Macon-Bibb County, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Macon-Bibb County, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Macon-Bibb County had a population of 155,247 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Macon-Bibb County is located at latitude 32.8088 and longitude -83.6942 in Bibb County. The formal boundaries for the Macon-Bibb County (see map below) encompass a land area of 249.27 sq. miles and a water area of 5.59 sq. miles.

The Macon-Bibb County (GNIS ID: 2761437) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Macon-Bibb County is located within Macon West Division of Bibb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Macon-Bibb County population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Macon-Bibb County, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 155,247
Daytime Population: Workers 85,569
Daytime Population: Residents 92,410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 148,888
Population in Familes 118,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,359
Population Density2 623
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $41,176
Average Household Income $60,800
Per Capita Income $24,320


Total Housing Units 70,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,685 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,977 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,665 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $131,455
Average Home Value $178,495


Total Households 59,662
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 37,830
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.2%
Households -0.13% -0.27%
Families -0.3% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Macon-Bibb County, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macon-Bibb County to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 4 100th
Population Density # 283 55th
Diversity Index # 206 67th
Median Household Income # 271 57th
Per Capita Income # 156 75th

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