Macon-Bibb County, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Macon-Bibb County, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Macon-Bibb County had a population of 154,223 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Macon-Bibb County, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 154,223
Population in Households 148,113
Population in Familes 117,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,110
Population Density2 619
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $42,740
Average Household Income $63,210
Per Capita Income $25,344


Total Housing Units 70,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,002 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 30,584 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,581 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $142,540
Average Home Value $192,127


Total Households 59,586
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 37,712
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.09% -0.24%
Households -0.13% -0.27%
Families -0.3% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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, 2018 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 # 291 54th
Diversity Index # 212 66th
Median Household Income # 271 57th
Per Capita Income # 158 75th

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