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Average rent in Macon, GA

$1,112/mo Macon, GA average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Macon, GA is $1,112.

    Macon, GA apartment rent ranges

    About 50% of apartment rents in Macon, GA range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 8% of apartments. Around 32% of Macon’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 8% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Macon, GA rent trends

    Getting around in Macon, GA

    44 /100
    Car-Dependent
    31 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 44, Bike Score®: 31

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Macon, GA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Macon, GA were last updated on 8 Feb 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Macon, GA?

    The best apartments in Macon, GA are: Lofts at Zebulon, The Preserve at Forest Hill, Rutland Place, The Element at 3900 | Apartments Located in Macon, GA and Northwood Apartment Homes.

    What is the average rent in Macon, GA?

    The average rent in Macon, GA is $1,112. Start your search for apartments in Macon, GA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Macon, GA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Macon, GA is between $900 and $930. View all studio apartments in Macon, GA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA is between $580 and $2,214. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Macon, GA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA is between $500 and $2,660. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Macon, GA is between $574 and $2,825. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Macon, GA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Macon, GA?

    In Macon 46% of the housing is rented out compared to 54% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 8% of Macon’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 50% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 38% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Macon, GA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Macon are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 29% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 94% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 5% are mid-rises, and 1% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Macon, GA?

    Studio apartments in Macon are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 29% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 50% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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    Living in Macon, GA

    Macon has a small-town vibe with big-city amenities. With 180 acres of outstanding forestry, parks, walking trails, rivers, and waterholes, Macon provides renters with a highly welcoming environment. Although the area has a warmer climate than the rest of the nation, renters will find that the winters here can be rainy. Mercer University, Wesleyan College and Middle Georgia State University are all located in Mercer. There are also fields, playgrounds, boat ramps, and picnic areas for renters to enjoy, as well as 35 miles of shoreline, giving way to opportunities for fishing, boating and waterskiing. Meanwhile, renters who are golf enthusiasts can find some courses in and around Macon, including The “Idle Hour” course. The Lake Tobesofkee Recreation Area also offers renters 1,800 acres for a vast range of outdoor activities.

    Renting in Macon, GA

    Just south of Atlanta, Macon has a slower pace of life. The city is generally safe, with Jones County, College Hill, Wesleyan Woods, downtown Macon and the Ingleside Historic District being the best neighborhoods for rental apartments. Renters here spend their free time at one of Macon’s many well-known outdoor attractions: The Grand Opera House, The Cannonball House (the most significant stage in the Southeast at the time, where stars like Charlie Chaplin performed), Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Theatre Macon, Tubman Museum, and the Museum of Arts and Sciences, just to name a few. Apartments with two bedrooms are preferred by Macon renters, who account for 40% of the market, although there are also apartments with five or more bedrooms. Notably, Macon follows Georgia lease law, which states that a landlord cannot require a renter to fix or pay for repairs unless the tenant, their family or guests caused the damage in the apartment. Landlords also can’t raise your rent or force you to leave without giving you 60 days’ notice. Likewise, be sure to give your landlord 30 days’ notice if you decide to leave.

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    Macon, GA demographics

    Macon, GA has a population of 162,839 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 86,208 of Macon’s residents are women and 76,631 are men. The median age of those who live in Macon, GA is 36.4.

    Shopping in Macon, GA

    Renters frequently go to Smiley’s Flea Market — one of three locations in the U.S. — or Macon State Farmers’ Market, which is open every day with regular vendors that provide fresh vegetables. Shopping centers in Macon include Mercer Village, a cluster of shops, apartments and restaurants near the Mercer University campus; Macon Mall; and The Shoppes at River Crossing, which has Belk, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Dillard’s. Additionally, renters can shop for groceries at The Fresh Market, Publix, Yvonne’s Natural Market, and Harveys Supermarket.

    Macon, GA households

    • 37,371 Family
      24,963 Non-family
    • 18,197 Children
      44,137 No Children
    • 62,334Total Number of Households
    • 2.57Average People Per Household
    • $38,350Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 62,334 households in Macon, GA. 37,371 are family households and 24,963 are non-family households. There are 18,197 households with children in Macon and 44,137 households without children. On average, about 2.57 people live in a household in Macon, GA.

    Transportation in Macon, GA

    If you plan to rent an apartment in Macon, you should know that the MTA (Macon Transit Authority) operates the City Bus System and provides a safe, high-quality, dependable and affordable service. There are 10 city bus routes, as well as an express bus that serves the Warner Robins area south of Macon. Likewise, trains in the city are operated by the Southern Railway,while the Central of Georgia Railway is served by Amtrak. Finally, the Macon Downtown Airport has several private and business aircraft, while the Middle Georgia Regional Airport offers public and cargo flights to Macon. The city also has a rich railroad history, and local officials want to reintroduce passenger trains to Macon.

    Macon, GA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Macon, GA is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 40% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 13% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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