Macon, Georgia 

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Economy in Macon, Georgia

Macon has an unemployment rate of 6.1%. The US average is 5.2%.

Macon has seen the job market increase by 0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.0%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Macon
- The Sales Tax Rate for Macon is 7.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Macon is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Macon
- The average income of a Macon resident is $21,293 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Macon resident is $36,671 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYMacon, GeorgiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate6.1%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.5%1.6%
  Future Job Growth35.0%38.0%
  Sales Taxes7.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes6.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$21,293$28,555
  Household Income$36,671$53,482
  Family Median Income$50,039$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.6%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.2%0.6%
  Construction4.5%6.2%
  Manufacturing6.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.1%2.7%
  Retail trade13.9%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.3%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.9%2.1%
  Finance and insurance6.5%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.6%4.3%
  Educational services11.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.2%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.2%7.4%
  Other services4.6%4.9%
  Public administration6.3%4.8%
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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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