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As of 2010, the total population of Macon is 91,351, which is 6.07% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Macon population density is 1,620.74 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 166.73 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Macon is black, which represent 67.94% of the total population. The average Macon education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 91,351. #7

Population Growth Since 2000, #462

Macon, GA

Population Density, #74

Macon, GA
1,620.74 per square mile
166.73 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:26,087 (28.56%, #570)
Black:62,060 (67.94%, #51)
Hispanic:2,264 (2.48%, #388)
Asian:701 (0.77%, #275)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):227 (0.25%, #326)
One Race, Other:977 (1.07%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,299 (1.42%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

81,440 (88.90%) out of the total population of 91,604 reported first ancestry.

 Macon, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Arab470.05%, see rank0.26%0.53%
Czech790.09%, see rank0.16%0.50%
Danish1130.12%, see rank0.15%0.45%
Dutch3520.38%, see rank0.84%1.51%
English5,5386.05%, see rank8.62%8.53%
French8000.87%, see rank1.74%3.54%
German3,1283.41%, see rank7.62%15.79%
Greek1830.20%, see rank0.21%0.42%
Hungarian310.03%, see rank0.20%0.48%
Irish4,2684.66%, see rank8.57%11.36%
Italian4120.45%, see rank2.25%5.66%
Norwegian1730.19%, see rank0.36%1.46%
Polish3840.42%, see rank1.05%3.13%
Portuguese950.10%, see rank0.13%0.46%
Russian600.07%, see rank0.43%0.97%
Scotch-Irish6540.71%, see rank1.32%1.07%
Scottish1,0341.13%, see rank1.82%1.81%
Subsaharan African9321.02%, see rank1.92%0.93%
Swedish840.09%, see rank0.46%1.34%
Swiss180.02%, see rank0.12%0.31%
Ukrainian60.01%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American4,7855.22%, see rank11.14%6.72%
Welsh2670.29%, see rank0.42%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 42,156 (46.15%, see rank)
Females: 49,195 (53.85%, see rank)

Macon, GA
Male: 46.15%
Female: 53.85%
Male: 48.82%
Female: 51.18%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Macon, GA
33.30 years old
35.30 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Macon, GA
31.00 years old
34.10 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Macon, GA
35.40 years old
36.50 years old
38.50 years old

 Macon, GA% of the Total PopulationGeorgiaU.S.
Under 5 years7,3938.09%, see rank7.09%6.54%
5 to 9 years6,5277.14%, see rank7.18%6.59%
10 to 14 years6,3356.93%, see rank7.12%6.70%
15 to 19 years7,4238.13%, see rank7.33%7.14%
20 to 24 years7,7398.47%, see rank7.02%6.99%
25 to 34 years12,06513.21%, see rank13.79%13.30%
35 to 44 years10,29711.27%, see rank14.43%13.30%
45 to 54 years12,10113.25%, see rank14.36%14.58%
55 to 64 years10,18411.15%, see rank11.04%11.82%
65 to 74 years5,7826.33%, see rank6.26%7.03%
75 to 84 3,9184.29%, see rank3.22%4.23%
85 years and over1,5871.74%, see rank1.17%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Macon, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population55,445, 100%6,242,508204,336,017
Less Than High School12,891, 23.25%, see rank15.58%14.28%
High School Graduate18,576, 33.50%, see rank28.93%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree14,617, 26.36%, see rank27.73%28.99%
Bachelor Degree5,801, 10.46%, see rank17.71%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,560, 6.42%, see rank10.05%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.47, see rank13.3413.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Macon, GA GeorgiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3,34380.50%19.50%72.64%27.36%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)10,41592.52%, see rank7.48%, see rank90.59%9.41%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,97291.63%, see rank8.37%, see rank90.84%9.16%90.52%9.48%
College7,39871.48%, see rank28.52%, see rank79.62%20.38%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School83532.46%, see rank67.54%, see rank61.78%38.22%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Macon, GAGeorgiaU.S.
Total Households35,603, 100%3,585,584116,716,292
Average Household Size2.45, see rank2.632.58
1 Person Households12,040, 33.82%, see rank25.36%26.74%
2 or More Person Households23,563, 66.18%, see rank74.64%73.26%
Family Households (Families)21,442, 60.23%, see rank68.55%66.43%
Average Family Size3.16, see rank3.173.14
Married-Couple Family9,692, 27.22%, see rank47.82%48.42%
Nonfamily Households14,161, 39.77%, see rank31.45%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Macon, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total70,915see rank7,646,507248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over30,971100%, see rank3,691,768120,789,875
Never Married14,42646.58%, see rank35.19%35.08%
Married12,26139.59%, see rank52.76%52.93%
Widowed8252.66%, see rank2.30%2.53%
Divorced3,45911.17%, see rank9.75%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over39,944100%, see rank3,954,739127,252,362
Never Married16,60941.58%, see rank29.66%28.74%
Married12,58831.51%, see rank49.01%49.95%
Widowed4,84312.12%, see rank8.68%9.34%
Divorced5,90414.78%, see rank12.64%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Macon, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
Native89,18897.36%, see rank90.33%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence72,26578.89%, see rank55.27%58.71%
Born in Different State16,31617.81%, see rank33.78%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
6070.66%, see rank1.27%1.38%
Foreign Born2,4162.64%, see rank9.67%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6830.75%, see rank3.50%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,7331.89%, see rank6.17%7.16%
Born In Europe610.07%, see rank0.91%1.56%
Born In Asia5490.60%, see rank2.57%3.67%
Born In Africa2120.23%, see rank0.77%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,5441.69%, see rank5.22%6.79%
Born In Northern America500.05%, see rank0.17%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Macon, GA%GeorgiaU.S.
English32,44195.94%, see rank86.80%79.64%
Spanish8572.53%, see rank7.06%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages3040.90%, see rank3.13%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1510.45%, see rank2.18%3.24%
Other600.18%, see rank0.84%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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