Macon County Information

Macon in Alabama occupies 613 square miles and has a 2006 population of 22,594, a change from a 2000 population of 24,105 and 24,928 in 1990. 22.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.7% percent is 25-35, and 10.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 76 acts of violent crime reported in Macon in 2004, a change from 83 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 424 people: 4.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.1%.

Read more about Macon, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMacon 
StateAlabama 
Land Area613 sq. milesRanked 1,698 of 3,140
Population 200622,594Ranked 1,694 of 3,140
Population 200522,684 
Population 200024,105Ranked 1,591 of 3,140
Population 199024,928Ranked 1,465 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion15.7% 
African American82.8% 
Asian American.9% 
Native American.1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.5% 
Population 5 to 1412.8% 
Population 15 to 2422.9% 
Population 25 to 3410.7% 
Population 35 to 4410.1% 
Population 45 to 5413.2% 
Population 55 to 6410.5% 
Population 65 to 746.8% 
Population 75 and up7.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes7683
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes8 
Robberies22 
Aggravated Assaults44 
Total Property Crimes9151,009
Burglaries364 
Larceny Thefts513 
Motor Vehicle Thefts38 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,9269,157
Unemployed Population424469
Unemployment Rate4.8%5.1%

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