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Macon, Georgia, 31210
1 Bedroom$525 - $656
2 Bedrooms$638 - $868
Macon, Georgia, 31211
Studio/1 BedroomUp to $450
Macon, Georgia, 31210
Studio/1 BedroomUp to $489
2 BedroomsUp to $589
Macon, Georgia, 31204
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If you are a couple and seeking a new place, there are all manner of family friendly apartments available for rent both northeast of city center and in many other nice neighborhoods as well. Soon you will have no trouble at all getting around like a local in Macon, your new city!
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 19.4% 10.1% +9.3% $10,000 to $14,999 10.6% 5.9% +4.7% $15,000 to $19,999 8.5% 5.9% +2.6% $20,000 to $24,999 8.0% 6.4% +1.6% $25,000 to $29,999 6.7% 6.4% +0.3% $30,000 to $34,999 7.1% 6.2% +0.9% $35,000 to $39,999 4.8% 5.9% -1.1% $40,000 to $44,999 5.5% 5.8% -0.3% $45,000 to $49,999 4.2% 5.1% -0.9% $50,000 to $59,999 6.8% 9.2% -2.4% $60,000 to $74,999 7.0% 10.5% -3.5% $75,000 to $99,999 5.5% 10.4% -4.9% $100,000 to $124,999 2.3% 5.2% -2.9% $125,000 to $149,999 1.2% 2.5% -1.3% $150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 2.2% -1.4% $200,000 or more 1.4% 2.4% -1.0%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 7.4% 6.5% +0.9% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.1% 11.8% -0.7% 15.0% to 19.9% 12.3% 14.6% -2.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 11.5% 12.8% -1.3% 25.0% to 29.9% 10.2% 10.2% +0.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.4% 7.3% -0.9% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.1% 5.1% +0.0% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.7% 6.5% +0.2% 50.0% or more 20.5% 16.5% +4.0% Not computed 8.8% 8.6% +0.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 13.2% 14.3% -1.1% 25 to 34 years 25.4% 31.6% -6.2% 35 to 44 years 21.3% 23.0% -1.7% 45 to 54 years 16.2% 14.1% +2.1% 55 to 64 years 9.0% 7.2% +1.8% 65 to 74 years 7.0% 4.7% +2.3% 75 to 84 years 5.7% 3.6% +2.1% 85 years and over 2.1% 1.4% +0.7%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 51.0% 30.7% +20.3% 30 to 44 minutes 19.1% 24.4% -5.3% 45 to 59 minutes 6.5% 15.6% -9.1% 60 or more minutes 23.4% 29.2% -5.8%
Source: 2000 Census
Macon is called the ‘Heart of Georgia' and it is - it's located in the dead center of the state, south of Atlanta. It has a population of 98,000 people. Macon is a wonderful combination of both antebellum South and modern urban living. Once a fort, Macon has taken its progress seriously and has become a sought after place to live. Looking for your Macon apartment, know that it is a very car dependent city so plan accordingly.
Macon is home to several good museums and major attractions. Major southern landmarks include the Hay House, the Woodruff House and the Cannonball House. With a long history in music, Macon has a very good symphony orchestra and is also home to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. From being the home of the kazoo, which was invented in Macon in the 1840s, to the Allman Brothers and many other groups, music is an integral part of the city's makeup. You'll find many annual festivals as well as the Georgia State Fair. Ocmulgee Riverwalk offers plenty of room for running and biking as well as other areas. Macon is a well-rounded, resident friendly city!
Once settled into your Macon apartment, it will be time to start looking for restaurants.The one place everyone should start is at Nu-Way Weiners to try the local specialty, the ‘slaw dog' with a glass of sweet tea on the side. This place is always crowded, always friendly and the hot dogs are fantastic. If burgers are your bent, then Five Guys makes possibly the best one in town. For more upscale evenings, Natalie's serves New Orleans style food in a wonderful atmosphere, and Edgar's Bistro serves up excellent food as well. There are any number of ethnic cuisine places sprinkled around the city which means you'll always have lots of choices.
At night, downtown Macon offers the largest concentration of bars and nightlife. There are at least ten within walking distance of one another. Start with The Rookery which has the best jukebox in town. The Dirty Iguana, the Redeye Tavern and The Hummingbird, which has great live music, are all there. Your Macon apartment will not be far from good nightlife, and it is just up to you to get out and find your new favorite hangout.
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Macon Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Macon have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Macon apartment cost $343. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Macon apartment was $533 in February. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Macon rentals listed below.
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From downtown Rochester, the airport is only eighteen minutes away by car. The Rochester Transit Service has buses running from downtown to the airport throughout the day for $2. Taxi should cost around fifteen dollars.