Macon-Bibb County demographics profile

StatisticMacon-Bibb CountyGeorgiaNational
Population153,92510,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)61816791
Median age35.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%45%43%
Speak English95%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%
Macon-Bibb County, GA has a population of 153,925 and is the 167th largest city in the United States. The population density is 618 per sq mi which is 270% higher than the Georgia average and 582% higher than the national average. The median age in Macon-Bibb County is 36 which is approximately 1% lower than the Georgia average of 36. In Macon-Bibb County, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 76% of Macon-Bibb County residents were born in Georgia, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Macon-Bibb County is 270% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Macon-Bibb County is 1% lower than Georgia.
  • In Macon-Bibb County 42.03% of the population is White.
  • In Macon-Bibb County 53.85% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Macon-Bibb County 1.85% of the population is Asian.

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Macon-Bibb County population breakdown by race

RaceMacon-Bibb CountyGeorgiaNational
White42.03%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American53.85%31.17%12.63%
Asian1.85%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.13%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.56%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.54%2.79%4.75%
In Macon-Bibb County, 3.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Macon-Bibb County, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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