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Macon, GA (Georgia) Houses and Residents

Macon,GA index of house prices

Total population: 89,981 (All urban)

Houses: 44,475 (38,613 occupied: 15,151 owner occupied, 19,253 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

38%

Housing density: 797 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $24,417.

Median contract rent in 2015: $336 (lower quartile is $214, upper quartile is $449)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $506


Median gross rent in Macon, GA in 2015: $444

Housing units in Macon with a mortgage: 11,838 (1,242 second mortgage, 1,082 home equity loan, 62 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,294

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $47,434

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $33,971

Median monthly housing costs: $681


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Macon, Georgia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $87,652 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Macon:

$87,652
Georgia:

$159,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,534 - $128,277

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $117,680
Here:

$117,680
State:

$222,992

Townhouses or other attached units: $96,233
Here:

$96,233
State:

$198,013

In 2-unit structures: $92,493
Here:

$92,493
State:

$148,346

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,751
Here:

$238,751
State:

$160,174

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $303,665
Here:

$303,665
State:

$216,323

Mobile homes: $19,900
Here:

$19,900
State:

$57,536
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 94,126
  • In family households: 77,735 (12,846 male householders, 11,659 female householders)
    13,304 spouses, 30,366 children (28,096 natural, 652 adopted, 1,618 stepchildren), 4,094 grandchildren, 1,289 brothers or sisters, 834 parents, 1,405 other relatives, 1,938 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,391 (5,660 male householders (4,581 living alone)), 8,429 female householders (7,586 living alone)), 2,302 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,593 (1,664 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,895 2-persons, 6,342 3-persons, 4,621 4-persons, 2,102 5-persons, 894 6-persons, 651 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,167 1-person, 1,662 2-persons, 177 3-persons, 73 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 4 6-persons.

9,036 married couples with children.
12,625 single-parent households (1,197 men, 11,428 women).

96.5% of residents of Macon speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 1,308 (1.3%)
(42.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 46no bedroom
  • 4441 bedroom
  • 4,1892 bedrooms
  • 11,0333 bedrooms
  • 2,8504 bedrooms
  • 7155+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, Georgia:

  • 606no bedroom
  • 4,9161 bedroom
  • 8,4142 bedrooms
  • 4,5963 bedrooms
  • 6994 bedrooms
  • 1055+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 1,154no vehicle
  • 6,3711 vehicle
  • 7,9472 vehicles
  • 2,8733 vehicles
  • 6874 vehicles
  • 2455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

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

  • 5,441no vehicle
  • 9,2991 vehicle
  • 3,7062 vehicles
  • 6583 vehicles
  • 1184 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon, Georgia:

  • 281 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 5873 rooms
  • 1,0874 rooms
  • 4,1635 rooms
  • 5,5986 rooms
  • 3,5567 rooms
  • 2,2848 rooms
  • 1,9199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Macon population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon, Georgia:

  • 4361 room
  • 1,7742 rooms
  • 3,4483 rooms
  • 5,8604 rooms
  • 4,1965 rooms
  • 2,2556 rooms
  • 9697 rooms
  • 2768 rooms
  • 1229+ 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
  • 7,500Less than $10,000
  • 4,087$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,292$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,083$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,600$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,721$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,855$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,139$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,627$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,643$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,719$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,136$75,000 to $99,999
  • 879$100,000 to $124,999
  • 471$125,000 to $149,999
  • 319$150,000 to $199,999
  • 523$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Macon, GA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Macon, GA
  • 117Less than $10,000
  • 426$10,000 to $14,999
  • 126$15,000 to $19,999
  • 131$20,000 to $24,999
  • 604$25,000 to $29,999
  • 417$30,000 to $34,999
  • 487$35,000 to $39,999
  • 922$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,442$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,000$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,443$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,391$80,000 to $89,999
  • 952$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,606$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,009$125,000 to $149,999
  • 948$150,000 to $174,999
  • 379$175,000 to $199,999
  • 418$200,000 to $249,999
  • 502$250,000 to $299,999
  • 280$300,000 to $399,999
  • 70$400,000 to $499,999
  • 161$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Macon, GA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Macon, GA
  • 452Less than $100
  • 874$100 to $149
  • 696$150 to $199
  • 1,139$200 to $249
  • 345$250 to $299
  • 1,120$300 to $349
  • 1,034$350 to $399
  • 1,018$400 to $449
  • 2,009$450 to $499
  • 1,667$500 to $549
  • 1,085$550 to $599
  • 1,472$600 to $649
  • 2,055$650 to $699
  • 539$700 to $749
  • 761$750 to $799
  • 579$800 to $899
  • 65$900 to $999
  • 1,280No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4741995 to March 2000
  • 2001990 to 1994
  • 1631985 to 1989
  • 931980 to 1984
  • 941975 to 1979
  • 1121970 to 1974
  • 711965 to 1969
  • 101Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Macon population
Macon commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 816
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,829
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,196
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,055
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,990
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,488
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,884
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 417
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 371
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,071
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 838
  • 90 or more minutes: 880
Macon, GA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.8%
Number of people working at home: 574 (1.6% of all workers)

Macon mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,377 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 6,301 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 717 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 38 (0%)
  • Taxi: 218 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 95 (0%)
  • Walked: 755 (2%)
  • Other means: 327 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 574 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 52,591
 United States or American: 7,121
 English: 4,445
 Irish: 2,669
 German: 1,853
 Subsaharan African:: 954
 Scotch-Irish: 938
 African: 908
 Scottish: 832
 Italian: 574
 European: 469
 French (except Basque): 451
 Dutch: 325
 Polish: 228
 British: 159
 Arab:: 138
 Welsh: 136
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 117
 Norwegian: 109
 French Canadian: 102
 Jamaican: 73
 Lebanese: 63
 Greek: 62
 Swedish: 55
 Syrian: 53
 Russian: 48
 Portuguese: 46
 Eastern European: 43
 Canadian: 38
 Czech: 36
 Croatian: 34
 Hungarian: 34
 Northern European: 33
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 32
 Finnish: 30
 Austrian: 25
 Nigerian: 22
 Yugoslavian: 21
 Kenyan: 20
 Slavic: 19
 Scandinavian: 18
 Australian: 18
 Swiss: 14
 Danish: 13
 Iranian: 13
 Slovak: 13
 Jordanian: 9
 Latvian: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Egyptian: 7
 Celtic: 7
 Armenian: 7
 Ukrainian: 7
 West Indian: 7
 Lithuanian: 6
 Moroccan: 6
 Bermudan: 5
 Cape Verdean: 4

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

  • 14%India
  • 10%Mexico
  • 8%Philippines
  • 8%Korea
  • 7%Germany
  • 6%Taiwan
  • 4%Guatemala

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

  • This state: 79,265
  • Northeast: 3,273
  • Midwest: 2,400
  • South: 9,861
  • West: 1,212

54% of Macon residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Georgia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 424
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 302
  • 5th and 6th grade: 510
  • 7th and 8th grade: 930
  • 9th grade: 845
  • 10th grade: 1,225
  • 11th grade: 1,398
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,401
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,374
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,365
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,379
  • Associate degree: 749
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,057
  • Master's degree: 773
  • Professional school degree: 612
  • Doctorate degree: 312

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 531
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 212
  • 5th and 6th grade: 622
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,758
  • 9th grade: 1,087
  • 10th grade: 2,149
  • 11th grade: 1,821
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,418
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,272
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,274
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,267
  • Associate degree: 1,466
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,632
  • Master's degree: 1,422
  • Professional school degree: 460
  • Doctorate degree: 101

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 12.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 21.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 15.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 29.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 7.7%Females
Macon marital status for males
Macon marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,567
  • One, attached: 1,432
  • Two: 4,336
  • 3 or 4: 3,506
  • 5 to 9: 3,745
  • 10 to 19: 931
  • 20 to 49: 779
  • 50 or more: 1,827
  • Mobile homes: 334
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,668

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Macon:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 745
Here:

6.3%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 576
Here:

10.1%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,241
Here:

42.3%
Georgia:

22.9%

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)