Macon Metro Area, Georgia 

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Population

229,900

-0.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$39,609

Median Home Price

$124,300

Median Age

38.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

5.1 / 7.4

summer / winter

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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.
State: Georgia
County:
Metro Area: Macon Metro Area
City: Macon, Forsyth, 10 total
Zip Codes: 31210, 31204, 31206, 31029, 31217, 31216, 31211, 31032, 31220, 31052, 22 total
Cost of Living: -18.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 354 ft above sea level

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Macon, GA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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Cons
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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.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Macon Metro Area is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in the Macon metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Macon metro area remained narrowly Democratic, 51.3% to 47.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Macon Metro Area's population is 229,900 people. Since 2020, 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: $124,300. 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 12.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Macon is $124,300.
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ZIP CODES IN MACON METRO AREA, GEORGIA
31210, 31204, 31206, 31029, 31217, 31216, 31211, 31032, 31220, 31052, 22 total

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