In 2021, Macon County, NC had a population of 36.5k people with a median age of 50.1 and a median household income of $48,169. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Macon County, NC grew from 35,172 to 36,532, a 3.87% increase and its median household income grew from $45,703 to $48,169, a 5.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Macon County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.48%), Other (Hispanic) (3.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%).
None of the households in Macon County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97% of the residents in Macon County, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Macon County, NC was $176,900, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.
Most people in Macon County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Macon County, NC was 2 cars per household.