: 286
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 105
  • 3 rooms: 228
  • 4 rooms: 334
  • 5 rooms: 295
  • 6 rooms: 195
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Macon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 115
  • 2 bedrooms: 785
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,926
  • 4 bedrooms: 597
  • 5+ bedrooms: 81
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 275
  • 2 bedrooms: 468
  • 3 bedrooms: 404
  • 4 bedrooms: 114
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 367
  • 1 vehicle: 1,135
  • 2 vehicles: 1,133
  • 3 vehicles: 559
  • 4 vehicles: 225
  • 5+ vehicles: 120
  • no vehicle: 466
  • 1 vehicle: 546
  • 2 vehicles: 215
  • 3 vehicles: 47
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

69% of Macon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Georgia.

Macon County:

69.3%
State average:

50.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12420
  • Northeast: 197
  • Midwest: 199
  • South: 863
  • West: 105

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $25,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Macon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37.0%)
  • Electricity (34.7%)
  • Utility gas (25.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (35.0%)
  • Electricity (34.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 254
Here:

14.3%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 99
Here:

9.4%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

9.1%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Macon County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $414,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $911,000
    Regular Highways: $792,000
    Police Protection: $580,000
    Corrections - Other: $517,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $500,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    Solid Waste Management: $333,000
    Parks & Recreation: $289,000
    Central Staff Services: $261,000
    Health Services - Other: $257,000
    Welfare - Other: $115,000
    General Public Buildings: $95,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $37,000
    Fire Protection: $14,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,166,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $738,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $54,000
    Welfare: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $63,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Fire Protection: $4,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,175,000

Macon County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $342,000
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,256,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $320,000
    Rents: $46,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $184,000
    All Other: $164,000
    Highways: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,838,000
    Total General Sales: $1,113,000
    Other Selective Sales: $226,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000
    NEC: $38,000

Macon County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $15,235,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,712,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,523,000

Macon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,186,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,712,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 661
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 568
  • Number of recipients under 18: 80
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 385
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 196
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 274
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 281
Macon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Macon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Macon County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie16070.0 years
Mary13378.1 years
John12771.3 years
James10272.1 years
William7574.6 years
Charlie7271.4 years
Annie7080.6 years
Henry6472.5 years
Robert5969.2 years
George4873.0 years
Most common last names in Macon County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9673.6 years
Williams8274.2 years
Jones7973.5 years
Brown6674.1 years
Harris6271.5 years
Johnson5776.0 years
Tookes4670.2 years
Turner4674.9 years
Davis4273.7 years
Hill4075.0 years
Businesses in Macon County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
CVS1Subway1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1