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Population (year 2000): 97,255. Estimated population in July 2005: 94,316 (-3.0% change)
Males: 43,141 (44.4%), Females: 54,114 (55.6%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $27,405 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Macon:

  • Black (62.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (7.3%), English (5.7%), Irish (4.0%), German (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), Scottish (1.1%).Georgia

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 55.8 square miles

Macon,

For population 25 years and over in Macon

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Macon city

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -9,443 (-8.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (82.2 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (681.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Payne, GA (2.2 miles) , GA (14.1 miles Centerville, GA (14.5 miles Gray, GA (14.7 miles Byron, Robins, GA Warner (15.7 miles AFB, GA (16.4 miles Robins GA (22.0 miles Gordon, GA Jeffersonville, (23.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1999: 381 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 149 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $83,500

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 83.65 W

Area code: 478


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Retail trade (12.3%), Manufacturing (10.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,987 (+22.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 24,482 (67.2%)


 

Crime in Macon by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 18 16 18 16
    per 100,000 18.5 16.5 18.5 16.5
Rapes 60 63 46 54
    per 100,000 61.7 64.8 47.3 55.5
Robberies 275 240 229 253
    per 100,000 282.8 246.8 235.5 260.1
Assaults 351 319 354 367
    per 100,000 360.9 328.0 364.0 377.4
Burglaries 2,291 2,288 1,881 2,003
    per 100,000 2355.7 2352.6 1934.1 2059.5
Thefts 6,272 6,296 6,181 6,455
    per 100,000 6449.0 6473.7 6355.5 6637.2
Auto thefts 1,323 1,211 1,010 1,026
    per 100,000 1360.3 1245.2 1038.5 1055.0
731.9 705.2 653.5 686.2

Average climate in Macon, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Macon,

Macon-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Macon city center killed 18 people and injured 300 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Little Richard - (born 1932), musician, Sidney Lanier - (1842-1881), novelist, Albert Lucas - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Sep 1, 1978), George Foster - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 9, 1980), Melvyn Douglas - (died 1981), actor, Tony Gilbert - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Oct 16, 1979), Tony Hollings - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Dec 1, 1981), David Monds - College basketball player (Oklahoma State Cowboys), Justin Reeves - College basketball player (Mercer Bears), Michael Ford - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles).

Main business address for: SECURITY BANK CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), IOS CAPITAL LLC (WHOLESALE-PAPER AND PAPER PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Macon:
  • COLISEUM MEDICAL CENTERS (350 HOSPITAL DR)
  • COLISEUM PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (340 HOSPITAL DR BOX 9366)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CENTRAL GA REHAB HOSPITAL (3351 NORTHSIDE DR)
  • MACON NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL (400 CHARTER BOX 4627)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA (777 HEMLOCK ST BOX 6000)
  • MIDDLE GEORGIA HOSPITAL (888 PINE ST)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Macon:
  • MIDDLE GEORGIA REGIONAL (about 11 miles; MACON, GA; ID: MCN)
  • ROBINS AFB (about 15 miles; WARNER ROBINS, GA; ID: WRB)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 77 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Macon:
  • HERBERT SMART DOWNTOWN (about 8 miles; MACON, GA; ID: MAC)
  • WARNER ROBINS AIR PARK (about 20 miles; WARNER ROBINS, GA; ID: 5A2)
  • PERRY-HOUSTON COUNTY (about 25 miles; PERRY, GA; ID: PXE)

Amtrak station:
MACON (GREYHOUND STA., 65 SPRING ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 29 $79,410 $32,859 0 $0
Financial Administration 19 $52,020 $32,854 2 $2,287
Other Government Administration 36 $115,916 $38,638 17 $20,141
Judicial and Legal 16 $47,555 $35,666 3 $2,737
Police - Other 63 $142,644 $27,170 19 $26,891
Firefighters 363 $1,018,867 $33,681 0 $0
Fire - Other 7 $13,902 $23,832 1 $744
Streets and Highways 71 $169,278 $28,610 1 $1,207
Airports 17 $35,820 $25,284 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 128 $231,272 $21,681 0 $0
Sewerage 13 $22,740 $20,990 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 294 $826,068 $33,717 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 108 $285,577 $31,730 3 $1,251
Parks and Recreation 153 $355,247 $27,862 140 $124,704
Totals for Government 1317 $3,396,316 $30,945 186 $179,961
Colleges/Universities in Macon:
  • MERCER UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,859; Location: 1400 COLEMAN DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mercer.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • MACON STATE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,557; Location: 100 COLLEGE STATION DR; Public; Website: www.maconstate.edu)
  • CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,383; Location: 3300 MACON TECH DR; Public; Website: www.cgtcollege.org)
  • WESLEYAN COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 494; Location: 4760 FORSYTH RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wesleyancollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • MACON BEAUTY SCHOOL (Location: 630 J NORTH AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA-RADIOLOGY SCHOOL (Location: 777 HEMLOCK ST HOSPITAL BOX 120; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MITCHELL WINDHAM ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 4159 HOUSTON AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Macon:
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; FT VALLEY, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; MILLEDGEVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 4,028)
  • GORDON COLLEGE (about 38 miles; BARNESVILLE, GA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; MORROW, GA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE (about 72 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 8,213)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 79 miles; DECATUR, GA; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 79 miles; ATHENS, GA; FT enrollment: 28,464)
Public high schools in Macon:
  • WESTSIDE HIGH (Students: 1,711; Location: 2851 HEATH ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,282; Location: 2155 NAPIER AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SOUTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,171; Location: 1730 CANTERBURY ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 908; Location: 1646 UPPER RIVER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RUTLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 6250 SKIPPER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILLIAM S. HUTCHINGS CAREER CENTER (Students: 428; Location: 2004 RIVERSIDE DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Macon:
  • TATTNALL SQUARE ACADEMY (Students: 932; Location: 760 LAKECREST DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • STRATFORD ACADEMY (Students: 903; Location: 6010 PEAKE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CENTRAL FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN A (Students: 865; Location: 8460 HAWKINSVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MT DE SALES ACADEMY (Students: 574; Location: 851 ORANGE ST MAILING POB 6136; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • WINDSOR ACADEMY (Students: 398; Location: 4150 JONES ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GILEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 271; Location: 1931 ROCKY CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MIDDLE GEORGIA CHRISTIAN SCHOO (Students: 232; Location: 1686 WILLIAMSON ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COVENANT ACADEMY INC. (Students: 229; Location: 4652 AYERS ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WOODFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 64; Location: 4500 CHAPEL HILL DRIVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • ERNEST SALOOM ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 1441 WILLIAMSON RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Macon:
  • WEAVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,132; Location: 2570 HEATH ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RUTLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 990; Location: 6260 SKIPPER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HERITAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 928; Location: 6050 THOMASTON ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MCEVOY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 1751 WILLIAMSON ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SPRINGDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 810; Location: 4965 NORTHSIDE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MILLER MAGNET MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 801; Location: 751 HENDLEY STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 5910 ZEBULON ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • APPLING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 1210 SHURLING DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BERND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 4160 OCMULGEE EAST BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BURDELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 972 FORT HILL STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Macon:
  • PROGRESSIVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 440; Location: 151 MADISON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH S SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 905 HIGH STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST PETER CLAVER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 133 WARD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RIVERSIDE CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 148; Location: 735 PIERCE AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ANDREWS MONTESSORI PRESCHOO (Students: 85; Location: 501 BASS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • M.A. EVANS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 345 EDWARDS AVENUE; Grades: KG - 1)
  • BETHANY JR ACADEMY EARLY LEARN (Students: 30; Location: 2742 MILLERFIELD RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • MONTESSORI OF MACON (Students: 24; Location: 436 FOREST HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WORLD OF FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADE (Students: 18; Location: 5028 BLOOMFIELD ROAD; Grades: 2 - 10)
  • WIMBISH ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 640 WIMBISH ROAD; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Macon:
  • MIDDLE GEORGIA REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $5,948,178; Location: 1180 WASHINGTON AVENUE; 515,027 books; 2,558 audio materials; 1,149 video materials; 730 serial subscriptions)
 

Macon compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Macon:
  • WDDO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNEX (1400 AM; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: RADIO PEACH, INC)
  • WLCG (1280 AM; 5 kW; MACON, GA)
  • WBML (900 AM; 2 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: WBML, INC.)
  • WDEN (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXJO (1120 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNG (1350 AM; 15 kW; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CHASE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGA (980 AM; 5 kW; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Macon:
  • W282AE (104.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYS (105.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W203BH (88.5 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMKS (92.3 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDEN-FM (99.1 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBKG (88.9 FM; MACON, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQBZ (106.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYNF (96.5 FM; GRAY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEZ (93.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQMJ (100.1 FM; FORSYTH, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBV (101.7 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXM (107.1 FM; GORDON, GA; Owner: ROBERTS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTG (91.3 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: JOY PUBLIC B/CNG CORP)
  • WIBB-FM (97.9 FM; FORT VALLEY, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGA-FM (100.9 FM; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WDCO-FM (89.7 FM; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W202BA (88.3 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPWB (90.5 FM; BYRON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INST., INC.)
  • WMGB (95.1 FM; MONTEZUMA, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WELV-FM (102.5 FM; WARNER ROBINS, GA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Macon:
  • WDMA-LP (Channel 32; MACON, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMGT-TV (Channel 41; MACON, GA; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPGA-TV (Channel 58; PERRY, GA; Owner: RADIO PERRY, INC.)
  • WMAZ-TV (Channel 13; MACON, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WGXA (Channel 24; MACON, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MACON LICENSE LLC)
  • WGNM (Channel 64; MACON, GA; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WDCO-TV (Channel 29; COCHRAN, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

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