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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.


Small city / military town - Central Georgia, 80 miles southeast of Atlanta See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Bibb County
Metro Area: Macon Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Macon
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 354 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Macon

    The unemployment rate in Macon is 6.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon jobs have Increased by 0.54 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Macon's cost of living is 15.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Macon's Cost of Living
    Macon's population is 155,023 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.41 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Macon is $108,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -13.32%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Macon public schools spend $10,800 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Macon. Learn more...

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Taxes high, roads in need of repair. Very few decent neighborhoods, crime... (Read More)



Charming place to live

Macon has been progressing so quickly lately. Downtown is fantastic. Tons of newly renovated lifts apartments, condos, restaurants. This city has charm and lots of... (Read More)



Not a great place especially for young people

Macon is not a place I would really recommend anyone raising their children and if you happen to live there then stay in northern macon since that's the only place... (Read More)



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