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Macon County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2021: 12,531 (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: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Macon County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Manufacturing (21.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Macon County, GA (2021)
    • 7,40960.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,98932.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5594.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2161.7%Two or more races
    • 1050.8%Asian alone
    • 770.6%Some other race alone
    • 20.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Georgia median age:

37.5 years
Males: 6,676  (53.3%)
Females: 5,855  (46.7%)
Average household size:
Macon County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $33,942 ($24,224 in 1999)
This county:

$33,942
Georgia:

$66,559

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $264, upper quartile is $492)
This county:

$403
State:

$970


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $81,421 (it was $48,100 in 2000)
Macon:

$81,421
Georgia:

$249,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,362 - $132,158

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $124,765
Here:

$124,765
State:

$321,242

Townhouses or other attached units: $387,511
Here:

$387,511
State:

$287,739

Mobile homes: $49,447
Here:

$49,447
State:

$83,555

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,008
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 1,937

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2017 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 5
Macon County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 13 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2020: 11 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $60,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Macon, GA residents
Average permit cost in Macon, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,470 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $722 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Macon, GA in 2021
Distribution of house value in Macon, GA in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Macon, GA in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 27.5%
Macon County:

27.5%
Georgia:

14.0%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 40.4 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 42.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.3 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 15.8 years old, Asian residents: 20.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.0 years old, Other race residents: 19.0 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 March 2023:
Here:

4.5%
Georgia:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Macon, GA
County total employment by year in Macon, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Macon, GA

Current college students: 542
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 130 (10.5% naturalized citizens)

Macon County:

1.0%
Whole state:

10.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 482010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

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: 3,329
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 220
  • 3 or 4: 103
  • 5 to 9: 144
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 1,480
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Macon County with a mortgage: 771 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 53

Here:

93.6% with mortgage
State:

98.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Macon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 7% greater 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) 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from Macon County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4259: February 26, 2016, FEMA Id: 4259, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1560: September 24, 2004, FEMA Id: 1560, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Macon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,850 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 275 (7.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 71 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 65 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 332 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (55%)
  • Dominican Republic (18%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Macon County


  • American (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

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)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $43,747.

8.59% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($28,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
Georgia average:

10.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.45% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($21,693 average AGI)
1.14% relocated from other states ($6,346 average AGI)
Macon County:

1.14%
Georgia average:

3.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Houston County, GA  1.31% ($55,234 average AGI)
from Peach County, GA  0.61% ($44,591)


6.67% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($34,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Georgia average:

9.60%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.85% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($29,855 average AGI)
0.82% relocated to other states ($4,264 average AGI)
Macon County:

0.82%
Georgia average:

3.15%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Houston County, GA  2.07% ($29,685 average AGI)
to Peach County, GA  0.57% ($27,350)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Macon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Macon County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Macon County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (295)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (72)
  • Congestive heart failure (32)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (24)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (22)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (14)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (11)

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: 7,858
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 280
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 56,362

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,462
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,062
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,531
  • Male householders: 1,683 (546 living alone), Female householders: 2,351 (915 living alone)
  • 1,406 spouses (1,380 opposite-sex spouses), 130 unmarried partners, (130 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,302 children (3,159 natural, 126 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 610 grandchildren, 531 brothers or sisters, 331 parents, 0 foster children, 43 other relatives, 70 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,043

Size of family households: 1,423 2-persons, 509 3-persons, 351 4-persons, 104 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,461 1-person, 103 2-persons.

855 married couples with children.
920 single-parent households (30 men, 890 women).

96.7% of residents of Macon speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 28% 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 ($6,775 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:

6.6
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.6

Year house built in Macon County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Macon County, Georgia
  • 02020 or later
  • 1772010 to 2019
  • 4642000 to 2009
  • 9171990 to 1999
  • 9581980 to 1989
  • 9491970 to 1979
  • 5411960 to 1969
  • 4551950 to 1959
  • 931940 to 1949
  • 5841939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Macon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon County, Georgia
  • 51 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 243 rooms
  • 3664 rooms
  • 3125 rooms
  • 4946 rooms
  • 5177 rooms
  • 2628 rooms
  • 4579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon County, Georgia
  • 101 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 3224 rooms
  • 5715 rooms
  • 3096 rooms
  • 1297 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Macon County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Macon County, Georgia
  • 11no bedroom
  • 531 bedroom
  • 3212 bedrooms
  • 1,4383 bedrooms
  • 4814 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Macon County, Georgia
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1541 bedroom
  • 6762 bedrooms
  • 5743 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 195no vehicle
  • 6411 vehicle
  • 1,0102 vehicles
  • 3583 vehicles
  • 1414 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Macon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 230no vehicle
  • 8231 vehicle
  • 3352 vehicles
  • 1433 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.4% of Macon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Georgia.

Macon County:

84.4%
State average:

86.0%

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

  • This state: 10,350
  • Other state: 1,986
  • Northeast: 408
  • Midwest: 361
  • South: 994
  • West: 222
Year householders moved into unit in Macon County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Macon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 23.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 270
Here:

25.6%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 43
Here:

7.4%
Georgia:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

8.7%
Georgia:

19.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Macon County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $949,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $702,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Financial Administration: $381,000
    General - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    General Public Buildings: $97,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $61,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $534,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $259,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    Rents: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $327,000
    Local Fire Protection: $256,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,045,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,328,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,527,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $447,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Other License: $32,000
    Other: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $63,000

Macon County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $949,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $702,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Financial Administration: $381,000
    General - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    General Public Buildings: $97,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $61,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $534,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $259,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    Rents: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $327,000
    Local Fire Protection: $256,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,045,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,328,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,527,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $447,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Other License: $32,000
    Other: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $63,000

Macon County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $949,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $702,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Financial Administration: $381,000
    General - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    General Public Buildings: $97,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $61,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $534,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $259,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    Rents: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $327,000
    Local Fire Protection: $256,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,045,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,328,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,527,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $447,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Other License: $32,000
    Other: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $63,000

Macon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $587,000
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $373,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $1,077,000
    Regular Highways: $949,000
    Police Protection: $806,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $702,000
    Correctional Institutions: $583,000
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000
    Financial Administration: $381,000
    General - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $117,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    General Public Buildings: $97,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $61,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $534,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $519,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $259,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $144,000
    Rents: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $327,000
    Local Fire Protection: $256,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,045,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,328,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,527,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $447,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $42,000
    Other License: $32,000
    Other: $18,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $63,000

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
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