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Macon County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 29,811
  • Males: 14,222
  • Females: 15,589

Ethnicity:

  • White: 28,510
  • Black/African American: 290
  • Hispanic: 435
  • Native American/Eskimo: 41
  • Asian: 251
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 12
  • Other: 10
  • 2 or more: 262

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (27,320)
  2. Spanish (445)
  3. German (90)
  4. Italian (60)
  5. French (50)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 784

  1. Mexico (127)
  2. United Kingdom (118)
  3. Germany (60)
  4. Guatemala (48)
  5. Korea (44)
  6. Canada (40)
  7. Taiwan (39)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (11,167)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,763)
  3. Catholic Church (1,493)
  4. Assemblies of God (1,302)
  5. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (749)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 12,328
    • Sensory: 1,269
    • Physical: 3,629
    • Mental: 1,415
    • Self-care: 1,033
    • Go outside home: 2,019
    • Employment: 2,591

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 252

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 12,828
    • Utility gas: 133
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,920
    • Electricity: 5,268
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,371
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 1,058
    • Solar Energy: 24
    • Other fuel: 46
    • No fuel used: 8

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 25,448
    • No vehicle: 1,589
    • 1 or more vehicle: 23,859

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 165
    • No High School: 1,824
    • Some High School: 2,985
    • High School: 7,048
    • Some College: 4,866
    • Associate's Degree: 1,477
    • College Degree: 2,293
    • Master's Degree: 852
    • Professional Degree: 331
    • Doctoral Degree: 67

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 12,828
    • Owners with phone: 10,293
    • Owners without phone: 140
    • Renters with phone: 2,250
    • Renters without phone: 145

    10 closest counties:

    1. Jackson County, North Carolina
    2. Swain County, North Carolina
    3. Rabun County, Georgia
    4. Clay County, North Carolina
    5. Towns County, Georgia
    6. Graham County, North Carolina
    7. Haywood County, North Carolina
    8. Oconee County, South Carolina
    9. Stephens County, Georgia
    10. Habersham County, Georgia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    28734, 28741, 28744, 28763, 28775

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM) FRANKLIN, NC
    • WHLC (104.5 FM) HIGHLANDS, NC
    • WFSC (1050 AM) FRANKLIN, NC
    • WPFJ (1480 AM) FRANKLIN, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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