Macon-Bibb County is located in central Georgia. The city-county consolidated government is governed by a mayor and was formed in 2014 by the the City of Macon and Bibb County. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.maconbibb.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 153,905 and the 2010 census population was 155,510. The land area is 249.76 square miles and there are 622.8 persons per square mile.
43.1% of the population is White, 53.4% is Black or African American, 3.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.9% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 82.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $123,000, there are 56,585 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,982, the median household income is $37,550, and 24.9% of the persons in Bibb County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,851. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,536,200, and sales per capita were $16,374. The percentage of black-owned firms is 32.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 35.1%.
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