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Macon Demographics

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POPULATION ESTIMATES

 

Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius

Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius

2010 Total Population 322,021 563,168
2012 Total Population 326,322 574,510
2017 Total Population 338,658 591,914
2012-2017 Annual Growth Rate 0.74% 0.60%

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012 and 2017

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
2012                                       $43,140 $41,287
2017 $52,716 $50,314

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012 and 2017

PER CAPITA INCOME

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
2012                                    $22,714 $21,733
2017 $26,115 $24,790

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012 and 2017

MEDIAN AGE 

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
2012                                   36.0 36.8
2017 36.5 37.4

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012 and 2017

2010 POPULATION BY AGE

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
Under 15             21.1% 20.0%
15-24 14.2% 15.0%
25-44 25.8% 25.2%
45-64 26.4% 26.9%
65+ 12.4% 13.0%

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012

2012 POPULATION BY RACE/ETHNICITY

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
Total 326,322 574,510
White Alone 54.5% 57.1%
Black Alone 39.4% 37.7%
American Indian Alone 0.3% 0.3%
Asian or Pacific Islander Alone 2.0% 1.6%
Some Other Race Alone 1.8% 1.7%
Two or More Races 2.0% 1.8%
Hispanic Origin 4.3% 4.0%
Diversity Index 58.5 56.8

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2012

2010 EDUCATIONAL 25+ BY EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

  Downtown Macon
20 Mile Radius
Downtown Macon
40 Mile Radius
Total 208,508 368,621
Less than 9th Grade 4.4% 5.6%
9th-12th Grade, No Diploma 9.7% 11.4%
High School Graduate 34.1% 36.2%
Some College, No Degree 20.8% 19.4%
Associate Degree 7.5% 6.8%
Bachelor's Degree 14.5% 12.5%
Graduate/Professional Degree 9.0% 8.1%

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing. ESRI forecasts for 2010

COST OF LIVING COMPARISION

City Cost of Living Index
Atlanta, GA 109.7
Augusta, GA 98.3
Columbus, GA 102.1
Macon, GA 100.4
Savannah, GA 102.5

* ACCRA Cost of Living Index based on a US average of 100.

Source: Council for Community and Economic Reserach, ACCRA Cost of Living Index, 2013