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-Cost of living and housing
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What Bert Has To Say About Macon Metro Area

Macon is a typical Mid-sized Southern city in both appearance and feel, with roots as a textile mill town. The downtown area has a large and well-used riverfront park, and the city has more entries on the National Register of Historic Places than any other city in Georgia. The area has a richer cultural and art presence than many others of its type. The Georgia Music Hall of Fame highlights state music achievements, and the city is well known for Southern-style music, food and restaurants. Three hospitals add a strong healthcare presence.


Quick Facts About Macon

    The unemployment rate in Macon is 8.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon jobs have Increased by 0.08 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Macon's cost of living is 21.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Macon's population is 91,604 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.56 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Macon is $54,300. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.10 percent.
    Macon public schools spend $9,851 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Macon.

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re: Cant wait to get out - 1/10/2007
Not conservative enough for me Ivette. And I'm not a country bumpkin, and I'm also educated, and intelligent. I just moved back to Macon from California after 20... (read more)
re: Honest Feedback Please: - 8/14/2008
People either love it or hate it. Read these reviews:... (read more)
Macon...what it once was and what it is now..
I have lived in Macon almost all of my life; by almost I mean that I lived in Warner Robins for about a year and a half almost 17 yrs ago. I remember as a child living... (read more)
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