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Macon, GA

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Hailed as the ‘song and soul of the south’, and named ‘Top 5 Friendliest Cities‘ by Rand McNally, Macon lies approximately 85 miles south of Atlanta, within the geographic center of Georgia rightfully earning the nickname, ‘heart of Georgia’. Brimming with historical sites, Macon’s attractions offer the visitor a unique look into the region’s 17,000 year history, including a hike through North America’s only reconstructed earth lodge and enjoy myriad cultural offerings, including the state’s largest collection of African American historical artifacts.

Macon Apartments


Austin Chase Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Forest Village
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

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Glenwood Village
Beds: Studio-1
Baths: 1


$709 Two bedroom in Macon-301 Barrington Hall Dr
Beds: 2
Baths: 1


Wesleyan Gardens
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Ridgewood Apartments
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Macon, GA is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.65%
  • 6.39%
  • 5.69%
  • Female
  • 6.95%
  • 6.09%
  • 5.15%
is average rent in Macon, GA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.41%
  • 7.49%
  • 7.4%
of units are available for rent in Macon
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2637
  • 385
  • 4293
Getting Around in Macon, GA

Getting in and around Macon is a cinch with plenty of transportation options including a public transit system that runs six days a week from 5:30am - 11:30pm with Buses departing from Terminal Station on Cherry Street. There are also a number of car rental companies and private car services available. The nearest airport is located a mere 10 miles from downtown Macon, and offers daily commuter flights between popular destinations such as Athens, Atlanta and Macon. Macon is home to Silver Airways, a U.S. airline operating more than 200 daily scheduled airlines between 50 gateways around the country.

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The average commuter time in Macon is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.42%
  • 10.31%
  • 1.34%

African American Historic Sites

<p>Home to the state's most significant and largest African American art, history and cultural collection, it&Otilde;s no wonder the city's slogan is &Ograve;a past to cherish, a future to fulfill.&Oacute; With twenty-two unique African American historic and cultural sites to explore, this city is ripe for exploration for aspiring history buffs. Historical highlights include the 63-foot long mural at the center of the From Africa to America&Oacute; Museum, fabulous neighborhood walks like Pleasant Hill Historic District, home of civil rights leader William P. Randall, and the Rodney Davis memorial, Vietnam War vet and Macon's only Medal of Honor winner.</p>

Ocmulgee National Monument

<p>One of the city's most beloved attractions, Ocmulgee is the continents' only reconstructed Earthlodge and Mississippian temple mounds. Ocmulgee will transport you back to an era of prehistoric mystery and intrigue. The views of downtown Macon from the top of the Great Temple Mound are spectacular, and the raised boardwalks around the site meander through beautiful wetlands environment. Ocmulgee is also the site of the only two Civil War battles fought in Macon, and where there was once a ground littered with gun shells and air filled with thunderous sound of war lies, a scenic covered picnic area and museum.</p>

Entertainment District

<p>Macon has earned the nickname song and soul of the south, and it may have something to do with the rich musical tradition found here. Myriad festivals and celebrations dot the Macon cultural landscape, and with an unusually significant number of theaters and playhouses, there are plenty of options for the most discerning of performance enthusiasts. Catch a production at the old Ritz Building on Cherry Street, or become a part of history at Douglass Theater, the site where Otis Redding was first discovered, and has welcome performers like Little Richard, Cab Calloway and Ma Rainey since it&Otilde;s opening in 1921.</p>