Macon County GA Information


Macon County Subdivisions

Macon County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 14,236
Population in Households 12,296
Population in Familes 10,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,940
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 4,833
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 3,214
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,023 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,810 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,303 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $80,992
Average Home Value $135,710


Median Household Income $28,865
Average Household Income $38,212
Per Capita Income $13,302
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.62%
Households -0.64% -0.63%
Families -0.86% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Macon County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macon County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 30th
Population Density1 # 119 26th
Diversity Index2 # 54 67th
Median Household Income # 148 8th
Per Capita Income # 157 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.