Macon, Georgia 

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Population

155,023

45% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$36,671

Avg. Home Price

$72,400

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


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

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Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Bibb County
Metro Area: Macon Metro Area
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 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon jobs have increased by 0.54%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Macon's population is 155,023 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 45.41%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Macon is $72,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.65%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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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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