Since 2017, MBCIA has generated more than $1.87 billion in private investment, created over 3,400 new jobs, and retained over 1,000 jobs. Learn more about the industries investing in Macon-Bibb County.


Prime Age Workforce Participation (25-54 yrs)


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Macon-Bibb County Workforce


Employment Growth Rate

Employment by Industries

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Macon-Bibb County, GA grew at a rate of 2.1%, from 62.2k employees to 63.5k employees. The most common employment sectors for those who live in Macon-Bibb County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,402 people), Retail Trade (7,765 people), and Educational Services (6,705 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Macon-Bibb County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Macon-Bibb County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

Employment by Industry Sector

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020. The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.