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Macon, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Macon,GA index of house prices

Total population: 89,981 (All urban)

Houses: 43,038 (33,411 occupied: 13,921 owner occupied, 19,614 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

58%
State:

38%

Housing density: 771 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $172,959.

Median contract rent in 2016: $336 (lower quartile is $214, upper quartile is $449)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $437


Median gross rent in Macon, GA in 2016: $444

Housing units in Macon with a mortgage: 7,740 (457 second mortgage, 758 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,281

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,352

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,900

Median monthly housing costs: $670


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Macon, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,914 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Macon:

$92,914
Georgia:

$166,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,358 - $132,307

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $135,386
Here:

$135,386
State:

$234,633

Townhouses or other attached units: $90,025
Here:

$90,025
State:

$198,839

In 2-unit structures: $96,050
Here:

$96,050
State:

$228,806

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $455,047
Here:

$455,047
State:

$205,850

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $367,476
Here:

$367,476
State:

$234,990

Mobile homes: $14,866
Here:

$14,866
State:

$71,595
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 88,964
  • In family households: 66,977 (6,526 male householders, 12,613 female householders)
    8,229 spouses, 28,750 children (27,041 natural, 820 adopted, 952 stepchildren), 3,940 grandchildren, 1,791 brothers or sisters, 671 parents, 1,977 other relatives, 2,465 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,064 (5,839 male householders (4,541 living alone)), 8,727 female householders (8,001 living alone)), 2,537 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,923

Size of family households: 9,099 2-persons, 4,285 3-persons, 3,124 4-persons, 1,256 5-persons, 433 6-persons, 395 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,517 1-person, 2,056 2-persons, 72 3-persons.

5,227 married couples with children.
12,813 single-parent households (874 men, 11,939 women).

96.3% of residents of Macon speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,771 (2.0%)
(43.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Macon, Georgia:

  • 102no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 2,7172 bedrooms
  • 8,3433 bedrooms
  • 2,0324 bedrooms
  • 5205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, Georgia:

  • 848no bedroom
  • 3,4921 bedroom
  • 8,3902 bedrooms
  • 5,8263 bedrooms
  • 9204 bedrooms
  • 2225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Macon in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 815no vehicle
  • 5,0911 vehicle
  • 5,6072 vehicles
  • 1,4183 vehicles
  • 7324 vehicles
  • 1965+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Cars and other vehicles available in Macon in renter-occupied apartments

  • 5,306no vehicle
  • 9,6401 vehicle
  • 3,2472 vehicles
  • 1,4893 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon, Georgia:

  • 1101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 8684 rooms
  • 3,1835 rooms
  • 3,6636 rooms
  • 3,2547 rooms
  • 1,2558 rooms
  • 1,3879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, Georgia:

  • 7061 room
  • 7192 rooms
  • 1,9643 rooms
  • 5,7764 rooms
  • 5,6235 rooms
  • 3,0016 rooms
  • 1,3397 rooms
  • 2258 rooms
  • 5489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Macon, GA household income distribution

  • Macon, GA household income distribution
  • 6,875Less than $10,000
  • 4,434$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,202$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,242$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,182$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,540$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,740$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,286$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,382$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,338$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,794$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,684$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,239$100,000 to $124,999
  • 339$125,000 to $149,999
  • 211$150,000 to $199,999
  • 829$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Macon, GA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Macon, GA
  • 70Less than $10,000
  • 524$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 105$20,000 to $24,999
  • 606$25,000 to $29,999
  • 624$30,000 to $34,999
  • 771$35,000 to $39,999
  • 670$40,000 to $49,999
  • 949$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,316$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,643$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,391$80,000 to $89,999
  • 840$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,189$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,027$125,000 to $149,999
  • 975$150,000 to $174,999
  • 298$175,000 to $199,999
  • 613$200,000 to $249,999
  • 372$250,000 to $299,999
  • 335$300,000 to $399,999
  • 42$400,000 to $499,999
  • 114$500,000 to $749,999
  • 56$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Macon, GA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Macon, GA
  • 744Less than $100
  • 1,270$100 to $149
  • 323$150 to $199
  • 556$200 to $249
  • 658$250 to $299
  • 1,012$300 to $349
  • 665$350 to $399
  • 1,756$400 to $449
  • 1,425$450 to $499
  • 1,251$500 to $549
  • 2,341$550 to $599
  • 1,673$600 to $649
  • 1,426$650 to $699
  • 518$700 to $749
  • 587$750 to $799
  • 596$800 to $899
  • 158$900 to $999
  • 2,115No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2092010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 3121990 to 1999
  • 2561980 to 1989
  • 2061970 to 1979
  • 172Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Macon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,131
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,958
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,506
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,809
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,366
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 867
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,946
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 547
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 961
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,158
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 518
  • 90 or more minutes: 536
Macon, GA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.8%
Number of people working at home: 952 (3.0% of all workers)

Macon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 43,069 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 5,246 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 201 (0%)
  • Taxi: 872 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,570 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 975 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 4,235
 English: 2,328
 Irish: 1,797
 German: 827
 Scottish: 506
 Scotch-Irish: 413
 African: 386
 European: 243
 Nigerian: 195
 French (except Basque): 179
 British: 151
 Northern European: 142
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 139
 Jamaican: 136
 Italian: 126
 Polish: 105
 Brazilian: 77
 Welsh: 69
 Swedish: 55
 Greek: 52
 Portuguese: 52
 Dutch: 44
 Czech: 39
 French Canadian: 34
 Russian: 34
 Austrian: 26
 Lithuanian: 15
 Guyanese: 14
 Norwegian: 14
 Armenian: 13
 Canadian: 13
 Lebanese: 11
 Danish: 7
 Bahamian: 7
 Romanian: 6
 West Indian: 6
 Swiss: 4
 Iraqi: 2

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

  • 37%Mexico
  • 14%Bahamas
  • 6%India
  • 5%Bangladesh
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Honduras
  • 3%Philippines

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

  • This state: 71,008
  • Other state: 15,442
  • Northeast: 2,994
  • Midwest: 2,832
  • South: 8,662
  • West: 921

76% of Macon residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Georgia.

Macon:

75.9%
State average:

83.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 459
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 132
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,204
  • 9th grade: 859
  • 10th grade: 921
  • 11th grade: 1,212
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,265
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,135
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,459
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,870
  • Associate degree: 1,499
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,120
  • Master's degree: 1,096
  • Professional school degree: 825
  • Doctorate degree: 336

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 582
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 404
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,602
  • 9th grade: 466
  • 10th grade: 1,244
  • 11th grade: 1,045
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 296
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,581
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,669
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,932
  • Associate degree: 3,413
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,393
  • Master's degree: 2,676
  • Professional school degree: 455
  • Doctorate degree: 129

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 57.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 25.9%Females
Macon marital status for males
Macon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,356
  • One, attached: 1,298
  • Two: 3,237
  • 3 or 4: 3,396
  • 5 to 9: 3,000
  • 10 to 19: 2,149
  • 20 to 49: 677
  • 50 or more: 1,147
  • Mobile homes: 470

Median worth of mobile homes: $5,375

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 11.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Macon:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Macon
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.0%)
  • Electricity (36.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (69.3%)
  • Utility gas (29.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 261
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 415
Here:

9.5%
Georgia:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,330
Here:

48.9%
Georgia:

18.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)