Macon, NC

Macon, situated in Warren County, is a small town made up of half a square mile.

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The median resident age in Macon is 55 years. The median estimated household income is about $50,000 making it about $2,000 more than the North Carolina average. The estimated per capita is about $22,000. The average price for a home in Macon is about $72,000 (2015) which is $88,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $850 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Macon is 85% White, 13% Black, 1% Two or more races, and 1% other. 91% of the population are high school graduates, with 24% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 45% are married, 2% are divorced, 8% are separated, 9% are widowed, leaving 36% that have never been married.

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Warren County

Macon belongs to Warren County in the north eastern part of North Carolina. The County, named after Joseph Warren, has a population 21,000.

Warren County borders Northampton, Halifax, Franklin, Vance, Brunswick (VA), and Mecklenburg (VA) counties.

Warren County is made up of 444 square miles. 428 of which is land with the remaining 15 as water.


The population of Macon, NC is about 120. The population has fluctuated since its founding, with a steady decrease since the 1950s.


The elevation of Macon, NC is 381 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip code for Macon, NC is 27551.

Area Code

The area code for Macon, NC is 252.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Macon and Warren County have voted mostly Democrat, with 68% going to Barrack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 66% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 33% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 1%.


The unemployment rate for Macon is about 8% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%. Retail and forestry make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Warren Record is the primary newspaper that covers the Warren County area.


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