Housing & Living

The median property value in Macon-Bibb County, GA was $120,200 in 2019, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $116,500 to $120,200, a 3.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Macon-Bibb County, GA is 52.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Macon-Bibb County, GA have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work.

$120k

Median Property Value

3.18%

Property Value Growth Rate

20.6

Average Commute Time (minutes)

90.4%

Cost of Living

Property Value

n 2019, the median property value in Macon-Bibb County, GA grew to to $120,200 from the previous year’s value of $116,500. The following charts display, first, the property values in Macon-Bibb County, GA compared to it’s parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Macon-Bibb County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k – $150k range.

Household Income

In 2019, the median household income of the 58.1k households in Macon-Bibb County, GA grew to $41,334 from the previous year’s value of $39,931. The following chart displays the households in Macon-Bibb County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

Property Taxes

This chart shows the households in Macon-Bibb County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Macon-Bibb County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 – $1,499 range.

Rent vs. Own

In 2019, 52.3% of the housing units in Macon-Bibb County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year’s rate of 52.6%. This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Macon-Bibb County, GA compared it’s parent and neighboring geographies.

Commute Time

Using averages, employees in Macon-Bibb County, GA have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Macon-Bibb County, GA have “super commutes” in excess of 90 minutes. The chart below shows how the median household income in Macon-Bibb County, GA compares to that of it’s neighboring and parent geographies.

Commuter Transportation

In 2019, 82.7% of workers in Macon-Bibb County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.4%) and those who worked at home (2.98%). The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

Car Ownership

The following chart displays the households in Macon-Bibb County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Macon-Bibb County, GA have 2 cars, followed by false.