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Macon, Georgia

Macon is a city located in central Georgia, USA. It is among the largest metropolitan areas in Georgia, and the county seat of Bibb County, It lies near the geographic center of Georgia, approximately 75 miles south of Atlanta, hence the city's nickname as the Heart of Georgia. As of the 2000 census, Macon had a population of 97,255; as of 2005, the Macon-Warner Robins-Fort Valley combined statistical area had an estimated metropolitan population of 379,669 . Macon is located at latitude 32°50'5" North, and longitude 83°39'6" West. Macon is the sixth-largest city and third-largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in Georgia. The Macon Consolidated Statistical Area includes 13 Georgia counties; the July 2006 U.S. Census estimate puts Macon's CSA population at 476,954. Robins Air Force Base, a major employer, is south of the city in Warner Robins. The area is also home to several institutions of higher education, as well as numerous museums and tourism sites. The area is...more

Macon Economy

City economy An economic study ranked Macon 278 out of 302 cities in 2006. Personal income The median income for a household in the city was $27,405, and the median income for a family was $33,699. Males had a median income of $29,950 versus $22,865 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,082. About 21.6% of families and 25.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.7% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over. Musical heritage natives have had a great influence upon music of the United States. The kazoo was invented in the city during the 1840s. Macon has been the birthplace or hometown to such musicians as The Allman Brothers Band, Mark Heard, Lucille Hegamin, Lena Horne, Otis Redding, and Little Richard, as well as more recent names like violinist Robert McDuffie, rapper Young Jeezy, and country artist Jason Aldean. Rapper Jody Breeze was discovered in Macon at a car show. Capricorn Records, run by Macon native Phil Walden, made...more

Macon Careers

Among the most common occupations in Macon are Service occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Macon, Georgia work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Macon Industries

The leading industries in Macon, Georgia are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 16%; and Other services, except public administration, 6%. Simply Hired's Macon job listings indicate that the following industries in Macon are hiring the most workers:

Macon Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Macon, Georgia is $28,436, and the median income of households in Macon was $23,956.

Average Salaries in Macon, GA

Macon, GA


According to our Macon Trends data, the number of Macon, Georgia jobs has decreased by 13% since July 2013.
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Macon Employment Statistics

Population of Macon
Total population 89,790
Male 43.03%
Female 56.97%
Median age 33.6
Macon Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.5%
Median cost of a home $84,000
Median mortgage payment $585
Renter-occupied homes 51.5%
Vacant housing 18.7%
Median monthly rent $491
Average Income
Median for all workers $18,826
Median for all male full-time $31,703
Median for all female full-time $25,170
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 12%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 11%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 38%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 38%
Currently married 33%
Separated 5%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 15%
White 0%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 100%
Macon Commute
Carpool 14.4%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes