Macon, Georgia 

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Population

153,621

+66.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Best Places to Live in Macon, Georgia

Small city / military town - Central Georgia, 80 miles southeast of Atlanta
Pros
-Cost of living and housing
-Historic interest
-Healthcare
Cons
-Summer heat
-Property crime
-Entertainment

Local Listings in Macon, GA
 $65,000 
1653 Winston Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1431 SqFt
 $65,000 
1653 Winston Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1431 SqFt
 $75,900 
6013 Bashon Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 1674 SqFt
 $86,900 
1118 Will Scarlet Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1218 SqFt

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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Bibb County
Metro Area: Macon Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Macon
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 354 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Macon is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon jobs have increased by 1.49%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Macon's cost of living is 20.40% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Macon's Cost of Living

VOTING
Bibb county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Macon's population is 153,621 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 66.47%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Macon is $78,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.65%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Macon

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Macon

It's a good time to buy in Macon. Home Appreciation is up 18.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Macon Real Estate or Find top agents in Macon

The median home price in Macon is $78,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Macon   19 Reviews
Population growth - 7/2/2018
I lived in Macon, GA for most of my life. It should be noted that a large portion of the population growth reported is a result of the City of Macon merging with Bibb... Read More

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Lost in Time - 6/11/2018
Macon,Georgia was once a great city , but now Macon has declined to the point of bankruptcy.Crooked politicians and greedy community leaders who stuffed their pockets... Read More

1 star - 5/16/2018
Taxes high, roads in need of repair. Very few decent neighborhoods, crime... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN MACON GA
$65,000
1653 Winston Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$75,900
6013 Bashon Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$86,900
1118 Will Scarlet Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$91,900
1385 Surrey Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$69,900
266 Edgewater Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$75,000
3732 Atwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

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