Macon Metro Area, Georgia 

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Population

229,966

-0.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$39,609

Median Home Price

$119,774

United States / Georgia / Macon Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Macon Metro Area, Georgia

Small city / military town - Central Georgia, 80 miles southeast of Atlanta. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the Macon metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Macon, GA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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Country: United States
State: Georgia
County:
Metro Area: Macon Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Macon, Forsyth, 10 total
Zip Codes: 31210, 31204, 31206, 31217, 31029, 31216, 31211, 31032, 31220, 31052, 22 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 354 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Macon Metro Area is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Macon Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Macon Metro Area's cost of living is 18.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Macon Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Macon metro area voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Macon Metro Area's population is 229,966 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Macon Metro Area is Real Estate: $119,774. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

SCHOOLS
Macon Metro Area public schools spend $10,389 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Macon Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Macon

It's a good time to buy in Macon. Home Appreciation is up 6.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Macon is $119,774.

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ZIP CODES IN MACON METRO AREA, GEORGIA
31210, 31204, 31206, 31217, 31029, 31216, 31211, 31032, 31220, 31052, 22 total

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