Macon County MO Information


Macon County Subdivisions

Macon County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,405
Daytime Population: Workers 5,848
Daytime Population: Residents 8,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 15,119
Population in Familes 12,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $37,624
Average Household Income $52,061
Per Capita Income $21,686


Total Housing Units 7,707 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,543 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,776 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,388 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $99,519
Average Home Value $150,991


Total Households 6,319
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,114
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.31%
Households -0.2% -0.35%
Families -0.35% -0.45%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Macon County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Macon County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 69 41st
Population Density # 88 24th
Diversity Index # 58 50th
Median Household Income # 83 29th
Per Capita Income # 65 44th

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